This week is National LGBT Health Awareness Week, which is a wonderful program by the National Coalition for LGBT Health. The smart people over at the Institute of Medicine also released a research brief on LGBT Health, commissioned by the National Institutes of Health. And what did they find? That […]
Finally someone has come up with a cure for all that ails us! Well, at least something that ails us on some days. It’s very awkward when we’re the only one with a camel toe at the gym…
Rutgers announced on March 1 that they would allow students to room with people of the different genders – what is known as gender-neutral or mixed-gender housing. Rutgers is responding to the September tragedy where student Tyler Clemnti committed suicide after being secretly filmed with another man by his straight […]
Grrrrross. For a limited time only (Thank God), Denny’s is celebrating its Baconalia Festival with seven bacon-centric dishes. Think Triple Bacon Sampler, BBBLT, and the Maple Bacon Sundae. The desert is made with maple flavored syrup, vanilla ice cream, and “a generous sprinkle of our diced hickory-smoked bacon.” Barf. Denny’s […]
We should open with a disclaimer here; the information used to produce this interactive map of the world’s average penis size by nation was self-reported. There were no penis police measuring inseams, though the Lollipop Guild could certainly use the work. They’ve been on unemployment since the Wizard of Oz […]
Federal bus safety rules are being rewritten for the first time since 1962. Why? Because our country has gotten F-A-T. Obesity is straight up out of control in our country, and overweight bus riders are putting everyone on the road at risk. Say what? USA Today reports: The Federal Transit […]
Scientists confirm cases of oral cancer from HPV infections now surpass the number of cancers brought on by tobacco use in the United States
We’ve been accused of sensationalizing news in the past, so let’s begin with a disclaimer: This actually gave me a nightmare. There. Let’s move on. Mad props to the insanely talented Ivan Konstantinov and his team at Visual Science for crating the most insanely detailed computer graphic of HIV the […]
Republican Rep. Janna Taylor has begged the Montana courts to not prevent the death penalty. Apparently Montana prisons are rife with cases of HIV positive prisoners killing prison guards with self-fashioned HIV spitballs. And we must kill these would-be killers! Except that’s not at all how HIV is transmitted. Taylor […]
Try as they might, Republican senators were unable to repeal the much maligned, but incredible first step in the right direction, nationalized healthcare program Barack Obama has fought so hard to put into effect. All 47 Republicans voted to repeal the bill and 2 Democrats abstained from voting. The 51 […]
We hate to harsh your day, but we’ve got some serious boner-killing news on our hands here. All that oral sex you young folks are so fond of? It’s killing you. HPV, the nasty little Human Papillomavirus that we already know is linked in a major way to cervical and […]
Gay Health News, Advice, Fitness & More
When is World HIV Day? Can you get a penis transplant? What is the significance of using the term HIV over AIDS in our current discussions? What fitness advice can gay porn stars share when it comes to maintaining a sexy physique? Why is there still a ban denying gay men the right to donate blood? Find answers to all of these questions and more in the gay health section of Hornet.
Staying current on gay health news is a vital part of gay culture as a whole.
With higher rates of depression and suicide affecting LGBTQ individuals, it’s vital that we remain aware of the gay health issues our community is currently facing. Hornet is proud to keep you informed on the health-related issues our community faces, as well as the many advancements we’ve made. You’ll find information ranging from the spread of PrEP across the globe and HIV prevention and destigmatization to fitness tips, nutrition, and personal advice.
Here are just some of the key topics we cover under health: