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.
3rd February 2015
Male nurses admit having sex in front of a 99-year-old in their care 16
7:31 PM — Two male nurses who had sex whilst caring for a 99-year-old stroke victim have pleaded guilty to a felony charge of inflicting mental suffering on an elder.
MPs vote in favour of three-person babies 15
4:34 PM — MPs have voted in favour of the creation of babies with DNA from two women and one man.
Labour announces plans to make LGBT-inclusive sex education compulsory 50
1:01 PM — The Labour Party has today announced that it will make Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) compulsory in all state schools, and that it plans to crack down on homophobic bullying.
26th January 2015
Interview: Johann Hari on f**king up, and the war on drugs 7
6:41 PM — PinkNews reporter Nick Duffy talks to Johann Hari, about the scandal that ended his career as a columnist, and his radical new book about the drug war.
Bill Gates predicts HIV vaccine in next fifteen years 5
2:38 PM — Microsoft founder Bill Gates has predicted that a vaccine, and new more intensive drugs to combat HIV will be available by 2030.
21st January 2015
Northern Ireland Health Minister Jim Wells backs gay blood ban 91
1:04 PM — Northern Ireland's new Health Minister Jim Wells has said he supports the lifetime ban on gay men donating blood.
20th January 2015
Billboard company apologises for reparative therapy advert 8
12:34 PM — A Texas advertising company have apologised for a displaying a billboard for gay conversion therapy and promised to take it down.
19th January 2015
Bisexual women ‘more likely’ to have mental health problems 1
4:15 PM — Bisexual women are more likely to experience mental illness than lesbians, according to a new study.
Telegraph Boss renews campaign to ban ‘gay cure’ therapy in the UK 9
3:16 PM — The Executive Director of the Telegraph Media Group Lord Black, has said the NHS agreeing to stop referring patients to 'gay cure' therapy is a good first step, but vowed to have the practice banned in the UK.
NHS England agrees to stop referring people to ‘gay cure’ therapy 13
12:15 PM — Staff of the NHS in England have been instructed not to facilitate access to gay "cure" therapy.
18th January 2015
Irish Health Minister: I am a gay man 11
11:49 AM — Ireland's Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, has come out as gay.
17th January 2015
Watch: This takedown of ‘gay cure’ therapy is flawless 10
3:19 PM — A new YouTube video attacks the practice of 'conversion therapy' aimed at gay and trans youths, after the death of Leelah Alcorn.
15th January 2015
Men with mental health issues more at risk of HIV 5
2:40 PM — A study reports that gay and bisexual men are more at risk of contracting HIV if they have mental health problems.
14th January 2015
Kellie Maloney to undergo gender reassignment surgery 4
6:10 PM — Former boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has announced that she has been given the go ahead by her doctor to have gender reassignment surgery.
Memorandum on rejecting ‘conversion therapy’ published 7
2:45 PM — Organisations across the UK have signed the Memorandum of Understanding on Conversion Therapy.
10th January 2015
US: ‘Gay cure’ group plans to sue DC over therapy ban 13
8:05 PM — A Christian group that claims to cure homosexuality plans to sue the District of Columbia - after it banned 'ex-gay' conversion therapy.
Watch: Obamacare ad targets insurance at same-sex couples 5
5:12 PM — An advert for Obamacare provisions is targeting same-sex couples who are now eligible for partner benefits.