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.
4th January 2015
Are you ‘highsexual’? Reddit invents new sexuality for ‘temporarily gay’ pot smokers 13
1:01 PM — Users of internet hub Reddit have invented a new sexuality - for people who get 'a bit gay' when they take drugs.
18th December 2014
UK: Man jailed for five years over clingfilm bondage death 4
6:13 PM — A man has been jailed for five years over the death of a man covered in clingfilm during a sex game.
11th December 2014
Gay rights champion Desmond Tutu cancels travel plans amid battle with cancer 10
11:30 AM — A long-time supporter of gay rights Archbishop Desmond Tutu has cancelled travel plans as he battles prostate cancer.
8th December 2014
London MBE-winning police officer arrested on suspicion of dealing drugs
10:23 AM — An out, gay London police officer who was awarded an MBE for his services to diversity has been arrested on suspicion of supplying Class A drugs.
5th December 2014
Gay porn star jailed after trying to smuggle crystal meth in his anus 35
11:31 AM — A gay porn star has been jailed for two years - after trying to smuggle crystal meth out of the US inside his rectum.
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.
30th November 2014
Meet a guy testing controversial new drugs that could stop you getting HIV 90
5:10 PM — Writing for PinkNews, Robbie Dean answers questions about PrEP, a new drug regime that could stop you getting HIV.
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.
25th November 2014
London: LGBT club drug clinic gets new contract 1
1:15 PM — A London drug clinic, which runs an LGBT support service, has been awarded a new funding contract.
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.
2nd October 2014
Stephen Fry: I’m the only person I hurt with my drug use 20
10:13 AM — There is a "huge moral difference" between historical drug use and cases of sexual abuse, Stephen Fry says.
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.
7th August 2014
London clinic provides ‘slamming kits’ for gay men using hardcore drugs 25
4:54 PM — A clinic has become the first in London to provide packs of clean syringes, spoons and thermometers for gay and bisexual men who use hardcore drugs.
1st August 2014
Christian fundamentalist leaflet warns Gloucester gays they’ll end up in a coffin 48
2:12 PM — A Christian group has been caught distributing anti-gay flyers during a council-run carnival.
Would you have bareback sex under the influence of drink or drugs? This survey says you might 22
12:37 PM — A survey has found that gay and bisexual men are far more likely to have bareback sex after using drugs or while drunk.
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.
13th July 2014
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford: I’m a spendaphobe, not a homophobe 16
11:54 AM — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has dodged questions about whether he is homophobic, claiming to be a "spendaphobe" instead.
30th June 2014
UK: Memorial plaque unveiled for legendary gay Beatles manager Brian Epstein 4
2:40 PM — A commemorative blue plaque has been unveiled in honour of legendary gay Beatles manager Brian Epstein.