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.
24th January 2015
Lawyer arrested after boyfriend dies of suspected drugs overdose
3:30 PM — A top London lawyer has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter, after his boyfriend died of a suspected drug overdose.
3rd December 2014
Man accused of killing chef in gay sex bondage game ‘suggested burning or burying body’
4:53 PM — A man accused of killing a chef for P&O Ferries during a sex game said his body should be buried or burned, a court has heard.
26th November 2014
London mayoral hopeful Ivan Massow: Gay men don’t know how to behave 142
7:05 PM — Gay Tory 2016 London mayoral candidate Ivan Massow has claimed gay men do not know how to behave.
23rd November 2014
Canada begins trialling HIV prevention drug Truvada 9
2:52 PM — Canada has begun to trial the use of a controversial drug that lowers your chances of getting HIV.
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.
30th October 2014
Home Office: No decision taken on toughening law against poppers 10
2:35 PM — The Home Office has told PinkNews that it’s “too early” to say if further restrictions are to be placed on the use of poppers, following the publication of a report into legal highs.
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.
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.
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.
26th September 2014
CDC: Half of gay men with HIV not recieving treatment 3
5:07 PM — The Centre for Disease Control has warned that half of gay and bisexual men with HIV in the US aren't receiving treatment.
Stephen Fry: I snorted coke in Parliament and Buckingham Palace 13
3:10 PM — Stephen Fry has revealed he snorted cocaine in Buckingham Palace.
29th July 2014
Comment: Why is drug use higher in the gay community? 79
1:13 PM — London Friend CEO Monty Moncrieff shares his thoughts on the recent annual Crime Survey showing a third of gay and bisexual men have taken illegal drugs.
24th July 2014
Crime survey: Third of gay and bisexual men took illegal drugs last year 41
5:49 PM — A third of gay and bisexual men took illegal drugs over the last year, the Crime Survey of England and Wales has found.
24th June 2014
Gay sauna defends safety policy at tribunal after drug deaths
4:39 PM — The owner of a gay sauna in south London has told a coroner that its drug searches have become “more aggressive” following several fatal overdoses.
25th May 2014
US: CDC launches ad campaign recommending HIV-preventative drugs 7
3:17 PM — The US Centre for Disease Control has launched a series of new adverts, promoting the availability of controversial new HIV-preventative drugs.
17th May 2014
UK: Campaigners call for HIV prevention drugs to be made available on NHS 2
2:54 PM — Campaigners have called for controversial HIV-preventative drugs to be made available on the NHS, after the CDC issued guidance recommending their use in the US.
15th May 2014
US: CDC guidelines recommend more groups use PrEP for HIV prevention 11
5:19 PM — The Centre for Disease Control has updated its guidelines for a controversial HIV-preventative drug, expanding the list of groups recommended to take it.
7th May 2014
Gay former Co-op Bank chairman Paul Flowers pleads guilty to drug charges 3
11:20 AM — Former Co-op Bank chairman Paul Flowers has pleaded guilty to drug possession, at Leeds Magistrates' Court.
16th April 2014
Gay former Co-op Bank chairman Paul Flowers charged with possession of cocaine and ketamine 1
11:57 AM — Former Co-op Bank chairman Paul Flowers has been charged with drug possession.