10th March 2015
LGBT older people with dementia risk being forced back into the closet 4
2:21 PM — The government’s Dementia Strategy for England must include a “specific reference to LGBT issues”, the National Care Forum has warned.
12th February 2015
Diane Abbott to urge government to act on LGBT mental health issues 6
1:22 PM — Diane Abbott is set to address the issue of growing mental health issues in the London LGBT community.
15th January 2015
Men with mental health issues more at risk of HIV 5
2:40 PM — A study reports that gay and bisexual men are more at risk of contracting HIV if they have mental health problems.
5th November 2014
Charity tells MPs: 44% of LGBT youngsters have considered suicide 6
6:32 PM — Nearly half of young LGBT people have considered taking their own lives, campaigners have told MPs.
18th September 2014
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.
17th September 2014
US: Transgender teen found after escaping custody 1
8:20 PM — A transgender teenage girl is back in custody after she escaped from a Connecticut treatment centre.
4th September 2014
Study: Gay people twice as likely to experience mental health issues 38
2:11 PM — A study has found that gay and bisexual people are disproportionately affected by mental health issues compared to their straight counterparts.
18th August 2014
Participants required for LGBT mental health survey 13
11:50 AM — Researchers at King’s College London are studying how stigma and discrimination contribute to mental health problems among LGBT people.
31st July 2014
Study: Gay youth four times more likely to attempt suicide 11
5:39 PM — A new study has shown that homosexual and bisexual young people are four times more likely than their heterosexual peers to attempt suicide.
3rd July 2014
World Health Organization told to declassify sexual orientation as basis of mental disorders 3
3:40 PM — A working group for the World Health Organization (WHO) has published recommendations to remove categories for mental health disorders based on sexual orientation from an upcoming revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD).
1st July 2014
Public Health England: ‘Gay men disproportionately affected by ill-health’ 12
11:04 AM — Gay and bisexual men are disproportionately affected by poor sexual health, mental health challenges and the use of alcohol, drugs and tobacco, Public Health England says.
14th May 2014
TUC: LGBT workers face a ‘mental health crisis’ caused by austerity 21
5:11 PM — LGBT workers are facing a “mental health crisis” caused by “recession and austerity”, says TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady.
19th February 2014
Get 30% off tickets to PACE ‘Bright Night’ fundraiser featuring a Will Young performance!
5:57 PM — Singer and actor Will Young is going to be performing at the spectacular Café de Paris on 27th February, as part of the Bright Night fundraising event taking place in aid of the LGBT mental health charity PACE.
31st January 2014
How a gay guy was reunited with the man who saved him from suicide 21
5:19 PM — In a heart warming end to a harrowing, but uplifting tale, a gay, Jewish man has been reunited with a man who saved his life after he attempted to commit suicide in part to do with his struggle to accept his sexuality.
2nd December 2013
Study reveals that nearly 80% of trans people in Ireland have contemplated suicide 8
3:56 PM — A new survey has revealed worrying statistics that 80% of trans people in Ireland have considered suicide.
31st October 2013
US: Boy took gun to school with plans to shoot student for calling his friend ‘gay’ 7
6:12 PM — An 11-year-old boy from Vancouver was ordered to remain in custody today in a case around him bringing a gun and 400 rounds of ammunition to school as he planned to shoot a student who called his friend "gay".
28th October 2013
Italy: Gay medical student kills himself by jumping off a balcony 12
12:32 PM — A 21-year-old man has taken his own life in Rome with investigators saying he talked of suffering homophobia in a letter written before his death.
17th October 2013
Julian Clary: I was prepared to take my own life in 1993 but it wasn’t because of my joke about Norman Lamont 15
11:45 AM — Julian Clary has revealed how he suffered “day-long” panic attacks and was prepared to take his own life in 1993.
10th October 2013
Cornwall: Doctor took his own life after learning he was HIV positive 20
2:53 PM — An inquest has heard that an “exceptional” hospital doctor took his own life after learning that he was HIV positive.
Comment: As someone who is HIV positive, here’s what Mental Health Awareness Day means to me 11
2:51 PM — Tom Hayes, the editor of beyondpositive, an online magazine for people living with HIV in the UK, writes on why Mental Health Awareness Day is important to him.