Party leaders praise HIV prevention drug PrEP

Besi Besemar April 21, 2015

HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust welcomes comments in support of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) from party leaders David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband. The three main party leaders expressed praise for PrEP in a series of election interviews with Gay Times magazine. PrEP is taken before sex to reduce the risk of getting HIV.

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Labour promise to ban MPs from taking second jobs

Besi Besemar February 26, 2015

Following the cash-for-questions revelations last week concerning two former Home Secretaries, Malcolm Rifkind and Jack Straw, the Labour Party has announced that no sitting Labour MP will be able to take a paid directorship or consultancy from May 7. If elected to Government on May 7, Labour will move to extend the ban to MPs of all parties.

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Lord Cashman, Pepe Julian Onziema and Sarah Waters lead 2014 Stonewall Award winners

Besi Besemar November 7, 2014

Ugandan activist Pepe Julian Onziema was named Hero of the Year at the annual Stonewall Awards in London last night. ENTERTAINER of the Year went to¬†Emmerdale‚Äôs Alicya Eyo, Liz MacKean of¬†Dispatches¬†scooped Journalist of the Year and Lord Cashman and Lynn Featherstone MP shared the award for Politician of the Year. Ugandan activist Pepe Julian Onziema […]

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Cashman appointed as Labour’s LGBT rights envoy

Besi Besemar September 24, 2014

During his speech to the Labour Party conference (September 23), the Labour Leader, Ed Miliband MP, announced that the former soap star and Labour MEP Lord Cashman¬†would serve as the Labour party’s LGBT rights envoy. Mr Miliband said that, at a time when spectacular progress had been made regarding LGBT issues in the UK, LGBT […]

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