25th January 2015
Ireland: Gay blood ban ‘likely’ to be relaxed to 12 months 2
12:01 PM — Ireland is likely to relax its permanent ban on gay men giving blood.
21st January 2015
Northern Ireland Health Minister Jim Wells backs gay blood ban 91
1:04 PM — Northern Ireland's new Health Minister Jim Wells has said he supports the lifetime ban on gay men donating blood.
18th January 2015
Irish Health Minister: I am a gay man 11
11:49 AM — Ireland's Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, has come out as gay.
14th January 2015
Russia NOT banning trans people from driving 8
4:32 PM — The Russian Health Ministry has clarified that people will not be banned from driving just for being trans.
10th January 2015
Watch: Obamacare ad targets insurance at same-sex couples 5
5:12 PM — An advert for Obamacare provisions is targeting same-sex couples who are now eligible for partner benefits.
8th January 2015
Judge rules Edwin Poots’ gay blood ban ‘biased’ 27
3:54 PM — A judge in Nothern Ireland has ruled that the former Health Minister Edwin Poots' decision to uphold a ban on gay men giving blood was the result of religious bias.
29th December 2014
Ed Miliband: We’ve got to look at ways to make gay blood donation possible 24
7:17 PM — Ed Miliband has called for a review of the blood ban, which stops sexually active gay and bisexual men from giving blood.
12th December 2014
Joan Rivers leaves part of $150 million fortune to AIDS charity 2
12:20 PM — Comedian Joan Rivers has left a portion of her wealth to a charity that helps people living with AIDS.
10th December 2014
Exeter pensioner mistakenly sent confidential details of transgender NHS patients 3
5:59 PM — A pensioner from Exeter is receiving dozens of confidential letters meant for an NHS clinic that helps trans people.
4th December 2014
House of Lords debates health care for lesbian, bisexual and trans women 3
4:55 PM — The House of Lords has passionately debated on health care needs for lesbian, bisexual and trans women.
30th November 2014
Photos: Disney Princes strip off for World AIDS Day 7
2:31 PM — An artist has imagined a number of famous Disney Princes stripping off to promote safe sex for World AIDS Day tomorrow.
Lord Fowler: Church of England should appoint gay bishops 12
12:48 PM — Former Thatcher Cabinet Minister Lord Fowler has called on the Church of England to allow gay clergy to marry, and appoint the first openly gay bishops.
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.
4th November 2014
Iceland: Lawsuit challenges ban on gay men donating blood 4
1:13 PM — Describing the current policy as "a clear example of discrimination", a man in Iceland is set to sue in order to lift the ban on gay men donating blood.
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.
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
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.
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.
10th October 2014
LISTEN: Nigel Farage slammed live on radio by British woman living with HIV 35
12:31 PM — Nigel Farage has been strongly criticised by a British caller on LBC who is HIV positive, after he suggested migrants should not be granted entry into the UK if they test positive.
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.