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An HIV-positive patient in London has become the second known adult in the world to be cleared of the virus after receiving a bone marrow transplant from an HIV-resistant donor, his doctors have announced. The man began antiretroviral therapy for HIV in 2012 and that same year was diagnosed with advanced Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a blood …

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High Heels

A man has been booted out of a London gay club for wearing high heels. Pavel Vacek, 33, said he had never experienced any issues getting into clubs before, so he was taken aback when a bouncer at XXL London turned him away for wearing high-heeled boots. Vacek suggested to Pink News the club was …

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Brisbane man Tim Roberts is preparing for the International LGBT Powerlifting Championships in London

Brisbane athlete Tim Roberts will be one of four Australians to compete in the LGBT International Powerlifting Championships in London later this month. Roberts (pictured), an art historian, said he accidentally discovered the sport of powerlifting in 2014 and has been training since then at a gym in Fortitude Valley. “I’d been training there for …

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Pride London

A group of activists have been slammed for disrupting the Pride in London parade on Saturday with a protest against transgender women. At the parade a group of eight protesters held up signs with anti-trans messages including “lesbian not queer” and “trans activism erases lesbians.” The group briefly lay on the ground to physically block …

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chemsex

Gay and bisexual men who use drugs while having sex are more likely to be diagnosed with HIV, hepatitis C and other STIs, a new study has found. The study, published in the medical journal HIV Medicine, reviewed information from 1,840 gay and bisexual men who used two sexual health clinics in London between 2014 …

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Acid Spray

A group of people leaving Dalston Superstore in London in the early hours of Sunday morning have been injured in an acid attack. The Superstore is a gay bar and cafe within the Hackney borough of the city. Three men — aged 17, 22, and 27 — suffered potentially “lasting” injuries in the attack. A …

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Donald Trump Drag Queen

US President Donald Trump could face the sight of a crowd of drag queens when he arrives in the UK for an official visit this July. Around 1000 people have said they’ll attend a mass drag protest that’s being organised to greet Trump during the trip, which will be his first visit to Britain. Organisers …

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Jewish school

A state-funded Jewish school has admitted censoring a history textbook to remove references to homosexuality and gay people. Educators at Yesodey Hatorah Senior Girls’ school in north-east London used a permanent marker to black out the word “homosexuals” several times in a history book’s section on Nazi persecution. The chapter now tells the students, “They …

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