A group of 51 Muslim states has blocked 11 LGBT organisations from attending a high-level meeting at the UN next month on ending AIDS, sparking a protest by the US, Canada and the EU.
In Russia, the HIV situation are described as a national disaster. The number of infections is increasing at a tremendous rate while the authorities turn a blind eye to the problem.
A politician in Brazil has caused controversy by calling for new laws allowing blood transfusion patients to be able to opt for 'straight blood'.
Rachel Kramer Bussel usually roll her eyes when she see a headline questioning whether bisexuality exists.
Leroy Ponpon doesn't know whether to lock himself in his flat in Monrovia because of the deadly Ebola virus, or because he is gay. Christian churches' recent linking of the two have made life hell for him and hundreds of other gays.
An estimated 70 per cent of new sexually transmitted infections cases are occurring among young people, especially among men who have sex with men, those involved in sex work and those who inject drugs in Thailand, where “social media, online dating websites and mobile application make it much easier for young people to meet others in order to engage in casual sex,” says a new United Nations report.
Failure to provide adequate HIV services for key groups – men who have sex with men, people in prison, people who inject drugs, sex workers and transgender people – threatens global progress on the HIV response, warns WHO.
Police in Uganda have accused a US-funded AIDS project that they raided last week of paying young men to become homosexuals.
The New Zealand AIDS Foundation is deeply grateful for the support it receives from the community. Without that support, preventing HIV would be a difficult task.
The United Nations agency leading the global HIV/AIDS response warned today that the signing of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda would have “serious human rights implications” and urged protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people around the world.