23rd November 2014
Canada begins trialling HIV prevention drug Truvada 8
2:52 PM — Canada has begun to trial the use of a controversial drug that lowers your chances of getting HIV.
20th November 2014
WATCH: The gay ‘cat porn’ intended to promote safe sex 1
4:56 PM — Ahead of World AIDS Day on 1 December, a bizarre new way to promote safer sex has been launched in the form of cartoon cat porn.
Lord Fowler calls for decriminalisation of homosexuality around globe to fight AIDS 8
11:55 AM — Former Thatcher Cabinet Minister Lord Fowler, has called for efforts to ensure homosexuality is decriminalised around the world, to help in the fight against HIV and AIDS.
United Nations initiative hopes to end AIDS epidemic by 2030 1
10:40 AM — The United Nations programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) has announced a plan to "fast track" approach to tackling the AIDS epidemic with a view to ending it by 2030.
16th November 2014
US: Florida gay leader killed after accident during HIV fundraiser 1
5:30 PM — The creator of a popular gay entertainment website in Florida has died, after a tragic accident during an HIV charity bike ride.
15th November 2014
Zachary Quinto defends claim that gays are ‘lazy’ and ‘complacent’ on HIV 54
11:27 AM — Star Trek actor Zachary Quinto has defended comments he made criticising the gay community for "tremendous complacency" and "laziness" towards HIV.
14th November 2014
US: Panel recommends ‘relaxation’ of gay blood ban
11:37 AM — A key advisory committee has agreed that regulations banning gay men from donating blood should be slightly relaxed.
12th November 2014
Zachary Quinto: ‘Tremendous complacency’ has led to a rise in HIV infections 13
10:29 AM — Actor Zachary Quinto has criticised the gay community for "tremendous complacency" and "laziness" towards AIDS.
31st October 2014
US: West Hollywood to design AIDS monument honouring those who lost their lives
4:13 PM — The local council for the West Hollywood area of Los Angeles has hired an artist to design an AIDS memorial to remember the more than 650,000 Americans who lost their lives throughout the epidemic.
30th October 2014
Former Bill Clinton advisor admits to assisting suicide of 8 men with AIDS in the 80s 4
11:54 AM — David Mixner, a prominent LGBT activist and a former campaigner for Bill Clinton has admitted to his part in the assisted suicide of eight gay men who were dying from AIDs in the 1980s.
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.
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.
16th October 2014
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.
13th October 2014
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".
11th October 2014
New UKIP MP Douglas Carswell backs Nigel Farage’s call for HIV migrant ban 100
3:06 PM — Newly-elected UKIP MP Douglas Carswell has backed Nigel Farage's call to ban people with HIV from entering the UK.
Duck Dynasty star: You can’t get STIs from ‘Biblically correct’ sex 15
2:33 PM — Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson has claimed that it is impossible to get a sexually transmitted infection from 'Biblically correct' sex.
9th October 2014
David Hockney: I lost two-thirds of my American friends to AIDS 4
11:04 AM — Artist David Hockney has spoken movingly about losing so many of his friends to AIDS at the height of the epidemic in America.
6th October 2014
HIV diagnoses among gay men hit record high, despite overall decline 31
4:54 PM — The number of HIV diagnoses is still increasing for gay men - despite an overall drop across the UK.
3rd October 2014
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.