Henry Holland performing Don't You Forget About Me.
Henry Holland and Keegan Hirst prove they can’t sing but can fight to end AIDS

LGBT+ celebrities and HIV activists perform the cutest and least musical version of 80s hit Don’t You Forget About Me.

Elton John.
Report says England can slash HIV rates to under 50 gay and bi men a year by 2030

At the moment, over 1,100 gay and bi men contract HIV in England each year but the tools now exist to slash that number.

Vials of blood.
US approves breakthrough HIV test that can help people start treatment straight away

It’s the first test to not only diagnose HIV but also measure viral load, allowing doctors to start treatment even faster.

Three men in a bed.
Gay and bi men are having more sex during the pandemic, despite COVID risk

New survey found gay and bi men are having more sex with more people.

Injection drug user in Moscow. Photo posed by model.
Gay and bi men have 22 times the HIV risk but get less than 1% of HIV funding

Many countries are failing to use HIV money on gay, trans and other high risk groups.

A Superdrug store.
High street retailer is now offering PrEP for the first time

It should help people who can’t easily get the drug right now protect themselves against HIV.

Two men embracing in bed.
England makes PrEP free but getting it will still be a postcode lottery for now

Many parts of England are just not ready for free PrEP to start on 1 October.

Crystal Meth
Crystal meth is one of the biggest risk factors in gay men acquiring HIV

A new study tracked almost 5,000 men for a year in the US; Meth-use by far the biggest factor that influenced risk-taking behavior.

Two men embracing in bed.
Gay and bi men see big jumps in chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis

Chlamydia is up 83% among gay and bi men in England in four years.

Two 'gay inclusive' rugby players.
The face of gay rugby in 15 stunning images

LGBT+ inclusive rugby is gaining new players while traditional clubs are struggling.

A glory hole in a public restroom.
Health officials suggest people use ‘glory holes’ for sex to reduce coronavirus risk

Reducing risk doesn’t have to mean stopping sex – but adjusting what you do.

Teenager with a phone.
Childline helpline sees big rise in kids seeking advice about being LGBT+

‘I’ve been feeling really sad and cry non-stop.’

Horses in a field.
Gay horse ‘conversion therapy’ ranch is to close

Pastor claimed he could help gay teens ‘choose’ to be straight by getting them to stroke horses.

Cell phone user looking at Instagram.
Instagram will ban users from promoting LGBT+ ‘conversion therapy’

‘We are updating our policies to ban the promotion of conversion therapy services.’

Model with a trans flag as eye makeup.
Only 3% of sexually active trans people use PrEP

And less than half of sexually active transgender people know about the drug that can prevent HIV.

Person sitting in window.
LGBT+ youth who have suffered ‘conversion therapy’ over twice as likely to attempt suicide

New study also confirms that religious leaders are guilty of over 80% of so-called LGBT+ ‘cures’.

Teens playing basketball.
Being out at school is stopping LGBT+ teens from taking part in sport

New research shows that the more open an LGBT+ teen is about their sexuality, the less likely they are to participate in sport.

Youth on a bench at sunset.
One of the biggest ‘conversion therapy’ organizations in the US is closing forever

‘Ex-gay’ group Hope for Wholeness operates in at least 15 states.

Person sitting in window.
Dutch government uncovers anti-LGBT+ ‘conversion therapy’ holiday camps

The Netherlands is considering a legal ban on the harmful ‘gay cures’.

Woman crying.
Four in five LGBT+ people admit their mental health has been worse during lockdown

Young, trans and black and Asian LGBT+ people have taken the biggest hit to their wellbeing.

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.’