Just Like a Prayer…

My normal blogs are very tongue in cheek but felt it very inappropriate when dealing with a subject such as religion. These views are my own… Religion to me personally is something I find extremely curious and equally scary; to…

World Aids Day

On the 1st December each year, if on no other day, we pause and reflect on the issues facing those of us living with HIV. Apart from the health issues, there is the still present stigma of living openly with…

Book Hunting

Earlier this year, Ty came up with a cunning plan to strengthen the Forum’s ties with the local community. Some digging, and interrogation of our secretary, Rachel(1), had revealed that budget cuts had prevented Sutton Libraries from buying any LGBT…

My First Trans Pride

As an (almost) 58 year old cis-gender gay man1 who has for the last 15 or so years been involved in various ways in supporting the L, the G, the B and the T in LGBT (as well as the…

Growing Up Gay

For some it’s a struggle. But sometimes you make it into more of a struggle than it needs to be. I spent years worrying and agonising over what my friends would think, would they still be my friends? What will…