2nd March 2015
Study shows no HIV transmissions between serodiscordant couples 4
7:08 PM — The interim results of a study into sero-discordant relationships has shown zero HIV transmissions between men in such couples.
28th February 2015
Mail columnist: NHS shouldn’t fund HIV-preventing drugs 90
7:17 PM — A Daily Mail columnist has claimed that HIV-preventing drugs should not be available on the NHS - because it would "only encourage reckless behaviour".
27th February 2015
General Medical Council drops case against transgender doctor 7
8:14 PM — A doctor who provided specialist healthcare for trans people has been cleared of wrongdoing by the General Medical Council.
25th February 2015
Watch: New documentary goes inside gay conversion therapy retreat 9
5:29 PM — VICE have filmed a new three part series investigating gay conversion therapy- the practice of 'turning' gay people straight
24th February 2015
Britain becomes first country to approve three-person babies 16
9:24 PM — The UK has become the first country to approve a law to allow babies to be created from the DNA of three people.
PROUD study finds PrEP reduces risk of HIV infection by 86% 106
8:58 PM — A study into the effectiveness of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in the UK has found that the risk of HIV infection was reduced by 86%.
23rd February 2015
Babies with two biological same-sex parents could become a reality in just two years 97
2:48 PM — Researchers from Cambridge University have found that it is possible to make a baby using skin cells of parents of the same sex.
20th February 2015
Government urged to spend more on HIV prevention 1
7:36 PM — A report by leading HIV charity the National AIDS Trust (NAT), has said not enough money is being spent on HIV prevention to have any impact on new infections.
Researchers hopeful HIV treatment trialled on monkeys may prevent infection 2
1:58 PM — Researchers are hopeful that a treatment for HIV, which appeared capable of blocking infections in monkeys, may work as an effective vaccine against HIV.
NHS England: Trans people shouldn’t wait longer than 18 weeks for treatment 30
12:39 PM — NHS England has affirmed the rights of trans people to be treated within 18 weeks of referral - despite growing backlogs in the system leaving some waiting years.
18th February 2015
New strain of HIV found in Cuba is twice as agressive as average virus 17
5:48 PM — A new strain of HIV has been found in Cuba, which progresses to AIDS twice as fast as the average strain of the virus.
Comment: Am I too skinny a gay to get a boyfriend? 225
10:00 AM — Writing on body image and his experiences of attitudes within the gay community, Liam Hackett asks whether he is too skinny to get a boyfriend.
13th February 2015
Main party leaders respond to calls for inclusive SRE in all schools 3
6:46 PM — The three main political party leaders in the UK have responded to a campaign calling for LGBT-inclusive Sex and Relationship Education (SRE).
12th February 2015
This advice by Freud on how to cure a gay child might surprise you 46
4:17 PM — Some assume positions on controversial issues such as gay "cure" therapies evolve over time. This letter from Sigmund Freud written in 1935 may debunk that.
Diane Abbott to urge government to act on LGBT mental health issues 6
1:22 PM — Diane Abbott is set to address the issue of growing mental health issues in the London LGBT community.
7th February 2015
Meet the iPhone app that could test you for HIV in 15 minutes 5
3:50 PM — Researches have developed an iPhone app and dongle that can test people for HIV and syphilis - and get results within 15 minutes.
6th February 2015
Comment: Inclusive sex education could have prevented my HIV diagnosis 15
8:03 PM — James Hanson writes for PinkNews in support of policies to make inclusive Sex and Relationship Education compulsory, and reflects on his personal experience of education on such issues.
5th February 2015
Northern Irish Department of Health has no evidence to support gay blood ban 10
6:08 PM — The Northern Irish Department of Health has said it does not have any evidence to back up maintaining a lifetime ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood.
Increase in referrals for young trans people due to ‘wider acceptance’ 3
9:56 AM — There has been a steady rise in the number of young people being referred to support services for help with transgender issues, figures from a London NHS trust show.
4th February 2015
Trans children’s sense of gender is indistinguishable from cis children 14
2:08 PM — A study has found that trans children's sense of their gender is as firmly held as other children's.