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London theatre teams up with sexual health service 56 Dean Street

Brian Butler October 6, 2023

London’s Seven Dials Playhouse and theatre company¬†Hive North have partnered with award-winning NHS sexual health service 56 Dean Street to underline messages in next week‚Äôs matinee performance of the provocative play Jock Night. On Wednesday, October 11, from 12 – 2.30pm,¬†the 56 Dean Street team will be at the Soho-based theatre – open to all, […]

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General News

Study finds three quarters of queer men defied early lockdowns for sex

Rachel Badham February 18, 2021

A new report found 76% of queer men in the UK defied early Covid-19 restrictions for sexual relations, with isolation being a driving cause.

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Community

Post-lockdown testing campaign a ‘proved success’

Graham Robson December 18, 2020

New figures published by Public Health England¬†this week have shown THT and 56 Dean Street’s¬†Break the Chain campaign to be a success ‚Äď finding 39 new HIV diagnosis and 109 people with syphilis. In June, July and August 2020,¬†

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Arts

FEATURE: SPOTLIGHT ON: Denholm Spurr – whose art mirrors his life.

Brian Butler October 18, 2020

In the first of a new series looking at young LGBTQ+ actors Brian Butler meets Denholm Spurr

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Community

THT release new advice on having sex while managing Covid-19

August 13, 2020

Sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) releases guidance on having sex while managing the risk of Covid-19 and social distancing.

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Community

City Council supports ‘Time to Test’ campaign to stop HIV

May 31, 2020

Brighton & Hove City Council lends its support to 56 Dean Street’s ‘Time to Test’ campaign, which asks people to test now to stop HIV.

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Arts

Web series ‘The Grass Is Always Grindr’ returns!

Graham Robson March 16, 2019

London-based sexual health clinic 56 Dean Street‚Äôs web series The Grass Is Always Grindr returns for a second series, funded by Public Health England’s (PHE) HIV Innovation Fund.

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Health

Former police commander talks about his use of PrEP 

Besi Besemar July 3, 2018

Lord Paddick has today spoken of his use of the HIV prevention drug PrEP in a personal story shared on the Prepster website. Paddick¬†was the Liberal Democrat candidate for the London mayoral elections of 2008 and 2012. He was, until his retirement in May 2007, Deputy Assistant Commissioner in London’s Metropolitan Police Service and the United Kingdom’s most senior openly gay police officer.

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Health

56 Dean Street launch HIV ‚ÄėPlan ZERO‚Äô campaign

Besi Besemar August 23, 2017

London’s sexual health clinic 56 Dean Street aims to beat HIV for good and achieve ZERO new infections in London’s gay men with their new campaign Plan ZERO. To help achieve this, they have produced a new online tool,¬†Plan ZERO, to provide quick advice and support to help gay and bisexual men reduce the risk of HIV while living lifestyle they want.

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