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An Ambassador for the LGBT Community
Author of ‘A Life of Unlearning – A Journey to Find the Truth’
Co-founder of Freedom 2 b[e]
Honoured to be voted one of the 25 Most Influential Gay & Lesbian Australians by the ‘samesame’ organisation
a[TEST] is a fast, free and confidential rapid HIV and STI testing site for gay men, provided by those who know them best. a[TEST] is currently available in four locations across Sydney: Surry Hills, Oxford St (Darlinghurst), Newtown and Kings Cross, and you get your HIV test results in 30 minutes!
Click the link to find out locations, booking a test, and a heap of other information about sexual health testing and treatment.
Bodyline was established in 1991, and was the first lawfully established gay bathhouse in Sydney.
With 4 floors of steamy adventure to explore, it is a popular bathhouse for gay & bisexual men, aged 18yrs & over
The Lower Ground Floor is the setting for the largest spa in Sydney and is well maintained for comfort and hygiene. A Steam Room & Dry Sauna is also on this level.
On the Ground Floor you will find the Reception, Locker Room, Coffee Lounge, Internet & Cinema.
The First Floor has private rooms, Fantasy Rooms, Maze & Video Room. Low-level lighting, music & FREE CONDOMS & LUBE in every room.
On the Second Floor, is the smoking deck and the popular Sundeck from 12nooon til 5pm every day (weather permitting).
Friendly staff, Gay established, owned & operated since 1991.
Remember: Say YES with enthusiasm and NO with courtesy.
Dr Ercel Ozser
A regular guest speaker at GAMMA meetings Ercel has been working as a General Practitioner in Sydney for over 12 years after graduating from Sydney University Medical School in 1999. His specialties include Men’s Health, Mental Health, Preventative Health and Sexual Health.
GAMMA Hotline Phone Support
GAMMA is a peer support service for men who have been in long term heterosexual relationships and are coming to terms with their same sex attraction.
As well as meetings, GAMMA operates a phone support line. If you ring us, you will not be talking to a call centre but to a competent trained GAMMA member who has been on similar journey to yourself. Anyone is welcome to call for support, information and referrals.
The service has a Freecall number and you can ring from anywhere in New South Wales for the price of a local call.
So, if you’ve got a problem you’d like to discuss, or are hesitant about coming to a meeting in person, or simply not able to get to Sydney easily, please give us a call.
With 20 years of experience as a massage therapist, Harry tailors each session to meet your specific needs.
Drawing from a wide range of techniques, including Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage, Remedial Massage and Shiatsu, Harry often combines these therapies in one session, assisting the healing process on both the physical and emotional levels.
COST: 1 hour $60 : 1-1/2 hours $90
Inner City Legal Centre
The Centre provides a free advice service in family law matters, and gay and lesbian advice on Wednesday Nights.
Interrelate Family Centres
Interrelate Family Centres have been in existence since 1926, helping individuals, couples, families and children to work through life’s challenges and improve relationships. They mostly operate in regional centres where there is no office for Relationships Australia.
Mature Age Gay (MAG) Sydney
Otherwise known as Mature Age Gay Sydney, or MAG; is a social club for gay and bi sexual men and our supporters. We care for each other, sharing friendships and affection with people in similar situations so as to lead a full life as possible.
Peter offers intuitive sessions incorporating Hawaiian Lomi Lomi massage, energywork and body reading.
These sessions are great for lifting overall energy levels as well as providing deep relaxation.
COST: $130 for 90 minutes or $160 for 2 hours.
Relationships Australia is ‘an innovative, not-for-profit, community-based organisation dedicated to enhancing wellbeing through better relationships’. Their services include counselling, mediation and education.
Relationships Australia is not essentially a gay oriented organisation.
If you call its 1300 number you will be connected to your local Relationships Australia service.
Using Strategic Intervention and Human Needs Psychology to bring about self-awareness, and positive change by understanding WHY we do what we do and using proven tools and methodologies to develop an action plan to change your pattern behaviour.
A great store for gay, lesbian, and related books, videos, DVDs and magazines
The Drama Down Under
The Drama Down Under website provides information about some of the most common STIs experienced by gay men (HIV-positive or HIV-negative). The site also has information for gay men about testing for and treating STIs.
Genital herpes is much more easily spread than HIV, and has alarming and uncomfortable symptoms. To be fully informed about them may not set your mind at rest, but this site also covers visiting a doctor, treatments, and common misconceptions about the infection.
Tom is the Senior Partner in Charge of Family Law and Immigration. Tom has many years experience as a Specialist Family Law solicitor and as such is now considered an expert in this field. He had been involved in all stages of the process and in addition manages a large team of family lawyers with varying case profiles. Tom is also an accredited specialist in Advocacy and has used those skills to conduct matters at all levels in the family law process. Tom has an Honours Degree in English Literature and a Masters Degree in Law. He is a qualified Migration Agent.
Tom is actively involved in his local community, he is on the Board of Share Care and is closely involved with various community organisations (including GAMMA) and projects through his work in Family Law and Migration. Tom is also a White Ribbon Ambassador.
Where to get tested
In order to End HIV, it’s important that every gay man knows his status and gets tested regularly. Find the nearest location where you can get tested for HIV using our tool below, and remember: now you can get a rapid HIV test – it’s free, easy, gay-friendly and quick: you get your results in approximately 30 minutes.
This website will show you where your local testing service is anywhere in NSW. There is a heap of other information about sexual health and testing.