20th November 2014
WATCH: Enrique Iglesias & David Hasselhoff talk about friends affected by HIV
5:17 PM — Enrique Iglesias and Baywatch actor David Hasselhoff are raising awareness of HIV by speaking about their own experiences of losing friends to the virus before successful treatment became available.
18th November 2014
UKIP doctor blasts Tory MP Michael Fabricant’s equal blood campaign 24
11:47 AM — A UKIP parliamentary candidate, who works as a hospital doctor, has criticised Tory MP Michael Fabricant’s campaign to equalise blood donation rules for gay and bisexual men.
One in eight gay and bisexual men in London living with HIV 16
10:48 AM — A new report published by Public Health England shows one in eight gay and bisexual men in London are now living with HIV
13th November 2014
Tory Vice Chair ‘delighted’ by committee recommendation on HPV vaccine for gay and bisexual men 3
10:59 AM — A committee recommendation for the HPV vaccine to be extended to men who have sex with men has been welcomed by Conservative Party Vice Chair Mike Freer.
12th November 2014
UK: Committee recommends HPV vaccine for gay and bisexual men 12
3:02 PM — Men who have sex with men should be vaccinated against the HPV virus to protect them against several types of cancer, a committee of experts has declared.
6th November 2014
Tory and Labour frontbench call for new review of ‘discriminatory’ gay blood ban 4
2:29 PM — Tory Energy Minister Amber Rudd and Shadow Scotland Secretary Margaret Curran have called for a fresh review on the restrictions preventing gay and bisexual men from giving blood.
29th October 2014
Study finds PrEP successful at protecting against HIV when taken just before sex 28
1:02 PM — A French study suggesting PrEP could be just as effective in reducing the risk of HIV transmission if taken before sexual intercourse rather than every day has been welcomed by the National AIDS Trust.
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.
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.
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.
14th October 2014
Tory MP: UKIP risks encouraging homophobia and racism in Britain 41
2:45 PM — Sarah Wollaston has condemned Nigel Farage’s remarks that migrants living with HIV should not be allowed to enter Britain and warns UKIP is "enabling" people to express "homophobic or racist sentiments".
UKIP deputy leader: ‘We face problems caused by migrants with HIV’ 37
12:51 PM — UKIP deputy leader Paul Nuttall has defended Nigel Farage’s remarks that migrants living with HIV should not be allowed to enter Britain.
9th October 2014
Gay black men are still dying of HIV in the UK due to stigma 5
4:27 PM — A campaigner says he’s raising awareness of HIV among gay and bisexual black men in London because he does not want to lose any more friends to the virus.
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.
1st October 2014
Northern Ireland Health Minister announces consultation on HIV self-testing kits
4:15 PM — Health Minister Jim Wells has announced a consultation on removing the ban on HIV self-testing kits in Northern Ireland.
23rd September 2014
Gay and bisexual men in London face ‘worsening’ sexual health 20
11:19 AM — The sexual health of some gay and bisexual men in the capital is “worsening” , Public Health England warns.
19th September 2014
US: Catholic high school coach linked to homophobic beating resigns 29
8:57 AM — A Catholic high school assistant coach has resigned over his part in an attack which injured two gay men.
18th September 2014
US politician: I’m on PrEP – I think other gay men should consider it too 58
12:22 PM — Scott Wiener has become one of the first politicians in the US to announce publicly that he’s taking PrEP in order to reduce the risk of HIV infection.
16th September 2014
WHO: Russia’s anti-gay laws hamper fight against HIV 4
1:12 PM — Russia’s “repressive drug and homosexuality laws” hamper its fight against HIV, the World Health Organisation has warned.
11th September 2014
Northern Ireland: Top judge blasts ministers over lifetime gay blood ban row 5
10:49 AM — Northern Ireland's first and deputy first ministers have clashed in a row over a court judgement about the province's lifetime ban on gay men giving blood.