Health News

Psychiatrists Fight Back Against Transphobes

Doctor Adrian James, the President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, has put the Guardian’s Sunday “Observer” newspaper in its place after the ostensibly left of centre publication ran a letter from a gaggle of homophobic and transphobic doctors attacking the College’s membership of Stonewall’s Equality Index. The critics had falsely alleged that Stonewall had a nefarious influence over the Psychiatric profession.

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March will Mark 40 Years of THT Organisation

October the 1st will see many groups come together to commemorate the 40t anniversary of the Terrence Higgins Trust.

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Calm Headed Advice from WHO over Monkeypox

The World Health Organisation has reportedly been deadlocked in recent days over how best to proceed in the medical battle against the current, large and unusual, outbreak of monkeypox.

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Triumphs and Losses of the AIDS era on Tape

BBC Two has been broadcasting a documentary series called “The Lost AIDS Tapes”  based around real audio recordings with protagonists, activists and ordinary people impacted by the AIDS pandemic between 1981 and the advent of highly active anti-retroviral therapies in 1996.  This fifteen year per

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Forty Years since THT Was Created

On 4th July, it was forty years to the day since the passing of Terry Higgins, a DJ at “Heaven” Nightclub in London, and a figure on the gay scene of the seventies in London.  Mr Higgins was, we now know, not the first Briton to die of an AIDS related condition, but he was the first named case. 

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13
Jul

The Reverend Richard Coles, the gay popstar turned vicar and novelist, and an out hero for many LGBTQIA Christians for his gentle advocacy work within the Church of England, has told ITV’s “Good Mo

11
Jul

Planned Parenthood, which is the largest US network advocating for reproductive freedom, has called for concerted and united action following the Supreme Court, packed with right wing activist judg

06
Jul

Stonewall, Europe’s largest LGBTQIA+ campaign group, have been following with concern the outbreak of the virus known as “monkeypox”.  (The World Health Organisation may change the name because the

02
Jul

Ambitious About Autism, a charity that supports young people with neurodiverse conditions, has released a new set of online resources for autistic people who are also LGBTQIA+.  They say “The uniqu

18
Jun

The University of Birmingham has issued a formal apology for the activities of researchers who were fixated with trying to find a ‘cure’ for homosexuality as late as the early 1980’s, long after th

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