PrEP Decision Is Game-changing — But It’s Not Over Yet

Having turned down provision of PrEP — a preventative HIV drug — last year, NHS England was today defeated in the High Court, which ruled that NHSE is responsible for funding the treatment. This decision was hailed by campaigners as a huge success for the health of people with high risk of HIV — disproportionately men who have sex with men — however…

Trump’s Homophobic Vice President?

As if the wonderful miracle that was the Trump campaign couldn’t get any worse. Indiana Governor Mike Pence is set to join the republican ticket as Vice President, according to various sources. Trump will announce his pick on Friday, just days before the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. Governor Pence has a proven track…

Northern Ireland and LGBT Rights

It’s commonplace to find equal marriage within the Western world today with countries such as the USA, France and the United Kingdom all adopting it, or so it would seem. Within the United Kingdom the issue of marriage is devolved for both Scotland and Northern Ireland, this means that their own local government legislates marriage. The legislation…

Theresa May’s Embodiment of the Political LGBT Shift

Following Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom’s decision to quit the race for leader of the UK Conservative Party, Home Secretary Theresa May is set to be the next Prime Minister and may perhaps succeed David Cameron within the next few days. While May is an arguably much better choice for LGBT+ individuals in the UK than Leadsom…

What does Brexit mean for LGBT+ people?

Before Britain went to the polls to decide whether it should leave the European Union, interventions came flooding in from politicians, lawyers and activists warning that a ‘leave’ vote would set back LGBT+ rights. It was pointed out that the EU has intervened in the past in ensuring anti-LGBT+ laws were repealed and new protections…