14th March 2014
US Government orders insurers to provide equal coverage to gay married couples
4:30 PM — Health insurance providers in the US will be as of next year required to provide equal cover for married gay and lesbian couples, the federal government has said.
Rare case of female-to-female HIV transmission reported in Texas
3:00 PM — A woman in Texas is believed to have contracted HIV in a rare case of female-to-female transmission.
Central and North West London NHS Trust ranked top of Stonewall healthcare list
1:14 PM — Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust has been named the most gay-friendly healthcare organisation in England by Stonewall.
13th March 2014
US: Former Surgeon General urges lifting ban on trans people in the military
9:52 PM — A report backed by the former US Surgeon General has urged the lifting of a ban on transgender people serving in the military.
Study: Healthcare professionals ‘reluctant’ to offer HIV tests to older people 2
1:00 PM — Too many clinicians are failing to offer HIV tests to older people, resulting in late diagnosis, new research shows.
12th March 2014
Australian psychologist fights for the right to ban gay sex 33
11:15 AM — An Australian psychologist says he will fight for the right to criminalise gay sex and to discriminate against gay people, having been disciplined for his views.
11th March 2014
US doctors make ‘call to action’ after second child appears to have been ‘cured’ of HIV
1:11 PM — After a second child in the US appears to have been "cured" of HIV through intensive early treatment, doctors have made a "call to action" to learn more about the incidents.
7th March 2014
Study: Soaring levels of HIV among gay black men in Atlanta 7
5:10 PM — A study shows the city of Atlanta has among one of the highest concentrations of young black gay men living with HIV in the US.
Gay former soldier James Wharton: ‘We need to clean up gay saunas’ 157
4:05 PM — Former soldier James Wharton has defended his recent article in Winq magazine about his opposition to gay saunas by saying the venues need to be cleaned up.
6th March 2014
Research to revolutionise HIV treatment welcomed by Terrence Higgins Trust
4:50 PM — Terrence Higgins Trust has welcomed experimental research which could one day replace the need for daily HIV medication - but says further work is needed.
5th March 2014
Over one in ten Americans think HTML will send you to an STI clinic 8
11:43 PM — Think you can tell the difference between acronyms for a sexually transmitted infection and a popular tech terms?
4th March 2014
Scottish Lib Dems: ‘Worrying’ level of anti-gay attacks faced by A&E staff 3
11:45 AM — A “worrying” level of homophobic and racist abuse against NHS staff has been recorded in Scotland, the Liberal Democrat say.
Elton John: There is light at the end of the tunnel on HIV 4
10:58 AM — Sir Elton John spoke of the importance of removing the stigma surrounding HIV at his annual fundraising Oscar party over the weekend.
3rd March 2014
Gay former soldier: ‘Shut down gay saunas if we want equality’ 126
10:21 PM — Former soldier and gay rights campaigner James Wharton has said that gay saunas are standing in the way of equality and should be shut down.
28th February 2014
UK Council for Psychotherapy: Gay conversion therapy is harmful and constitutes abuse 7
5:49 PM — Stonewall and the UK Council for Psychotherapy have released a joint statement against gay-to-straight conversion therapy.
UK: Groundbreaking LGBT inclusive sex education guidance launched by leading charities 1
4:53 PM — New sex education guidance, with a greater LGBT emphasis, has been welcomed by campaigners and Schools Minister Lord Nash.
27th February 2014
Comment: Young LGBT people need greater support on issues around sex and relationships 6
6:43 PM — Meghan Lewis from the WiSE Project writes for PinkNews on how LGBT young people need greater support when it comes to making decisions about sex and relationships.
26th February 2014
Ugandan Health Minister: Gays will not face discrimination in accessing healthcare 18
10:58 AM — Uganda's health minister says gay citizens will not be discriminated against when accessing healthcare despite the signing into law of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill.
24th February 2014
Evangelist Scott Lively calls for homosexuality to be defined as a ‘mental illness’ 161
7:13 PM — An anti-gay evangelist from the US has called for the reinstatement of homosexuality as a "mental illness" in the eyes of the American Psychiatric Association.
21st February 2014
A graveyard? A shopping trolley? Elephant trekking? The strangest places British gay guys have had sex 7
12:57 PM — Think you've had sex in some strange places? A survey by a leading gay magazine has revealed some strange locations you might not have thought to...