G Teen - The Series

SHOWCASE October 16, 2019

G-Teens the Series: More TestBKK Initiative to Make HIV Information Less Boring for Young Generations

In September, TestBKK, APCOM’s HIV testing campaign targeting young gay men in Bangkok, launched a series of manga (Japanese-styled cartoon) about HIV-related information and services, called ‘G-Teens the Series’. Targeting young gay men ages 15 to 24, the six-episode manga is anchored in casual conversations among a group of four gay friends sharing their personal issues and exchanging information about …

NEWSROOM January 4, 2018

TestBKK’s Outreach and the Launch of TestXXX Microsite at White Party Bangkok 2018

The world’s premier gay dance music festival, White Party, returned to Bangkok for the third time to bid 2017 farewell and to celebrate the New Year 2018. White Party Bangkok was launched in Bangkok, Thailand, in 2015, and it is the first certified Palm Spring-originated Jeffrey Sanker’s White Party outside North America and the only official one in Asia. White …

NEWSROOM March 21, 2017

The Second Season of Thailand’s Most Viral Gay-health Webseries GAYOK Bangkok Has Just Been Launched

GayOK Bangkok Season 1, which was released in 2016, has magnetised viewers with its relatable storyline revolved around gay men. The series was proven to be strongly successful, not only in Thailand but also in overseas such as Philippine, Malaysia, China, Indonesia and Vietnam. This March, TestBKK, APCOM’s HIV testing campaign targeting young gay men in Bangkok, in collaboration with …

PREVENTION January 4, 2017

TestBKK’s Outreach at White Party Bangkok 2017

APCOM’s Bangkok-based HIV testing campaign targeting young gay men – TestBKK – brought down a high-altitude fantasy of Mile High Club on to their recent outreach at White Party Bangkok – Asia’s biggest gay new year party spanning from 30 December 2016 to 1 January 2017. The term Mile High Club refers to two people engaging in sexual activity in …

PREVENTION October 18, 2016

OctoberTest: TestBKK’s Revolutionary Way to Increase HIV Testing Uptake

For many young gay men, getting an HIV test can heighten anxiety, particularly when taken through traditional clinical settings. But what if testing was done in a ‘surprising’ location? What if getting to know your HIV status also gave the chance to win an iPhone 7, the most anticipated smartphone around. That anxiety would be replaced by excitement – or …

LEARNING July 15, 2016

The Importance of Branding in an HIV Testing Campaign

Back in the AIDS 2016, Durban, South Africa, TestBKK team, represented by Communication Officer Safir Soeparna, was invited as one of the facilitators for “Let’s Lead Our Own Campaign” workshop. The workshop aimed to equip the community advocates with innovation and the use of social media in campaigning HIV-related responses, including the health of gay and bisexual men. Within the …

PREVENTION April 12, 2016

This Songkran, Young Gay Men in Bangkok Splashed with the Biggest Sexual Health Campaign Ever!

Wet and wild, Thais certainly know how to celebrate their traditional New Year with a splash. During Thailand’s festive Songkran Festival, which runs from 13 to 15 April each year, Bangkok has been hosting Songkran celebration exclusively catered to gay men. In addition to the city’s pink districts being a magnet for gay locals and tourists who are desired to …

LEARNING February 11, 2016

GAYOK BANGKOK, a Webseries Delivering HIV Messages, is Thailand’s most viral Gay Webseries

Press Release

Have we been waiting too long for a realistic storyline of native Asian gay men coping with their sexual health issues? The answer is yes. Despite efforts to expand the visibility of LGBT individuals on mainstream TV series and webseries, there’s still not a lot out there that truly empower sexual health and rights of gay men who are living …

NEWSROOM February 10, 2016

TestBKK Released its First PrEP Campaign: Without Fear

TestBKK, APCOM’s city-based HIV testing campaign targeting young gay men in Bangkok, has just launched a PrEP campaign: Without Fear. APCOM led a regional consultation on PrEP roll out in late 2015 and TestBKK’s Without Fear campaign is another testament on how committed APCOM in introducing the new HIV prevention method. Thailand has been the first and only country in Asia …