Health

7 October 2019

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Feathers, celebs encourage MSM to #PrEPup

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As a part of Engage Men’s Health’s #PrEPup campaign, two of South Africa’s most beloved openly gay celebrities have come out in support of this revolutionary preventative measure against HIV infection. MetroFM presenter, Bujy Bikwa, and YouTube sensation and star of The Queen on Mzansi Magic, Moshe Ndiki are the faces of the campaign, which […]

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31 July 2019

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Lose weight, get fit and stand a chance to WIN amazing prizes

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Health and wellness brands Run/Walk For Life and eatForLife will be running their annual FitSlim Challenge from 1 September 2019. Over the past 36 years, Run/Walk For Life has become a highly respected fitness brand within the South African community and running fraternity. For the past couple of years, Run/Walk For Life’s annual FitSlim Challenge, […]

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7 May 2019

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Does a potential cure for HIV mean we should care less about current treatments?

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The statistics are staggering: despite AIDS-related deaths being reduced by 51% since the pandemic reached its peak in 2004, 1.8 million people were still infected with the human immunodeficiency virus in 2017, with close to a million dying from AIDS-related illnesses. A far cry from the “gay cancer” panic of the 1980s, young women in […]

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17 April 2019

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Break the silence around intersex community

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The continued silence around the intersex community contributes immensely to the issues facing intersex people and those close to them. This stillness, whether consciously or unconsciously, magnifies the ill-treatment of intersex people – which usually manifests in the coercion of these individuals to “fix” their gender ambiguity. By definition, intersex means “a person born with […]

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9 September 2018

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The Steam Room Episode 6 – Mental and Sexual Health

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Coming up on The Steam Room: https://youtu.be/LQcCGsMPYnU GaySA Radio, where you are family. This is The Steam Room, brought to you by the South African National Department of Health’s Phila Project. My name is Max, and tonight we’re exploring the world of mental and sexual health. So first of all, even though it might seem […]

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31 August 2018

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The Steam Room Episode 5 – Chem-Sex

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Coming up on The Steam Room: https://youtu.be/s1ASGclIhkw GaySA Radio, where you are family. This is The Steam Room brought to you by the South African National Department of Health’s Phila Project. My name is Max and tonight we are exploring the world of Chem-sex. So first of all, what is chem-sex, and what makes it […]

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19 August 2018

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The Steam Room Episode 9: Blood donation

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The Steam Room is broadcast on GaySA Radio every Wednesday from 19:00 to 21:00, and is brought to you by the National Department of Health’s Phila programme. The Phila programme encourages all South Africans to be inspired to live, and is about keeping fit, knowing about your health and body, eating well and taking action […]

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18 August 2018

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The Steam Room Episode 3 – After Nines

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GaySA Radio, where you are family. This is the Steam Room, brought to you by the South African National Department of Health’s Phila Project. I’m Rey, and on tonight’s show we’ll be exploring to topic of after-nines. We spoke to some people to find out what they thought this term meant and what they had […]

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14 August 2018

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The Steam Room Episode 8: Smoking

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  The Steam Room is broadcast on GaySA Radio every Wednesday from 19:00 to 21:00, and is brought to you by the National Department of Health’s Phila programme. The Phila programme encourages all South Africans to be inspired to live, and is about keeping fit, knowing about your health and body, eating well and taking […]

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10 August 2018

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The Steam Room Episode 2 – First Timers

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GaySA radio, where you are family. This is the Steam Room, brought to you by the South African National Department of health’s Pillow project. I’m Waseem Imam Saheb and tonight we’re exploring the topic of first-timers. We spoke to some people to find out if they knew what we were on about with this one. […]

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