Our services in Lothian are about improving the sex, health and wellbeing of gay and bisexual men, and all men who have sex with men.
No matter who we work with we promise a welcoming, confidential and supportive service, free from judgement and discrimination. SX has joined with other organisations, including NHS Lothian, in endorsing a series of commitments to ensure that support services for gay and bisexual men are welcoming and inclusive. You can read Our Promise here.
Our services include:
Services offered to people living with HIV:
You can find us in the community making sure people can access information, advice and distributing condoms and lube. We also have a presence on mobile apps, like Grindr, where you can ask us questions about anything relating to the sex you are having, your wellbeing and safer sex.
For more information, see our Community Outreach page.
We run regular testing clinics available to anyone at risk of HIV and Syphilis.
The clinics alternate between Crew and venues in East and West Lothian. Clinics at Crew take place every second Thursday from 5-7pm, offering:
Information about additional testing clinics, delivered by NHS Lothian’s ROAM Outreach team, can be found on their website.
We can support you to access remote reporting which allows you to report crimes to the police anonymously, or be with you should you need to give information or make a statement.
For more information, visit our Reporting Hate Crime page.