21st August 2014
US researcher: People are gay due to sexual abuse 57
6:32 PM — A US researcher has claimed that people become homosexual due to sexual abuse.
Tories must support statutory sex education, says Thatcher’s Health Minister 6
9:49 AM — Lord Fowler is urging the Tories to back statutory Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) Education, in a bid to safeguard the health and wellbeing of young people.
20th August 2014
President of Uganda signs HIV criminalisation bill into law 33
6:38 PM — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has signed a bill into law criminalising HIV transmission.
19th August 2014
Lesbians ‘more likely’ to have orgasms than straight women 16
1:50 PM — Lesbians are more likely to have orgasms than straight women, according to new research.
Thatcher told me: ‘You mustn’t become known just as the minister for AIDS’ 19
11:52 AM — Lord Fowler has revealed that Margaret Thatcher felt he was in danger of becoming known as the “minister for AIDS” due to his crusade against the epidemic in the late 1980s.
18th August 2014
Participants required for LGBT mental health survey 13
11:50 AM — Researchers at King’s College London are studying how stigma and discrimination contribute to mental health problems among LGBT people.
15th August 2014
National AIDS Trust appoints Deborah Gold new Chief Executive 1
4:54 PM — The National Aids Trust (NAT) has appointed Deborah Gold, formerly at Galop, as its new Chief Executive.
US: California shelves law to ban bareback porn 3
2:02 PM — The California Senate has shelved a law that would have banned the filming of bareback porn in the state.
14th August 2014
Tory MP: ‘Equalising blood laws is the next frontier for UK gay rights’ 62
2:17 PM — Michael Fabricant says blanket restrictions preventing gay and bisexual men from giving blood must end and that it’s time for an equal policy.
13th August 2014
US: Deceased teen’s tissue donation rejected because he was gay 6
11:06 PM — A deceased teen's organs have been partially rejected for donation because he was gay.
US: Man suing doctor after being diagnosed with ‘chronic homosexuality’ 25
7:09 PM — A man is suing a doctor, after he was diagnosed with the "chronic condition" of homosexuality in a routine physical.
12th August 2014
Pride Cymru wants you to talk to the Welsh Government about organ donation 24
3:22 PM — The Welsh Government is encouraging those attending this weekend’s Pride Cymru to talk about organ donation.
7th August 2014
US: Kansas healthcare group opens PrEP-specific clinic
9:07 PM — A Kansas healthcare group has created a PrEP-specific clinic one day a week meant to expand access to PrEP drug Truvada.
US: Los Angeles porn permit applications down 90% since mandatory condom law 7
6:36 PM — Applications for permits to shoot pornography in Los Angeles have fallen by 90%, since the use of condoms was made mandatory earlier this year.
Radio host: Ebola was sent by God to wipe out homosexuals 52
5:55 PM — An American radio host has claimed that Ebola was sent by God to destroy homosexuals.
London clinic provides ‘slamming kits’ for gay men using hardcore drugs 24
4:54 PM — A clinic has become the first in London to provide packs of clean syringes, spoons and thermometers for gay and bisexual men who use hardcore drugs.
6th August 2014
Caroline Lucas: ‘Ban discrimination – not gay men giving blood’ 12
4:00 PM — Green MP Caroline Lucas says blanket restrictions preventing gay and bisexual men from giving blood must end.
5th August 2014
Scottish dentist sacked for failing to reveal HIV positive status 13
6:40 PM — A dentist living with HIV has been sacked after he failed to disclose his positive status to bosses.
Study: LGBT youths harassed online ‘three times more often’ than rest of population 3
12:20 PM — A new study has found that LGBT youths experience online harassment three times more often than the rest of the population.
3rd August 2014
NHS withdraws job offer from married gay chaplain after Church of England punishment 36
2:28 PM — The NHS has withdrawn a job offer it made to gay chaplain Jeremy Pemberton, after the Church of England revoked his permission to officiate.