31st March 2014
Comment: Let’s talk about gay sex and drugs 1
3:17 PM — Ahead of tonight’s gay sex and drugs discussion at London’s Manbar, journalist Patrick Cash writes on why gay men should feel able to talk about drug use.
London study: Chemsex by gay men is often to mask self-esteem issues 39
1:21 PM — A study by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine shows many gay and bisexual men use drugs during sex in order to mask self-esteem or self-confidence issues.
27th March 2014
US: Gay politician announces he’s HIV positive and resigns to run HIV charity 9
12:25 PM — A Democratic Party politician in Massachusetts is stepping down from office in order to become the executive director of an HIV organisation in the state.
20th March 2014
Public Health Minister defends GPs from criticism over HIV testing 15
7:44 PM — Public Health Minister Jane Ellison has responded to criticism from Ed Miliband that too many healthcare professionals are failing to offer HIV tests to groups most at risk of infection.
HIV charities praise Ed Miliband’s call for greater HIV prevention investment 1
4:30 PM — Britain’s leading HIV charities have welcomed calls by Labour leader Ed Miliband for doctors to increase HIV testing and for greater investment in prevention.
Exclusive- Ed Miliband: Coalition must take responsibility for lack of HIV testing by GPs 14
2:01 PM — Ed Miliband tells PinkNews that ministers must take "responsibility" over the failure of GPs to offer comprehensive HIV testing, and that it’s "crucial" the Government invests more in HIV prevention whilst also waking up to the "food bank" crisis.
14th March 2014
Rare case of female-to-female HIV transmission reported in Texas
3:00 PM — A woman in Texas is believed to have contracted HIV in a rare case of female-to-female transmission.
13th March 2014
Study: Healthcare professionals ‘reluctant’ to offer HIV tests to older people 2
1:00 PM — Too many clinicians are failing to offer HIV tests to older people, resulting in late diagnosis, new research shows.
11th March 2014
US doctors make ‘call to action’ after second child appears to have been ‘cured’ of HIV
1:11 PM — After a second child in the US appears to have been "cured" of HIV through intensive early treatment, doctors have made a "call to action" to learn more about the incidents.
7th March 2014
Study: Soaring levels of HIV among gay black men in Atlanta 7
5:10 PM — A study shows the city of Atlanta has among one of the highest concentrations of young black gay men living with HIV in the US.
Gay former soldier James Wharton: ‘We need to clean up gay saunas’ 159
4:05 PM — Former soldier James Wharton has defended his recent article in Winq magazine about his opposition to gay saunas by saying the venues need to be cleaned up.
4th March 2014
Elton John: There is light at the end of the tunnel on HIV 4
10:58 AM — Sir Elton John spoke of the importance of removing the stigma surrounding HIV at his annual fundraising Oscar party over the weekend.
28th February 2014
Recon raises £16,000 for Freddie Mercury HIV charity 2
7:18 PM — Fetish website Recon has raised £16,035 for the Mercury Phoenix Trust – set up in memory of the late Queen singer Freddie Mercury.
27th February 2014
Lord Smith: Nelson Mandela made me feel vindicated in talking about my HIV status
1:40 PM — Lord Smith has spoken about the moment when Nelson Mandela commended him over his decision to reveal his HIV status.
26th February 2014
Ugandan Health Minister: Gays will not face discrimination in accessing healthcare 18
10:58 AM — Uganda's health minister says gay citizens will not be discriminated against when accessing healthcare despite the signing into law of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill.
24th February 2014
Gay NFL star dies after battle with pneumonia 3
6:21 PM — Roy Simmons, the second retired former NFL player to come out as gay and the first player ever to come out publicly as being HIV positive, has died at the age of 57.
EU foreign policy chief slams Ugandan President for signing ‘draconian’ anti-gay law 7
3:45 PM — EU foreign policy chief Baroness Ashton has condemned the President of Uganda for signing the country’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill into law.
23rd February 2014
UK: Government benefits cuts leave thousands of HIV patients struggling to afford basic nutrition 9
12:17 PM — According to HIV experts, recent welfare reforms by the UK's Coalition government have left thousands of HIV patients unable to afford the basic food they need to cope with their condition.
19th February 2014
THT: An extra 250,000 HIV tests per year could slash new infection rates 18
6:19 PM — Ahead of a major HIV conference Terrence Higgins Trust says an extra 250,000 HIV tests a year could slash new infection rates.
Exclusive: 70% of gay men believe that sex without condoms is more pleasurable 161
11:52 AM — New research exclusively published by PinkNews.co.uk shows 70% of young gay men believe that sex without condoms is more pleasurable and exciting.