CheckpointLX is a community-based center for men who have sex with men. Offers rapid, anonymous, confidential and free screening of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, counselling and referral to health care services. The entire team consists of qualified MSM who give support and peer education, allowing easy access to prevention and sexual health more effectively and consistently with MSM reality.
Thus, the purpose of this centre is to increase sexual health literacy, early detection of HIV and STI, and quick/timely referrals to the health care through free, anonymous, and confidential screening, walk in or booked appointments, in an undemanding and easy way.
The It Gets Better Project's mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them.
Growing up isn’t easy. Many young people face daily tormenting and bullying, leading them to feel like they have nowhere to turn. This is especially true for LGBT kids and teens, who often hide their sexuality for fear of bullying. Without other openly gay adults and mentors in their lives, they can't imagine what their future may hold. In many instances, gay and lesbian adolescents are taunted — even tortured — simply for being themselves.
While many of these teens couldn’t see a positive future for themselves, we can. The It Gets Better Project was created to show young LGBT people the levels of happiness, potential, and positivity their lives will reach – if they can just get through their teen years. The It Gets Better Project wants to remind teenagers in the LGBT community that they are not alone — and it WILL get better.