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2005

  • 10th October 2005

    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.

  • Party Not Gay Rights at London’s Annual Soho Pride 1

    12:00 AM — Thousands of party goers ignored the poor weather to enjoy Soho's annual and free gay pride event.

  • Uganda Under Fire For Gay Stance 1

    12:00 AM — The human rights group. Amnesty International has voiced concern over the continuing intimidation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights activists in Uganda.

  • NYC Sued Over Gay Partners Policy

    12:00 AM — In court papers made public in state court in Nassau County, Lambda Legal named the New York State Department of Civil Service as a defendant in its case against Uniondale Union Free School District for refusing to extend spousal medical benefits to a retired gay couple who were legally married in Canada last year.

  • 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.

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