10th October 2014
Outcry after Nigel Farage calls for migrants with HIV to be banned from the UK 24
11:50 AM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been accused of "wilful ignorance", after he called for a blanket ban on people with HIV entering the UK.
Nigel Farage: Ban HIV positive migrants from entering the UK 160
9:24 AM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been accused of "a new level of ignorance", after proposing a blanket ban on people with HIV entering the UK.
9th October 2014
Gay black men are still dying of HIV in the UK due to stigma 5
4:27 PM — A campaigner says he’s raising awareness of HIV among gay and bisexual black men in London because he does not want to lose any more friends to the virus.
7th October 2014
Morrissey announces he has received treatment for cancer 2
3:54 PM — Morrissey has revealed that he has been receiving treatment for cancer, but that he was not scared to die.
Would you have sex in this latex nappy to protect against STIs? 16
2:55 PM — A new product has launched, which encourages users to make less skin-on-skin contact during sex, and claims it may be able to help protect against genital herpes when used with a condom.
6th October 2014
Watch: Why are some gay men now ‘saving themselves’ for marriage? 25
7:38 PM — An increasing number of gay men could be choosing to wait until marriage before having sex.
HIV diagnoses among gay men hit record high, despite overall decline 31
4:54 PM — The number of HIV diagnoses is still increasing for gay men - despite an overall drop across the UK.
Israeli Health Minister: ‘No scientific evidence’ supporting gay conversion therapies 4
11:18 AM — Israeli Health Minister Yael German was warned that "there is no scientific evidence" supporting gay conversion therapies, and that such practices "may also cause harm to the individual."
France: Tens of thousands protest in Paris against IVF and surrogacy for gays 12
10:30 AM — Tens of thousands of French protesters took to the streets of Paris and Bordeaux on Sunday, to demonstrate against assisted pregnancies and surrogacy, particularly for gay couples.
4th October 2014
Queen’s staff bringing home men from Grindr could pose ‘security risk’ 31
2:34 PM — A huge number of the Queen's staff are inviting people they meet on hookup apps back to royal residences, it has been warned.
Zoo accidentally spends four years encouraging hyenas to have gay sex 14
2:01 PM — A zoo has accidentally spent four years trying to breed with a pair of male hyenas.
3rd October 2014
Scott Wiener: ‘After 30 years of prevention efforts, we clearly need to do more’ 10
8:24 PM — Last month, San Francisco politician Scott Wiener became one of the first US politicians to confirm his use of Truvada as PrEP to reduce his risk of HIV infection.
Researchers track origin of HIV pandemic to 1920s Congo 12
5:37 PM — Researchers have confirmed for the first time that the HIV pandemic originated in the Congo in the 1920s.
US: New York health department advertises PrEP on Grindr 3
2:57 PM — New York's health department has launched an advertising campaign to promote HIV-preventative drugs on hookup apps.
Lesbian suing sperm bank after having mixed-race baby says she was ‘hung up on’ by clinic 5
10:34 AM — A lesbian who is suing a sperm bank, because she was impregnated with a black man’s sperm has said she was "hung up on" by the clinic when she called with questions.
2nd October 2014
Condom cookbook hopes to promote safe-sex in Japan 8
1:26 PM — A bizarre new cook book has been published in Japan, which uses condoms as a device for cooking, and aims to promote better sexual health.
US Big Brother winner reveals he left the show after finding out he is HIV positive 1
12:06 PM — The winner of US television series Big Brother 2007, has revealed that after re-entering the Big Brother house years later, he found out he was HIV positive.
Elton John and David Furnish to be honoured by Human Rights Campaign 3
9:27 AM — Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish are set to be honoured by LGBT rights organisation the Human Rights Campaign.
1st October 2014
Gays encouraged to quit smoking for Stoptober 4
6:08 PM — This month gays - who are more likely to be smokers than straight people - have been encouraged to give up smoking.
Gay blogger Andrew Sullivan: Almost every man hates condoms 26
3:05 PM — Political blogger Andrew Sullivan has claimed that "almost every man" hates using condoms.