CONVERSION THERAPY – 2020

No one should be told their identity is something that can be cured. Yet many lesbian, gay, bi and trans people are being poorly treated by health and social care services, including by staff who believe that sexual orientation or gender identity is something that can be ‘cured’. In fact, our Unhealthy Attitudes (2015) report found that 10 per cent of health and […]

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INFECTED BLOOD INQUIRY – NEWS 2020

The Infected Blood Inquiry The Inquiry will examine why men, women and children in the UK were given infected blood and/or infected blood products; the impact on their families; how the authorities (including government) responded; the nature of any support provided following infection; questions of consent; and whether there was a cover-up. Inquiry News & Updates August 2020 Inquiry publishes […]

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Haemosexual Australia: Contaminated Blood Scandal

TAINTED BLOOD AUSTRALIA AUSTRALIA’S WORST PUBLIC HEALTH SCANDAL Tainted blood has impacted thousands of Australians.  Right up until the 1990’s patients were exposed to blood and blood products that were tainted by deadly viruses.  Victims of this scandal include adults, children, pregnant women, haemophiliacs, the sick, the anaemic, accident victims, and those having had elective surgery, they have not been […]

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Mental Health News & Updates

Mental Health News & Updates Mental health: a state of well-being Updated August 2014 Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community. The positive […]

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LGBTQ+ & Covid-19

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the LGBT community From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the LGBT community. More than 220 pride celebrations around the world have been canceled or postponed, as of April 3, 2020. Global Pride, an online event with numerous national hosts, has been scheduled for June 27, 2020. LGBT Asians […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Covid-19 Updates Stay at home to stop coronavirus spreading Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus. You should only leave the house for 1 of 4 reasons: shopping for basic necessities, for example food and medicine, which must be as infrequent as possible one form of exercise a day, for example a run, walk, or […]

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HIV / AIDS NEWS -2020

HIV / AIDS NEWS New HIV Variant is Resistant to Antiretroviral Drugs New Zealand HIV Cases Increase Ahead of COVID-19 Fired For Being HIV Positive? Former Cop Files Lawsuit Against City Of LA PrEP to be Tested Against COVID-19 Leading AIDS Conference Goes Online Because of Coronavirus Dramatic drop in HIV infections among gay men in the UK New figures […]

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Gay Blood Donation Ban

Blood donation restrictions on men who have sex with men Men who have sex with men Can gay men give blood? Why is there a 3-month wait after sex? Blood donation rules Questions we ask before you donate Research into more personalised questions Previous changes to blood donation rules This is an issue Mark Ward has been raising awareness of […]

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