6th October 2014
Israeli Health Minister: ‘No scientific evidence’ supporting gay conversion therapies 4
11:18 AM — Israeli Health Minister Yael German was warned that "there is no scientific evidence" supporting gay conversion therapies, and that such practices "may also cause harm to the individual."
France: Tens of thousands protest in Paris against IVF and surrogacy for gays 12
10:30 AM — Tens of thousands of French protesters took to the streets of Paris and Bordeaux on Sunday, to demonstrate against assisted pregnancies and surrogacy, particularly for gay couples.
4th October 2014
Queen’s staff bringing home men from Grindr could pose ‘security risk’ 31
2:34 PM — A huge number of the Queen's staff are inviting people they meet on hookup apps back to royal residences, it has been warned.
Zoo accidentally spends four years encouraging hyenas to have gay sex 14
2:01 PM — A zoo has accidentally spent four years trying to breed with a pair of male hyenas.
3rd October 2014
Scott Wiener: ‘After 30 years of prevention efforts, we clearly need to do more’ 10
8:24 PM — Last month, San Francisco politician Scott Wiener became one of the first US politicians to confirm his use of Truvada as PrEP to reduce his risk of HIV infection.
Researchers track origin of HIV pandemic to 1920s Congo 12
5:37 PM — Researchers have confirmed for the first time that the HIV pandemic originated in the Congo in the 1920s.
US: New York health department advertises PrEP on Grindr 3
2:57 PM — New York's health department has launched an advertising campaign to promote HIV-preventative drugs on hookup apps.
Lesbian suing sperm bank after having mixed-race baby says she was ‘hung up on’ by clinic 5
10:34 AM — A lesbian who is suing a sperm bank, because she was impregnated with a black man’s sperm has said she was "hung up on" by the clinic when she called with questions.
2nd October 2014
Condom cookbook hopes to promote safe-sex in Japan 8
1:26 PM — A bizarre new cook book has been published in Japan, which uses condoms as a device for cooking, and aims to promote better sexual health.
US Big Brother winner reveals he left the show after finding out he is HIV positive 2
12:06 PM — The winner of US television series Big Brother 2007, has revealed that after re-entering the Big Brother house years later, he found out he was HIV positive.
Elton John and David Furnish to be honoured by Human Rights Campaign 3
9:27 AM — Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish are set to be honoured by LGBT rights organisation the Human Rights Campaign.
1st October 2014
Gays encouraged to quit smoking for Stoptober 4
6:08 PM — This month gays - who are more likely to be smokers than straight people - have been encouraged to give up smoking.
Gay blogger Andrew Sullivan: Almost every man hates condoms 26
3:05 PM — Political blogger Andrew Sullivan has claimed that "almost every man" hates using condoms.
Watch: Gay men have no idea how tampons work 10
2:35 PM — A video shows gay men struggling to understand feminine hygiene products.
30th September 2014
London: New trans swimming club set to launch 12
2:06 PM — A new swimming club for the trans community is launching on Friday in south-east London.
29th September 2014
One in five men are unhappy with their penis size 17
7:23 PM — One in five men are unhappy with the size of their penis, according to a study.
Canada: Young Liberals call to end gay blood donation ban
11:27 AM — The youth of the Canadian Liberal Party are campaigning to lift a ban on men from donating blood, if they have had sex with other men in the past 5 years.
27th September 2014
Could HIV drugs help tackle the Ebola crisis? 16
7:13 PM — A doctor in Liberia has claimed a drug designed to treat HIV can help tackle the Ebola outbreak.
US: Catholic school ‘to review policies’ after firing lesbian teacher for getting pregnant 3
5:26 PM — A Detroit Catholic school is to review its policies, after it sparked a backlash by firing a teacher for expecting a child with her wife.
US: Trans woman named highest-paid female executive 5
12:49 PM — A trans woman who heads a biotech firm has been named as the highest-paid female executive in the US.