Adam Levine's apparently well-maintained crotch.
What gay men and women really think about pubic hair and sex

Is a big or unkempt bush a deal breaker?

UK blood donation trucks.
UK may lift its gay and bi blood donation ban this year

Currently gay and bi men must not have sex for three months before they are allowed to donate.

Male torso.
Injectable PrEP may be on its way and is even more effective than pills

The new injections may make taking PrEP easier and they are even better at stopping HIV.

Male torso.
Once in a lifetime opportunity to end HIV and slash sex infection rates

STIs are plummeting and lockdown could reduce sexual infection rates for years to come, if we all do the right thing now.

Budapest Pride 2017
Hungary drops the ban on gay and bi men giving blood

Even Hungary thinks the ban is discriminatory.

Man on beach calls for people to donate blood.
Australians plead: Lift the gay blood ban and help us save lives

‘At a time of crisis like this, we can’t allow old prejudices to get in the way of saving lives.’

A sheriff donates blood in Lynchburg, United States.
Victory: US eases ban on gay and bi men giving blood

As a result, gay and bi men who survive coronavirus can also help other virus patients by giving plasma.

An FDA scientist testing blood.
US bans gay men who survive coronavirus from donating lifesaving plasma

Discrimination may be blocking a lifesaving treatment for COVID-19.

The team from Switchboard.
LGBT+ helplines see surge in calls as coronavirus heightens mental health problems

Plus links to support services around the world and the latest COVID-19 advice.

Hospital in Bergamo, Italy dealing with coronavirus.
LGBT+ ER nurse begs gay men to stop going out and hooking up

‘The biggest slap in the face ever.’

A sheriff donates blood in Lynchburg, United States.
Campaigners urge: Let gay and bi men give blood as supplies face coronavirus threat

Many countries still ban or restrict gay and bi men from donating blood.

Three men in a bed.
Fresh advice on sex for gay and bi men during coronavirus pandemic

Sex is a high-risk activity for COVID-19.

Man with smoke.
LGBT+ people are 46% more likely to smoke and new research explains why

TV’s Doctor Christian Jessen says LGBT+ smokers are self-medicating with nicotine due to poor mental health.

Adam Castillejo, The London Patient's Twitter profile photo.
Second person in the world ever cured of HIV reveals his identity

‘I want to be an ambassador of hope.’

Yoga man stands on hands.
Gay men are embracing naked yoga all over the world

It’s not about sex. So why are men prepared to risk prison or even corporal punishment to hang out naked?

Blood test.
Gay men are waiting four weeks longer than straights to get sex infections treated

And one in three gay patients avoid the doctor as they fear being judged.

Britain’s NHS will be free to turn away homophobic patients

New rules come in to place in April allowing NHS staff to refuse non-emergency care.

Olivia Levine in a pool.
How my first lesbian heartbreak made me discover I have OCD

Queer actor, comic and writer Olivia Levine shares her story of living with OCD.

Deborah Gold of National AIDS Trust.
We can end HIV transmissions by 2030 but we can’t be complacent

But as we reduce HIV rates, things will get harder not easier, says National AIDS Trust’s Deborah Gold.

Truvada (PrEP) is used to prevent HIV infection
There’s a new way to take PrEP, but is it right for you?

PrEPster’s Dr Will Nutland gives the 101 on 2+1+1 PrEP

Self-care comes in many forms, like reading
7 self-care tips that are small but powerful

What are your favorite self-care practices?

orgasm Screenshot from new website, Why Not Bi?
Almost 70% of people have faked an orgasm

Half of people ‘faked it’ because they were self-conscious about their facial expressions

PrEP implant could be a ‘game changer’ for HIV prevention

The implant won’t be visible under the skin and can prevent HIV for a year

Husbands Kris (Right) and Deane (Left) Saunders-Stowe are at the heart of a new documentary about being LGBT and living with a disability | Photo: Gay Star News / Jamie Wareham
This new documentary is challenging queer disability myths

Kris: The Power Of Support follows a gay, wheelchair user who wants to help others overcome challenges they face living with a disability

commission 56 Dean Street reports dramatic drop in new HIV diagnoses
England to get HIV commission to end new transmissions by 2030

EXCLUSIVE: The UK government will take recommendations from the committee to help end new HIV transmissions

Want to quit smoking? Here’s how to get started

LGBTI people have higher rates of smoking than the general population

Do you need help to quit smoking for good?
UK government could save billions if it offered cash to quit smoking

People offered cash incentives to quit tended to to stay off cigarettes longer

Ro Allen condemning high lgbt suicide rate
High LGBTI suicide rate in Australia ‘unacceptable’, says commissioner

LGBTI people have the highest rates of suicide in Australia than any other group

Government to fund gender affirming surgeries in Indian state

The funding will cover only a small portion of the surgery

Man donating blood
France to end 12 month gay blood donation ban

But blood equality advocates say this does not go far enough to end discrimination