26th January 2015
Interview: Johann Hari on f**king up, and the war on drugs 7
6:41 PM — PinkNews reporter Nick Duffy talks to Johann Hari, about the scandal that ended his career as a columnist, and his radical new book about the drug war.
Bill Gates predicts HIV vaccine in next fifteen years 5
2:38 PM — Microsoft founder Bill Gates has predicted that a vaccine, and new more intensive drugs to combat HIV will be available by 2030.
21st January 2015
Northern Ireland Health Minister Jim Wells backs gay blood ban 91
1:04 PM — Northern Ireland's new Health Minister Jim Wells has said he supports the lifetime ban on gay men donating blood.
20th January 2015
Billboard company apologises for reparative therapy advert 8
12:34 PM — A Texas advertising company have apologised for a displaying a billboard for gay conversion therapy and promised to take it down.
19th January 2015
Bisexual women ‘more likely’ to have mental health problems 1
4:15 PM — Bisexual women are more likely to experience mental illness than lesbians, according to a new study.
Telegraph Boss renews campaign to ban ‘gay cure’ therapy in the UK 9
3:16 PM — The Executive Director of the Telegraph Media Group Lord Black, has said the NHS agreeing to stop referring patients to 'gay cure' therapy is a good first step, but vowed to have the practice banned in the UK.
NHS England agrees to stop referring people to ‘gay cure’ therapy 13
12:15 PM — Staff of the NHS in England have been instructed not to facilitate access to gay "cure" therapy.
18th January 2015
Irish Health Minister: I am a gay man 11
11:49 AM — Ireland's Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, has come out as gay.
17th January 2015
Watch: This takedown of ‘gay cure’ therapy is flawless 9
3:19 PM — A new YouTube video attacks the practice of 'conversion therapy' aimed at gay and trans youths, after the death of Leelah Alcorn.
15th January 2015
Men with mental health issues more at risk of HIV 5
2:40 PM — A study reports that gay and bisexual men are more at risk of contracting HIV if they have mental health problems.
14th January 2015
Kellie Maloney to undergo gender reassignment surgery 4
6:10 PM — Former boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has announced that she has been given the go ahead by her doctor to have gender reassignment surgery.
Memorandum on rejecting ‘conversion therapy’ published 7
2:45 PM — Organisations across the UK have signed the Memorandum of Understanding on Conversion Therapy.
10th January 2015
US: ‘Gay cure’ group plans to sue DC over therapy ban 12
8:05 PM — A Christian group that claims to cure homosexuality plans to sue the District of Columbia - after it banned 'ex-gay' conversion therapy.
Watch: Obamacare ad targets insurance at same-sex couples 5
5:12 PM — An advert for Obamacare provisions is targeting same-sex couples who are now eligible for partner benefits.
9th January 2015
Ever wished you could make your genitals taste nicer? Well now you can… sort of 10
6:49 PM — They say you can't please all of the people all of the time. Well now, apparently, you can.
Comment: I understand how Leelah Alcorn must have felt, by Emily Brothers 4
6:17 PM — Out transgender Labour Parliamentary Candidate Emily Brothers writes for PinkNews on her own experiences of contemplating suicide and on the suicide of trans teen Leelah Alcorn.
Town rallies to provide terminally ill trans woman’s dream wedding 5
5:50 PM — A town has rallied to fulfill the dying wish of a terminally ill trans woman, who wants to marry her female partner.
Attitude suggests travel to Ebola free countries with gay death penalty 10
3:37 PM — Attitude magazine has published a feature which suggests that readers travel to Ebola free areas and countries in Africa, but fails to point out that some of the recommended destinations punish gay people with harsh penalties.
8th January 2015
Judge rules Edwin Poots’ gay blood ban ‘biased’ 27
3:54 PM — A judge in Nothern Ireland has ruled that the former Health Minister Edwin Poots' decision to uphold a ban on gay men giving blood was the result of religious bias.
5th January 2015
Grindr is ‘fuelling’ spread of STIs, charity warns 22
5:30 PM — A charity has warned that hookup apps including Tinder and Grindr are fuelling a boom in sexually transmitted infections.