30th September 2014
London: New trans swimming club set to launch 7
2:06 PM — A new swimming club for the trans community is launching on Friday in south-east London.
29th September 2014
One in five men are unhappy with their penis size 15
7:23 PM — One in five men are unhappy with the size of their penis, according to a study.
Canada: Young Liberals call to end gay blood donation ban
11:27 AM — The youth of the Canadian Liberal Party are campaigning to lift a ban on men from donating blood, if they have had sex with other men in the past 5 years.
27th September 2014
Could HIV drugs help tackle the Ebola crisis? 13
7:13 PM — A doctor in Liberia has claimed a drug designed to treat HIV can help tackle the Ebola outbreak.
US: Catholic school ‘to review policies’ after firing lesbian teacher for getting pregnant 2
5:26 PM — A Detroit Catholic school is to review its policies, after it sparked a backlash by firing a teacher for expecting a child with her wife.
US: Trans woman named highest-paid female executive 3
12:49 PM — A trans woman who heads a biotech firm has been named as the highest-paid female executive in the US.
26th September 2014
CDC: Half of gay men with HIV not recieving treatment 3
5:07 PM — The Centre for Disease Control has warned that half of gay and bisexual men with HIV in the US aren't receiving treatment.
24th September 2014
Northern Ireland: Health minister who claimed gay couples shouldn’t adopt children sacked in reshuffle 9
1:16 PM — Northern Irish health minister Edwin Poots, who was branded a "disgrace" after he refused to lift the country's blanket ban on gay men donating blood, has been sacked in a reshuffle.
23rd September 2014
Gay and bisexual men in London face ‘worsening’ sexual health 20
11:19 AM — The sexual health of some gay and bisexual men in the capital is “worsening” , Public Health England warns.
22nd September 2014
US: New report states bisexuals suffer higher rates of discrimination 17
9:02 PM — A report released Monday finds that bisexuals, who make up more than 50% of the LGBT community, are more vulnerable to poverty, discrimination, and poor mental and physical states than their gay and lesbian counterparts.
Barack Obama: LGBT sexual assault victims can feel more isolated 4
7:48 PM — Barack Obama has spoken about sexual assault within the LGBT community.
US: Overlooked research could lead to possible HIV vaccine for infants
7:10 PM — After examining decades-old data from clinical trials, researchers at Duke University announced last week that they may have a breakthrough on an HIV vaccine for infants.
Health charity: HPV vaccine should be offered to gay men in gyms 6
4:07 PM — The Royal Society for Public Health has called for the HPV vaccine to be made available to men who have sex with men in gyms - in exchange for free gym membership.
21st September 2014
Study: Ending the gay blood ban could help save a million lives 3
11:47 AM — A report has claimed that ending the blanket ban on gay men donating blood in the US could potentially save over a million lives.
20th September 2014
US: San Francisco could become first city to offer free PrEP to prevent HIV 8
4:20 PM — San Francisco could become the first city in the US to provide HIV-preventative drug Truvada for free.
19th September 2014
Out former soldier James Wharton to apologise for ‘shut down gay saunas’ comments 46
5:27 PM — Out former soldier James Wharton will apologise for controversial comments he made earlier this year, when he called for gay saunas to be shut down.
18th September 2014
US politician: I’m on PrEP – I think other gay men should consider it too 49
12:22 PM — Scott Wiener has become one of the first politicians in the US to announce publicly that he’s taking PrEP in order to reduce the risk of HIV infection.
PinkNews joins campaign urging for compulsory, inclusive sex education 4
12:18 PM — PinkNews has joined with a coalition of LGBT organisations and campaigners writing to political leaders in the UK to highlight a need for compulsory LGBT-inclusive Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) in all schools.
Peter Tatchell: ‘Make gay sex education mandatory in all schools’ 28
10:32 AM — Peter Tatchell is supporting calls for statutory Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) Education, which is LGBT inclusive.
16th September 2014
WHO: Russia’s anti-gay laws hamper fight against HIV 4
1:12 PM — Russia’s “repressive drug and homosexuality laws” hamper its fight against HIV, the World Health Organisation has warned.