22nd October 2014
Peter Tatchell: The gay blood ban is medically unjustified discrimination 2
4:21 PM — Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell writes on why the UK’s blood donation rules for gay and bisexual men need reforming.
Tory MP Michael Fabricant: Gay blood ban is unfair and illogical 4
1:18 PM — Tory MP Michael Fabricant has called for an end to the 12-month deferral on gay and bisexual men donating blood, in a Parliamentary motion today.
21st October 2014
Tory MP ‘offended’ by the idea of sex education being taught in schools 25
3:20 PM — A Tory MP has argued that the idea of sex education in school "offended" him, and that it should not be taught in schools.
20th October 2014
Nancy Pelosi: Trans people shouldn’t be banned from serving in military 1
6:02 PM — Democrat Nancy Pelosi has called for the US military to reform regulations which ban transgender people from serving openly.
Downton Abbey: Gay character trying to ‘cure himself’ of homosexuality 45
11:50 AM — The creators of Downton Abbey have revealed a plotline in which a gay butler will try to cure himself of homosexuality.
19th October 2014
Human Rights Campaign endorses use of controversial HIV prevention drugs 38
1:04 PM — The largest gay rights charity in the US has endorsed the use of a controversial new drug that can prevent transmission of HIV.
18th October 2014
US: Two male strippers quarantined over Ebola fears 23
7:12 PM — Two male strippers have voluntarily been quarantined, after they sat near a nurse infected with Ebola on a flight.
16th October 2014
UK: PrEP study to be fast-tracked following ‘significant progress’ 46
4:53 PM — A two-year study into whether PrEP should be routinely made available on the NHS for gay and bisexual men is being fast-tracked.
How taking a photo in your pants could help in the fight against HIV 6
1:47 PM — Men have been using social media to share photos of themselves in their pants in an effort to raise funds for the fight against HIV.
Turkey: Istanbul district launches free anonymous health service for LGBTs 1
1:09 PM — As a first in the country, Istanbul's Sisli Municipality has launched a free and anonymous health service for LGBTs to combat the spread of STDs.
13th October 2014
Former CNN pundit: US government spending money on ‘fat lesbians’ instead of Ebola 39
5:30 PM — A former CNN pundit has claimed that the US government is spending money on researching "fat lesbians" instead of trying to cure Ebola.
81-year-old woman becomes oldest person to have gender reassignment surgery 8
11:38 AM — An 81-year-old transgender woman has become the oldest person in the UK to undergo gender reassignment surgery.
UKIP MEP: Britain should ban migrants with ‘highly dangerous diseases’ like HIV 30
9:55 AM — A UKIP MEP has repeated sentiments by his party leader that migrants with HIV should not be allowed into the UK, but went further to say the virus is "highly dangerous".
12th October 2014
UKIP MP Douglas Carswell: Banning migrants with HIV is not a serious suggestion 15
11:13 AM — Newly-elected UKIP MP Douglas Carswell has claimed that Nigel Farage’s call to ban people with HIV from entering the UK wasn't "serious".
11th October 2014
New UKIP MP Douglas Carswell backs Nigel Farage’s call for HIV migrant ban 100
3:06 PM — Newly-elected UKIP MP Douglas Carswell has backed Nigel Farage's call to ban people with HIV from entering the UK.
10th October 2014
Former Labour trade minister defends Nigel Farage over HIV migrant ban 17
1:35 PM — Former Labour trade minister Lord Digby Jones has defended UKIP leader Nigel Farage after he claimed that people with HIV should be banned from the UK.
LISTEN: Nigel Farage slammed live on radio by British woman living with HIV 35
12:31 PM — Nigel Farage has been strongly criticised by a British caller on LBC who is HIV positive, after he suggested migrants should not be granted entry into the UK if they test positive.
Outcry after Nigel Farage calls for migrants with HIV to be banned from the UK 24
11:50 AM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been accused of "wilful ignorance", after he called for a blanket ban on people with HIV entering the UK.
Nigel Farage: Ban HIV positive migrants from entering the UK 160
9:24 AM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been accused of "a new level of ignorance", after proposing a blanket ban on people with HIV entering the UK.
9th October 2014
Gay black men are still dying of HIV in the UK due to stigma 5
4:27 PM — A campaigner says he’s raising awareness of HIV among gay and bisexual black men in London because he does not want to lose any more friends to the virus.