Science of gay lust

Do you ever wonder what happens when you see a hot guy? I read this article that talks about what happens in our brain, and body when we see a sexy person.  I found it really interesting that besides testosterone flooding your brain, as your body gets prepared to “mate”, we also release dopamine, which… Read More ›

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The Truvada Controversy
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Earlier this week,  I spoke about PREP (Pre exposure Prophylaxis), a HIV prevention method which requires you to take a pill on a daily basis to add an extra layer of protection from contracting HIV.  If you haven’t read my previous blog post, the link is right here (scroll down to the post “PILL PREVENTION”). … Read More ›

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What is Prep??

    You may have heard the word PrEP when talking about HIV prevention methods.  PrEP stands for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis.  It’s a kind of prevention method that HIV negative people can use to protect themselves from the Virus.  According to research, a single pill taken once daily, is highly effective against HIV when taken every… Read More ›

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HIV test History

Thirty years ago, the first commercial HIV blood test was approved (read more about it here).  Before that, HIV was an unknown. No one knew how it was spread or how to treat it.  Since then, there has been so much advancement in not only HIV treatment, but in testing as well.  Before it was… Read More ›

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Being single…

I always hear a lot of guys talking about how upset they are that they are single. How horrible it is to not have a boyfriend, or significant other. There is this sense that something is missing, and that we are not complete when we don’t have a partner.  A lot of times, people equate… Read More ›

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The faces of HIV Stigma
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With HIV nowadays (at least here in North America), it is not a death sentence. People who are positive, who are on treatment and taking care of themselves, are able to live full lives, while keeping undetectable levels of the virus in the blood.  Unfortunately though, the biggest hurdle that most poz people face is… Read More ›

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Remembering What Was Lost Section 377 One Year Later…

One year ago today South Asian Queers around the world received devastating news that homosexuality was again criminal in India.  According to the Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, a Law introduced during British rule, sex between the same sex is illegal.  On July 2, 2009 a seven year legal battle in the New… Read More ›

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Seeking Gay Tamil Man

I want someone who likes long walks in the park. Scratch that, I want someone who likes to sit in parks, and judge people who take those long walks. I want someone who loves to read, who can fill me in on the plot while we wait for the movie to start. I want someone… Read More ›

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Are Tamil Movies ready for mainstream gay characters ?

In Tamil movie ‘Goa’ there was a gay story line that too with a full song sequence for the gay characters, very similar to straight characters in any Tamil romantic comedy flick. Unlike the recent Hindi flick. this wasn’t a faux-gay role as portrayed in ‘Dostana’ either. Also another recent tamil movie ‘Avan Ivan’ where Vishal plays an effeminate… Read More ›

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