World AIDS Day
Older people are the fastest growing group in the UK with HIV
Their numbers will double over the next five years. Treatment advances are now keeping people alive into old age - but what quality of life can they look forward to, and how can it be improved?
tht.org.uk 1 Dec 13
Obama launches HIV cure initiative
President Obama announced an initiative to find a cure for HIV infections that would be funded by $100 million shifted from existing spending. The initiative reflects a growing optimism among scientists that it may be possible to get patients' immune systems to control HIV without drugs, or even to eliminate the virus from their systems
npr.org 3 Dec 13
HIV care 'at risk from NHS changes', specialists warn
The British HIV Association says many specialists feel the split has worsened patient care, and worry the situation will deteriorate even further
Why anti-gay laws matter on World AIDS Day
In many countries there is a rising tide of hatred being fed by lies and fear, ignorance and increasing violence.
huffingtonpost.co.uk 1 Dec 13
How AIDS activists changed medical research
As well as having a direct and traumatic effect on people and communities, HIV/AIDS has also changed the way we run clinical trials
theguardian.com 1 Dec 13
The war on the epidemic is being won
but discrimination against sufferers is still rife
independent.co.uk 1 Dec 13
19,000 adults aged over 50 receiving care for HIV in the UK
many of them kept alive thanks to improvements in drug treatments. But the real issue is poverty
bbc.co.uk 1 Dec 13
From Russia Without Love
From Russia Without Love
James Brooks' video message played at Brighton Pride. Pride has evolved and we must utilise it as effectively as possible to get any political messages out there.
youtu.be 5 Aug 13
Hundreds protest in London
against Russian anti-gay law - "Putin is the 'Czar of Homophobia'," veteran gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell wrote on his website
reuters.com 11 Aug 13
Stephen Fry calls for protest symbol
he accepted that it was unlikely that the Winter Olympics would be boycotted or moved from Russia
bbc.co.uk 11 Aug 13
No equal rights,
no vodka nights
UK gay clubs boycott Russian imports
independent.co.uk 29 Jul 13
Stephen Fry is 'sick'
Russian politician Vitaly Milonov in anti-gay rant
independent.co.uk 12 Aug 13
Russian gay teens
apparently have only one support website
upi.com 12 Aug 13
Don't boycott 2014 Winter Olympics, says Russian LGBT group
Instead, visiting athletes should use the occasion to highlight Russia's anti-gay laws and human rights abuses
msn.com 11 Aug 13
IOC President's first metion of "sexual orientation"
Pride House International calls on International Olympic Committee to enshrine this principle of inclusion in the Olympic Charter
pridehouseinternational 11 Aug 13
Q&A: Gay rights in Russia
BBC News looks at just how hard life is for gay people in modern Russia
bbc.co.uk 10 Aug 13
Russian torture victim dies
According to a human rights activist the young gay victim of a Neo Nazi torture video has died
spectrumhr.org 6 Aug 13
Gays in cyberspace
40,000 signatures petitioning Google and Apple to remove 'gay cure' app
pcauthority.com.au 31 May 13
Google and internet service providers urged to do more to block pornography
independent.co.uk 31 May 13
Singapore will ban gay content from websites, by introducing a licensing system
ilga.org 31 May 13
How this smartphone App is helping end anti-gay hate crimes
policymic.com 31 May 13
Gay pro athletes get backing of Nike as sponsors await
Jason Collins, basketball player comes out
- "I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay"
sportsillustrated.cnn.com 29 Apr 13
The prospect of Nike producing a big, gay ad campaign should surprise exactly nobody who pays attention to sports or marketing
businessweek.com 13 Apr 13
Sports Marketing and the struggle for gay rights: Made for each other!
huffingtonpost.com 29 Mar 13
Robbie Rogers: Gay soccer player on coming out in professional sports
abcnews.go.com 15 Apr 13
Sauce FM - a brand new LGBT radio station to promote the Brighton gay scene, features Simon Le Vans, Jimmy Willis, Paul Jones and Dulcie Danger
saucefm.com 21 Feb 13
Ex-Gaydar radio team - join new online stations at Jemm Radio
radiotoday.co.uk 6 Mar 13
Iain Dale - Gay political blogger replaces James Whale on LBC 97.3 Drivetime
digitalspy.co.uk 6 Mar 13
Gaydio - Manchester-based LGBT radio station takes over two digital radio licences in London and Sussex Coast
gaydio.co.uk 7 Jan 13
The most technologically advanced hotel in London
In February 2013 we met in front of the enormous screen at the ultra chic Eccleston Square boutique hotel in Pimlico. Beautuful rooms, modern facilities, and a luxurious restaurant and attentive staff who made GBA members very welcome. We were also treated to a viewing of beautiful jewellery and gemstones from new gay business Festoon UK.
As usual guests were invited to speak about their latest projects, including a new 'Offers & Discounts' newsletter which is sent to 17,500 LGBT subscribers.
At our January meeting Mr Hayden Cavendish brought some sample of Ro Chocolatier handmade artisan British chocolates to taste.
This new company is seeking investment to upgrade the quality of the ingredients and packaging, and to improve our range to appeal more strongly to the Corporate Gifts market.
Subscribers will receive one box of 24 premium handmade chocolates per month. Half price offer
Wine and canapes were generously provided by the Beaufort House Club, 354 Kings Road, Chelsea.
Top UK employers
Stonewall have published their annual workplace equality index
stonewall.org.uk 17 Jan 13
The Co-operative is the most gay friendly retailer in the UK for the fourth consecutive year
stonewall.org.uk 17 Jan 13
Greater London Authority fails to make Stonewall Workplace Equality Index for fourth year running
pinknews.co.uk 17 Jan 13
Accenture tops Stonewall's 2013 list of gay-friendly employers
stonewall.org.uk 16 Jan 13