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.
23rd December 2014
NAT welcomes Government commitment to maintain national HIV prevention funding
1:21 PM — The National AIDS Trust has welcomed a commitment from the Minister for Public Health, Jane Ellison, to maintain current levels of funding for national HIV prevention for a further year.
18th December 2014
Comment: Cutting the HIV prevention budget by 50% will massively undermine the fight against HIV 35
4:00 PM — Charles Smith, the Labour Party Parliamentary Candidate for Maidenhead, writes of his concern at reports the government may cut funding to the National HIV Prevention programme for England by 50%.
US: Syphilis on the rise among gay and bisexual men
10:58 AM — The number of cases of syphilis in the US jumped 10% from 2012 to 2013, with gay and bisexual men accounting for 75% of the increase, new figures show.
16th December 2014
Birmingham: LGBT charity gets new sexual health services contract
2:22 PM — An LGBT charity in Birmingham is set to deliver new sexual health services for the city’s LGBT community.
14th December 2014
US officials have ‘no plans’ to lift ban on gay men giving blood 12
2:56 PM — The Food and Drug Administration has "no plans" to further discuss the possibility of lifting the lifetime ban on gay and bisexual men giving blood.
11th December 2014
Study: HIV most often passed on by younger gay men who have not been diagnosed 4
4:24 PM — A study shows the vast majority of HIV infections for gay men in Britain occur in men with undiagnosed HIV who are under 35.
9th December 2014
London: ACTUP to protest outside Department of Health in call for PrEP 6
11:48 AM — ACTUP are holding a protest on Wednesday outside the Department of Health in a bid to speed up access to PrEP.
4th December 2014
US officials refuse to lift gay blood ban 49
10:44 AM — The US Food and Drug Administration will not lift the lifetime ban preventing gay and bisexual men from giving blood.
2nd December 2014
Study: HIV becoming less deadly – but still far from harmless 2
1:14 PM — New research suggests HIV is evolving to become less deadly and less infectious, although scientists warn the virus is still an awfully long way" from becoming harmless
Kieron Richardson: Hollyoaks HIV storyline is not a stereotype 1
10:56 AM — Hollyoaks actor Kieron Richardson says his character’s upcoming HIV-related storyline is not a stereotype but based on modern-day reality.
28th November 2014
US: FDA ‘to consider’ relaxing gay blood ban 1
5:03 PM — The Food and Drug Administration will meet next week to consider recommendations to lift the permanent ban on gay men giving blood.
27th November 2014
Andy Burnham: ‘Much more needs to be done to tackle HIV’ 3
4:26 PM — Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham says “much more needs to be done” when it comes to tackling HIV in Britain.
Charity slams ex-UKIP president for saying HIV is the ‘wages’ of gay promiscuity 25
1:23 PM — Former UKIP deputy leader Lord Christopher Monckton has been branded as “living on another planet” by Terrence Higgins Trust for suggesting that HIV is the “wages” of gay promiscuity.
Ollie Locke: ‘HIV ripped apart my family’ 5
11:05 AM — Made in Chelsea star Ollie Locke is determined to raise awareness of HIV among young gay and bisexual men and has revealed that his uncle died from the virus.
26th November 2014
David Cameron backs National HIV Testing Week at PMQs
5:04 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron has given his backing to National HIV Testing Week.
25th November 2014
Graham Norton and Coronation Street star Charlie Condou back National HIV Testing Week
4:05 PM — Gay celebrities are supporting National HIV Testing Week.
Kieron Richardson: Hollyoaks HIV storyline will be ‘massive’ 3
9:42 AM — Hollyoaks actor Kieron Richardson says his character’s upcoming HIV-related storyline is "very important".
20th November 2014
WATCH: Enrique Iglesias & David Hasselhoff talk about friends affected by HIV
5:17 PM — Enrique Iglesias and Baywatch actor David Hasselhoff are raising awareness of HIV by speaking about their own experiences of losing friends to the virus before successful treatment became available.
18th November 2014
UKIP doctor blasts Tory MP Michael Fabricant’s equal blood campaign 24
11:47 AM — A UKIP parliamentary candidate, who works as a hospital doctor, has criticised Tory MP Michael Fabricant’s campaign to equalise blood donation rules for gay and bisexual men.