20th November 2014
Lord Fowler calls for decriminalisation of homosexuality around globe to fight AIDS 9
11:55 AM — Former Thatcher Cabinet Minister Lord Fowler, has called for efforts to ensure homosexuality is decriminalised around the world, to help in the fight against HIV and AIDS.
Poll: Almost 9 out of 10 parents support sex education for all schools 5
11:38 AM — A YouGov poll for Young people’s charity Brook has found an overwhelming majority of parents believe Sex & Relationships Education should be taught in all schools.
United Nations initiative hopes to end AIDS epidemic by 2030 1
10:40 AM — The United Nations programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) has announced a plan to "fast track" approach to tackling the AIDS epidemic with a view to ending it by 2030.
19th November 2014
Prime Minister: ‘All schools’ should teach relationship and sex education 7
6:12 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron has responded to a question about whether sex and relationship education should be compulsory, saying "all schools" should teach the subjects.
US: Former ‘ex-gay’ leader gets married… to a man 19
1:03 PM — The former director of an 'ex-gay' group, who claimed to have been cured of homosexuality, has married his same-sex partner.
Hollyoaks to feature first major gay character diagnosed with HIV in British soap 28
12:47 PM — Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks is planning an HIV storyline for character Ste Hay.
18th November 2014
Brooke Shields was ‘smitten’ with George Michael after he refused to have sex with her 3
5:08 PM — Brooke Shields says she was "smitten" with George Michael after he refused to have sex with her.
Gay dating app launches appeal to raise funds for World AIDS Day 3
12:22 PM — Gay dating app Recon has launched its yearly campaign aiming to raise funds for global AIDS Charities for World AIDS Day.
UKIP doctor blasts Tory MP Michael Fabricant’s equal blood campaign 24
11:47 AM — A UKIP parliamentary candidate, who works as a hospital doctor, has criticised Tory MP Michael Fabricant’s campaign to equalise blood donation rules for gay and bisexual men.
One in eight gay and bisexual men in London living with HIV 16
10:48 AM — A new report published by Public Health England shows one in eight gay and bisexual men in London are now living with HIV
15th November 2014
Zachary Quinto defends claim that gays are ‘lazy’ and ‘complacent’ on HIV 56
11:27 AM — Star Trek actor Zachary Quinto has defended comments he made criticising the gay community for "tremendous complacency" and "laziness" towards HIV.
14th November 2014
US: Panel recommends ‘relaxation’ of gay blood ban
11:37 AM — A key advisory committee has agreed that regulations banning gay men from donating blood should be slightly relaxed.
13th November 2014
Tory Vice Chair ‘delighted’ by committee recommendation on HPV vaccine for gay and bisexual men 3
10:59 AM — A committee recommendation for the HPV vaccine to be extended to men who have sex with men has been welcomed by Conservative Party Vice Chair Mike Freer.
12th November 2014
UK: Committee recommends HPV vaccine for gay and bisexual men 12
3:02 PM — Men who have sex with men should be vaccinated against the HPV virus to protect them against several types of cancer, a committee of experts has declared.
10th November 2014
More straight people than gay people being diagnosed with HIV in Kent 15
11:36 AM — Straight people being diagnosed with HIV in Kent now outnumber gay people who are diagnosed, according to a new study.
9th November 2014
Australia’s 60ft condom, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:36 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
7th November 2014
Giant pink condom put on 157-year-old statue in Sydney 12
10:55 AM — A giant pink condom has been placed on top of an obelisk in Sydney.
6th November 2014
Tory and Labour frontbench call for new review of ‘discriminatory’ gay blood ban 4
2:29 PM — Tory Energy Minister Amber Rudd and Shadow Scotland Secretary Margaret Curran have called for a fresh review on the restrictions preventing gay and bisexual men from giving blood.
UK: Study launched to improve LGBT end of life care 2
12:56 PM — A new study is being launched to examine the experiences of LGBT people as they approach the end of their lives.
South Africa: Pretoria introduces healthcare centre for gay and bisexual men
11:37 AM — The city of Pretoria in South Africa has introduced a healthcare practice for gay and bisexual men as an alternative to "abusive" general facilities.