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October 2005

  • 20th October 2005

    It’s got to be Cameron for the Conservatives to get the gay vote 27

    David Cameron was just a baby when homosexuality was decriminalised

    12:00 AM — So the young pretender David Cameron has jumped from virtual non-entity to the winner of the Parliamentary stage of the Conservative leadership contest.The party membership need to make sure that they pick a winner this time and not repeat the debacle of the Duncan-Smith era.

  • Liam Fox says his impending marriage should prove he isn’t gay 56

    Dr Fox says his marriage should prove that he's not gay

    12:00 AM — Liam Fox (pictured) the rightwing contender for the Conservative Party leadership has spoken for the first time about rumours of his gay past.In an interview for the London Evening Standard he claimed that his impending marriage to Jesme Baird should mean an end to any gossip about his private life. However, he refused to deny that he might have had a gay relationship in the past.

  • New leads on the Clapham gay murder case

    Jody Dobrowski was murded in the early hours of Saturday 15th October 2005

    12:00 AM — The Metropolitan police have announced that they believe that the men who murdered gay bar manager, Jody Dobrowski (pictured), 24, on Clapham Common verbally abused a woman fifteen minutes earlier in a nearby street.Mr Dobrowski was found unconscious in the early hours of Saturday but died later in hospital. He had suffered a violent, homophobic attack that caused head, neck and facial injuries.

  • 18th October 2005

    Doctor Who spin off for Bisexual/ Gay Character

    12:00 AM — An adult version of the popular Doctor Who series has been commissioned by the BBC to explore Doctor Who's bisexual sidekick Captain Jack Harkness played by John Barrowman (pictured).

  • US City Mayor visited gay sex sites during official business hours 27

    12:00 AM — City investigations have revealed that Spokane mayor James E. West used his city computer to check out online profiles of gay men while traveling on official business, The Spokesman-Review reported Saturday.

  • Ex-wife to be “best woman” at husband’s gay wedding 4

    12:00 AM — A Belgian woman offered up her services as "best woman" when her ex-husband married her hairdresser in a gay wedding. Tania Van Rysselberghe, 41, from Ghent, said her ex-husband, Guy Van Autreve, 40, and Danny Van der Heyden, 44, were like 'Ying and Yang.'

  • Two men wanted for anti-gay London murder

    Jody Dobrowski, was found unconscious in the early hours of Saturday

    12:00 AM — The Metropolitan Police are hunting to men who beat a man to death in a homophobically influenced attack on Clapham Common in south London.

  • 10th October 2005

    Cruising Area Gang Attack

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  • Iran Publicly Hangs Two Gay Teenagers 3

    12:00 AM — Two unidentified gay teenagers were publicly executed in Iran this week for the crime of homosexuality. According to the London Times, the youths were executed in Edalat (Justice) Square in the city of Mashhad, in north-east Iran.

  • Straight Camp Teen Released 1

    12:00 AM — According to reports from the Washington Blade, Zach Stark, the Tennessee teen who made headlines earlier this year by writing weblogs about his parents' negative reaction to his coming out, is due for release from Love in Action, the religious facility that has been working to change his sexual orientation since the beginning of June.

  • 3 Arson Attacks on US Gay Clubs

    12:00 AM — A third in a string of suspected arson cases against LGBT-friendly venues hit the heart of Texas this week when the Heart Rock nightclub was gutted by fire on Sunday. This marks the third such attack in as many weeks.

  • Jimi Hendrix Played ‘Gay’ Card to Ditch Army

    12:00 AM — According to a new biography on rock God Jimi Hendrix, the man worshiped across the globe for his wild ways with women and guitars wasn't always so straight — in fact, for one American institution, he was downright gay.

  • More Gay Fun For Doctor Who?

    12:00 AM — Doctor Who's bisexual friend, Captain Jack Harkness will be returning for more mischief in series three of the popular revival.

  • I’m the Only Gay in the Top Trump Set!

    12:00 AM — Daffyd, the only gay in the village of Llanddewi Brefi is to join the other characters of the hit comedy sketch show, Little Britain in a brand new set of Top Trumps.The 1980s classic kid's game is being brought up to date with the charcters immortalised by David Walliams and Matt Lucas.

  • Oz MP Resigns After Gay Affair Leaked

    12:00 AM — South Australian Liberal MP Mark Brindal has announced he is officially withdrawing his name as a candidate for the state seat of Adelaide at next year's election on the heels of revelations he had an affair with a 24-year-old man earlier this year.

  • Scotland Will Perform First Gay Marriage

    12:00 AM — While Brighton in England may have bid for the first civil partnerships in the UK by opening its town hall doors just after midnight on December 21st, a more low-key celebration is set to ring the new Civil Partnerships laws in.

  • Gay Vicars To Defy Archbishops on Celibacy

    12:00 AM — Gay members of the clergy within the Church of England are reportedly planning to defy the body's call for celibacy among gay civil partners, according to recent reports in the Daily Telegraph.

  • Brighton Pride Shines Through

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  • Registrars May Boycott Gay Weddings

    12:00 AM — It has emerged that Registrars who are opposed to civil partnerships (often called Gay Marriages) may plead a "conscientious objection" to the relationship and as such refuse to officiate over the ceremonies when they begin in December of this year.

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