Roxy Heads to Little Rock!

Roxy Overbrooke

Roxy Overbrooke, our reigning Miss Gay Eastern States America, heads to Little Rock Arkansas to compete in the Miss Gay America Pageant January 16th through 19th. Roxy is always giving back to the community. She has been a tremendous supporter of Sussex Pride since day one! Roxy was part of the Rehoboth Beach Pride Benefit … Read more

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FDA Proposes Changes to Blood Donation Guidelines

Blood Donation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced it is proposing a change from time-based deferrals to assessing blood donor eligibility using gender-inclusive, individual risk-based questions to reduce the risk of transfusion-transmitted HIV. This proposal is in line with policies in place in countries like the United Kingdom and Canada. These draft recommendations are based … Read more

Q Care Plus: Access PrEP in Delaware

Q Care Plus: Access PrEP in Delaware

AIDS Delaware has partnered with Q Care Plus to provide another tool in the fight to end HIV. Q Care Plus makes accessing PrEP easy by providing flexible options like virtual provider visits with PrEP experts, convenient labs like at-home testing kits or in-person at traditional labs, and medications delivered right to your door. “This … Read more

Delaware Expands Access to hMPXV Vaccine

Delaware Expands Monkeypox Access

Effective immediately, The Delaware Department of Public Health (DPH) will expand vaccine access to individuals living with HIV as well as individuals taking pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV. Such individuals should contact their medical provider or PrEP treatment center to see if they are offering the vaccine. If not, the individual can call the DPH hotline at 1-866-408-1899 to schedule … Read more

Sussex Pride and LGBT Centers Around the Country Call for CDC Action on hMPXV

Call on Action for Monkeypox

Today Sussex Pride joined Centerlink and over 150 LGBTQ community centers around the country calling on the CDC to take additional action to address recent spread of the hMPXV virus.  The hMPXV virus, also known as  Monkeypox, was declared a national Public Health Emergency (PHE) on August 4th by U.S. Department of Health and Human … Read more

Delaware DPHSS Monkeypox Hotline & Information

Delaware Monkeypox Hotline

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing the state’s fourth, fifth and sixth cases of monkeypox (MPX). All cases are considered probable pending confirmatory testing by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   In addition DPH has launched a monkeypox hotline. The three most recent cases involve a 42-year-old Kent County man … Read more