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 29
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.
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.
18th September 2014
Ex-Attorney General of Singapore: Abolish anti-gay law 3
1:39 PM — The former Attorney General of Singapore, Walter Woon, has urged for the repeal of the country’s ban on homosexuality.
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.
4th September 2014
US: A Day With HIV photo campaign looks to spread awareness
11:06 PM — A photo campaign is encouraging people impacted by HIV to take a photo of their everyday lives on Tuesday, September 9.
27th August 2014
US: dotHIV provides domains to raise money for HIV research and prevention
9:26 PM — A Berlin-based organisation is using digital innovation to raise money for HIV and AIDS research and prevention.
US: HIV positive priest charged with felony in Ohio 2
7:36 PM — An HIV positive priest in Cleveland is being charged with a felony for allegedly soliciting a park ranger under an outdated HIV criminalisation law.
25th August 2014
US: AIDS Healthcare Foundation comes after PrEP in new ad campaign 16
8:23 PM — Last Friday, The AIDS Healthcare Foundation, one of the world’s largest HIV/AIDS healthcare organisations, announced it would be launching a full scale media campaign against the over emphasis of Truvada.
19th August 2014
Thatcher told me: ‘You mustn’t become known just as the minister for AIDS’ 19
11:52 AM — Lord Fowler has revealed that Margaret Thatcher felt he was in danger of becoming known as the “minister for AIDS” due to his crusade against the epidemic in the late 1980s.
14th August 2014
Tory MP: ‘Equalising blood laws is the next frontier for UK gay rights’ 62
2:17 PM — Michael Fabricant says blanket restrictions preventing gay and bisexual men from giving blood must end and that it’s time for an equal policy.