- Good for you, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. In an effort to promote sexual health, the city’s progressive public health officials have distributed condoms and held a design contest for the condom wrappers. Meet the five finalists here. Plus, a timeline of condom distribution in NYC (did you know the city has been distributing condoms since 1971?).
- Troubling news from Kenya: In Mtwapa town in Kilifi district, two gay men were literally attacked in their home. Their plans for a wedding instilled fear and panic in the community; the police had to intervene, stopping “hundreds of angry youth baying for blood.”