28th October 2014
Public Health Wales: Chemsex linked to rising levels of HIV among gay men 32
6:15 PM — “There is clear evidence” of an increase in HIV among gay and bisexual in Wales due to legal highs, officials warns.
NHS Scotland: Accidental leak of transgender patient data down to ‘human error’ 3
2:17 PM — NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has blamed "human error" for the leaking of data pertaining to 86 transgender patients
NHS Scotland accidentally leaks list of transgender patients 11
10:58 AM — NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has reportedly leaked data pertaining to 86 transgender patients.
27th October 2014
English Democrats chair tells PinkNews ‘Diane Abbott looks unwell’ after Ebola jibe 9
7:43 PM — English Democrats regional chairman Steve Uncles has said that Diane Abbott "does not look well" - after claiming that the Labour politician had Ebola.
25th October 2014
Sir Elton John: Too many gays don’t seem to care about HIV 16
1:34 PM — Sir Elton John has criticised parts of the gay community for failing to join the fight against HIV.
24th October 2014
Liberian gay groups ‘under attack’ over Ebola outbreak 16
7:42 PM — Anti-gay rhetoric in Liberia has reportedly been stepped up since the outbreak of Ebola in the country.
Lisa Kudrow: Gay men are biologically superior 34
11:30 AM — Former Friends star Lisa Kudrow has claimed that gay men are biologically superior, because they have better brains.
22nd October 2014
Peter Tatchell: The gay blood ban is medically unjustified discrimination 7
4:21 PM — Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell writes on why the UK’s blood donation rules for gay and bisexual men need reforming.
Tory MP Michael Fabricant: Gay blood ban is unfair and illogical 5
1:18 PM — Tory MP Michael Fabricant has called for an end to the 12-month deferral on gay and bisexual men donating blood, in a Parliamentary motion today.
21st October 2014
Tory MP ‘offended’ by the idea of sex education being taught in schools 25
3:20 PM — A Tory MP has argued that the idea of sex education in school "offended" him, and that it should not be taught in schools.
20th October 2014
Nancy Pelosi: Trans people shouldn’t be banned from serving in military 1
6:02 PM — Democrat Nancy Pelosi has called for the US military to reform regulations which ban transgender people from serving openly.
Downton Abbey: Gay character trying to ‘cure himself’ of homosexuality 52
11:50 AM — The creators of Downton Abbey have revealed a plotline in which a gay butler will try to cure himself of homosexuality.
19th October 2014
Human Rights Campaign endorses use of controversial HIV prevention drugs 38
1:04 PM — The largest gay rights charity in the US has endorsed the use of a controversial new drug that can prevent transmission of HIV.
18th October 2014
US: Two male strippers quarantined over Ebola fears 23
7:12 PM — Two male strippers have voluntarily been quarantined, after they sat near a nurse infected with Ebola on a flight.
16th October 2014
UK: PrEP study to be fast-tracked following ‘significant progress’ 47
4:53 PM — A two-year study into whether PrEP should be routinely made available on the NHS for gay and bisexual men is being fast-tracked.
How taking a photo in your pants could help in the fight against HIV 6
1:47 PM — Men have been using social media to share photos of themselves in their pants in an effort to raise funds for the fight against HIV.
Turkey: Istanbul district launches free anonymous health service for LGBTs 1
1:09 PM — As a first in the country, Istanbul's Sisli Municipality has launched a free and anonymous health service for LGBTs to combat the spread of STDs.
13th October 2014
Former CNN pundit: US government spending money on ‘fat lesbians’ instead of Ebola 39
5:30 PM — A former CNN pundit has claimed that the US government is spending money on researching "fat lesbians" instead of trying to cure Ebola.
81-year-old woman becomes oldest person to have gender reassignment surgery 9
11:38 AM — An 81-year-old transgender woman has become the oldest person in the UK to undergo gender reassignment surgery.
UKIP MEP: Britain should ban migrants with ‘highly dangerous diseases’ like HIV 30
9:55 AM — A UKIP MEP has repeated sentiments by his party leader that migrants with HIV should not be allowed into the UK, but went further to say the virus is "highly dangerous".