9th January 2015
Comment: I understand how Leelah Alcorn must have felt, by Emily Brothers 4
6:17 PM — Out transgender Labour Parliamentary Candidate Emily Brothers writes for PinkNews on her own experiences of contemplating suicide and on the suicide of trans teen Leelah Alcorn.
Town rallies to provide terminally ill trans woman’s dream wedding 5
5:50 PM — A town has rallied to fulfill the dying wish of a terminally ill trans woman, who wants to marry her female partner.
Attitude suggests travel to Ebola free countries with gay death penalty 10
3:37 PM — Attitude magazine has published a feature which suggests that readers travel to Ebola free areas and countries in Africa, but fails to point out that some of the recommended destinations punish gay people with harsh penalties.
8th January 2015
Judge rules Edwin Poots’ gay blood ban ‘biased’ 27
3:54 PM — A judge in Nothern Ireland has ruled that the former Health Minister Edwin Poots' decision to uphold a ban on gay men giving blood was the result of religious bias.
5th January 2015
Grindr is ‘fuelling’ spread of STIs, charity warns 23
5:30 PM — A charity has warned that hookup apps including Tinder and Grindr are fuelling a boom in sexually transmitted infections.
Bisexual man with two penises releases tell-all memoir 6
3:12 PM — A man who became an internet sensation because he has two penises has released a tell-all autobiography.
UK Government to consider study to allow gay, monogamous couples to donate blood 119
11:50 AM — The British Government is considering whether to conduct a study into whether gay or bisexual men in monogamous, same-sex relationships should still have to wait 12 months after having sex to donate blood.
4th January 2015
Are you ‘highsexual’? Reddit invents new sexuality for ‘temporarily gay’ pot smokers 13
1:01 PM — Users of internet hub Reddit have invented a new sexuality - for people who get 'a bit gay' when they take drugs.
31st December 2014
California: Suspected HIV infection on porn set sparks health alert 3
12:08 PM — California officials have issued an alert after finding “very strong evidence” that an adult film actor became infected with HIV as a result of unprotected sex.
29th December 2014
Ed Miliband: We’ve got to look at ways to make gay blood donation possible 24
7:17 PM — Ed Miliband has called for a review of the blood ban, which stops sexually active gay and bisexual men from giving blood.
24th December 2014
Bizarre study investigates whether gay people live near tobacco shops 11
11:53 AM — A surreal study has attempted to find whether same-sex couples live closer to tobacco shops than straight people.
23rd December 2014
NAT welcomes Government commitment to maintain national HIV prevention funding
1:21 PM — The National AIDS Trust has welcomed a commitment from the Minister for Public Health, Jane Ellison, to maintain current levels of funding for national HIV prevention for a further year.
22nd December 2014
#FindMike campaigner returns to hospital after suicidal thoughts 14
6:50 PM — A man who successfully campaigned to find a man who saved him from jumping to his death has returned to hospital with suicidal thoughts.
19th December 2014
EXCLUSIVE: Government confirms it will not cut HIV prevention budget 4
7:39 PM — The Government has refuted claims that it was to halve its HIV prevention budget for 2015, reiterating support for the strategy and saying "It will continue".
Lesotho: Prince Harry visits children with HIV 2
4:50 PM — Prince Harry has visited children and young people affected by HIV in Lesotho.
18th December 2014
Petition calls for Government to reconsider 50% HIV prevention cuts 7
5:14 PM — A petition has been started, calling on the British Government to reconsider its reportedly announced 50% cut to HIV prevention funding for 2015.
Comment: Cutting the HIV prevention budget by 50% will massively undermine the fight against HIV 35
4:00 PM — Charles Smith, the Labour Party Parliamentary Candidate for Maidenhead, writes of his concern at reports the government may cut funding to the National HIV Prevention programme for England by 50%.
US: Anti-vaccine group claims vaccines can turn children gay 16
1:11 PM — An American anti-vaccine group is claiming that parents who vaccinate their children face the possibility of their children becoming gay.
US: Syphilis on the rise among gay and bisexual men
10:58 AM — The number of cases of syphilis in the US jumped 10% from 2012 to 2013, with gay and bisexual men accounting for 75% of the increase, new figures show.
16th December 2014
Birmingham: LGBT charity gets new sexual health services contract
2:22 PM — An LGBT charity in Birmingham is set to deliver new sexual health services for the city’s LGBT community.