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What started of as a conversation over some wine with friends is now an Organisation going to make a change. None of us anticipated the work that nee…

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Given inadequate mainstream service provision, The Gay Avenue wants to provide direct health and mental health services to LGBTQ+ clients and other m…

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Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respira…

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, all there is to know and understand this new disease picture

What is a coronavirus?

Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that cause disease in animals. Seven, including the new virus, have made t…

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They may have experienced challenges in the first stages of their relationship, but in the end, love overcame for Apsalom Joseph Mdluli (29) and Vale…

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What is HIV/AIDS?

HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus, which is the virus that causes HIV infection. The abbreviation “HIV” can refer to the v…

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  • The only way to know if you have HIV is to get tested

Types of tests used to test for HIV

  • An antigen/antibody test looks for both HIV antibodies and an…

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Drug adherence is a key part of  antiretroviral therapy (ART). It refers to the whole process from choosing, starting, managing to maintaining a…

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Standard antiretroviral therapy (ART) consists of the combination of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs to maximally suppress the HIV virus and stop the prog…

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Key Points to remember 

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A condom is a thin piece of rubbery material that fits over a man’s penis during sex, forming a barrier to protect you from sexually transmitted infe…

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Pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) is a way for people who do not have HIV but who are at very high risk of getting HIV to prevent HIV infection by t…

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LGBTQ is an acronym for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning. These terms are used to describe a person’s sexual orientation …

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Join The Gay Avenue in celebrating Pride Month virtually

June is nationally and internationally recognised as Pride Month, a month dedicated to honour…

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Being LGBTQIA+ in South Africa

By Mlungisi Mnguni ·
Jun 7, 2020

*Being gay in South Africa.*

Being gay in South Africa has been a great liberation. However, in some environments/places it is seen as taboo. This isn…

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LGBTQIA+ and Drug addiction

By The Gay Avenue and DrugRehab ·
Jun 7, 2020

The Gay Avenue has partnered with DrugRehab by Advanced Recovery Systems to bring you assistance at your finger tips on understanding and freeing you…

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