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October 2005

  • 10th October 2005

    Sexless Marriages for Gay Vicars

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  • Arrests at Latvia Pride

    12:00 AM — Latvian police arrested a number of protesters Saturday during the city's first gay pride march.

  • Terrorist Threat Does Not Hamper Big Gay Out

    12:00 AM — Thousands of revelers braved the rain and the recent terrorist attacks to attend Big Gay Out, held in Finsbury Park on Saturday.

  • Gays Lesbians at Greater Risk for Mental Illness, Study Says

    12:00 AM — A study by a group of New Zealand medical students has found that gay and lesbian youth throughout the country are at greater risk of mental illness than their straight peers, a finding LGBT community and welfare advocates say is "unsurprising" and likely paralleled throughout the world.

  • Australian Gay Magazine Offends Hindus

    12:00 AM — DNA Magazine, Australia's top gay publication, has censored their latest cover in an effort to quell outrage from the Hindu community. The cover, features male fitness star Matt Walch wearing a Roberto Cavalli brief that is screen printed with an image of the Hindu goddess Laxmi.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Cumbria’s Civil Partnership Stance Under Fire from Christian Leaders

    12:00 AM — This week's decision by councillors in Cumbria to offer civil partnership ceremonies at their registry offices has been attacked by leaders of the local Diocese.

  • Gay Muslim Wins Asylum Case Appeal

    12:00 AM — In one of the first judgements of its kind, a gay asylum seeker wins the right to make an appeal to remain in Britain.

  • Gay Weddings Banned by Hotels and Councils 1

    12:00 AM — As Britain gears up for its first civil partnership ceremonies this December, it has emerged that hundreds of traditional wedding venues including hotels and even some registry offices have been turning away so called "gay weddings".

  • Gay Weddings Banned by Hotels and Councils

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  • Cruising Area Gang Attack

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  • More Gay Fun for Doctor Who? 1

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

  • Gay Cruising to Be Safe Say Police

    12:00 AM — The head of policing in Barnet in North London, has called on the gay community to help him solve a spate of homophobic attacks

  • Gay HIV Rates Rise Due to Crystal Meth

    12:00 AM — Crystal Methamphetamine users are shown to be at least three times more likely to be infected with HIV than those who don't use the drug, according to a new US government-sponsored study.

  • Westlife and V Singer Reveal They Are Gay Lovers 4

    12:00 AM — Westlife singer Mark Feehily has revealed he is gay. The singer in the leading Irish band told the Sun that he's gay and "very proud of who I am".

  • Gay Muslim Faces Deportation to Iran 33

    12:00 AM — A Gay Iranian faces deportation to his home country where three gay men have been executed in the past few weeks.The man, aged 29, who has not been named for legal reason fled the country after his gay friend was arrested as a result of a video seized by religious police that allegedly shows the men kissing.

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