A few people in the UK have been diagnosed with a rare infection called monkeypox. While the current outbreak is concerning, the risk to the UK population remains low, but a notable proportion of cases have been in gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men. We encourage these groups to look out for unusual rashes or lesions on the body, especially the genitalia, and contact a sexual health service if they have concerns. For more information, please visit nhs.uk.;
Healthy relationships are an important part of a healthy sex life, what ever your gender, age, ethnicity or sexual orientation. Sometimes it can be difficult to understand what “normal” behaviour is, in a healthy relationship you should feel safe, respected and free to be yourself.
Some behaviours are never ok in a relationship;
It is never acceptable for someone to pressure someone to do something they are not happy with. This could include
If someone makes you do something you don’t want to, makes you feel scared, intimidated or tries controlling you, it’s not acceptable and is never OK. You can find more information about what is and is not a respectful relationship here
You can read more information on the Disrespect Nobody website.