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.
Outcry after Nigel Farage calls for migrants with HIV to be banned from the UK 24
11:50 AM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been accused of "wilful ignorance", after he called for a blanket ban on people with HIV entering the UK.
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.
David Hockney: I lost two-thirds of my American friends to AIDS 4
11:04 AM — Artist David Hockney has spoken movingly about losing so many of his friends to AIDS at the height of the epidemic in America.
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.
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.
Researchers track origin of HIV pandemic to 1920s Congo 12
5:37 PM — Researchers have confirmed for the first time that the HIV pandemic originated in the Congo in the 1920s.
US: New York health department advertises PrEP on Grindr 3
2:57 PM — New York's health department has launched an advertising campaign to promote HIV-preventative drugs on hookup apps.
2nd October 2014
US Big Brother winner reveals he left the show after finding out he is HIV positive 2
12:06 PM — The winner of US television series Big Brother 2007, has revealed that after re-entering the Big Brother house years later, he found out he was HIV positive.
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.
Gay blogger Andrew Sullivan: Almost every man hates condoms 26
3:05 PM — Political blogger Andrew Sullivan has claimed that "almost every man" hates using condoms.
30th September 2014
US: Delaware school board member opposes LGBT curriculum 5
8:49 PM — A Delaware school board member has opposed a high school health curriculum that would include the definitions of transgender, bisexual, and gay.
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.
Annie Lennox: The word ‘gay’ is irrelevant 22
12:12 PM — Singer Annie Lennox has argued that the word "gay" is irrelevant because it should be "nobody's effing business."
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.
Frankie Goes to Hollywood star: I didn’t believe my HIV medication would work 3
10:49 AM — Pop legend Holly Johnson has opened up about living with HIV, admitting that he thought he wouldn't survive after his diagnosis.
21st September 2014
Study: Ending the gay blood ban could help save a million lives 3
11:47 AM — A report has claimed that ending the blanket ban on gay men donating blood in the US could potentially save over a million lives.
18th September 2014
US politician: I’m on PrEP – I think other gay men should consider it too 59
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.
PinkNews joins campaign urging for compulsory, inclusive sex education 4
12:18 PM — PinkNews has joined with a coalition of LGBT organisations and campaigners writing to political leaders in the UK to highlight a need for compulsory LGBT-inclusive Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) in all schools.