18th February 2015
New strain of HIV found in Cuba is twice as agressive as average virus 17
5:48 PM — A new strain of HIV has been found in Cuba, which progresses to AIDS twice as fast as the average strain of the virus.
Comment: Am I too skinny a gay to get a boyfriend? 271
10:00 AM — Writing on body image and his experiences of attitudes within the gay community, Liam Hackett asks whether he is too skinny to get a boyfriend.
13th February 2015
Main party leaders respond to calls for inclusive SRE in all schools 3
6:46 PM — The three main political party leaders in the UK have responded to a campaign calling for LGBT-inclusive Sex and Relationship Education (SRE).
12th February 2015
This advice by Freud on how to cure a gay child might surprise you 46
4:17 PM — Some assume positions on controversial issues such as gay "cure" therapies evolve over time. This letter from Sigmund Freud written in 1935 may debunk that.
Diane Abbott to urge government to act on LGBT mental health issues 6
1:22 PM — Diane Abbott is set to address the issue of growing mental health issues in the London LGBT community.
7th February 2015
Meet the iPhone app that could test you for HIV in 15 minutes 5
3:50 PM — Researches have developed an iPhone app and dongle that can test people for HIV and syphilis - and get results within 15 minutes.
6th February 2015
Comment: Inclusive sex education could have prevented my HIV diagnosis 17
8:03 PM — James Hanson writes for PinkNews in support of policies to make inclusive Sex and Relationship Education compulsory, and reflects on his personal experience of education on such issues.
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.