19th December 2014
EXCLUSIVE: Government confirms it will not cut HIV prevention budget 1
7:39 PM — The Government has refuted claims that it was to halve its HIV prevention budget for 2015, reiterating support for the strategy and saying "It will continue".
Lesotho: Prince Harry visits children with HIV 2
4:50 PM — Prince Harry has visited children and young people affected by HIV in Lesotho.
18th December 2014
Petition calls for Government to reconsider 50% HIV prevention cuts 7
5:14 PM — A petition has been started, calling on the British Government to reconsider its reportedly announced 50% cut to HIV prevention funding for 2015.
Comment: Cutting the HIV prevention budget by 50% will massively undermine the fight against HIV 22
4:00 PM — Charles Smith, the Labour Party Parliamentary Candidate for Maidenhead, writes of his concern at reports the government may cut funding to the National HIV Prevention programme for England by 50%.
US: Anti-vaccine group claims vaccines can turn children gay 16
1:11 PM — An American anti-vaccine group is claiming that parents who vaccinate their children face the possibility of their children becoming gay.
US: Syphilis on the rise among gay and bisexual men
10:58 AM — The number of cases of syphilis in the US jumped 10% from 2012 to 2013, with gay and bisexual men accounting for 75% of the increase, new figures show.
16th December 2014
Birmingham: LGBT charity gets new sexual health services contract
2:22 PM — An LGBT charity in Birmingham is set to deliver new sexual health services for the city’s LGBT community.
15th December 2014
Charities slam government plans to cut HIV prevention budget by 50 percent 14
7:39 PM — The British government is planning to halve the funding it provides for HIV prevention in England next year.
14th December 2014
This is what happened when a guy with cerebral palsy took a trip to a gay bar 48
6:13 PM — A man with cerebral palsy has opened up about his first trip to a gay bar.
US officials have ‘no plans’ to lift ban on gay men giving blood 12
2:56 PM — The Food and Drug Administration has "no plans" to further discuss the possibility of lifting the lifetime ban on gay and bisexual men giving blood.
12th December 2014
Magazine apologises to 30-stone man disqualified from Mr Gay UK 4
3:25 PM — A magazine has apologised to a 30-stone man who was disqualified from the Mr Gay UK competition on a technicality.
Joan Rivers leaves part of $150 million fortune to AIDS charity 2
12:20 PM — Comedian Joan Rivers has left a portion of her wealth to a charity that helps people living with AIDS.
11th December 2014
Study: HIV most often passed on by younger gay men who have not been diagnosed 4
4:24 PM — A study shows the vast majority of HIV infections for gay men in Britain occur in men with undiagnosed HIV who are under 35.
10th December 2014
Exeter pensioner mistakenly sent confidential details of transgender NHS patients 3
5:59 PM — A pensioner from Exeter is receiving dozens of confidential letters meant for an NHS clinic that helps trans people.
9th December 2014
London: ACTUP to protest outside Department of Health in call for PrEP 6
11:48 AM — ACTUP are holding a protest on Wednesday outside the Department of Health in a bid to speed up access to PrEP.
4th December 2014
House of Lords debates health care for lesbian, bisexual and trans women 3
4:55 PM — The House of Lords has passionately debated on health care needs for lesbian, bisexual and trans women.
US officials refuse to lift gay blood ban 49
10:44 AM — The US Food and Drug Administration will not lift the lifetime ban preventing gay and bisexual men from giving blood.
3rd December 2014
Ugandan President: Put padlocks on your private parts to avoid AIDS 24
12:06 PM — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has claimed that people should "put padlocks" on their genitals to avoid getting HIV.
Apparently Nigel Farage ‘misspoke’ when he accidentally denounced UKIP’s sex education policy 19
12:04 PM — UKIP has quickly spoken out to correct its leader Nigel Farage, after he denounced his own party's policy to scrap sex education in primary schools.
2nd December 2014
Study: HIV becoming less deadly – but still far from harmless 2
1:14 PM — New research suggests HIV is evolving to become less deadly and less infectious, although scientists warn the virus is still an awfully long way" from becoming harmless