29th August 2008
McCain picks forty-something “hockey mom” as running mate 12
5:37 PM — The Governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin, has been chosen by the presumptive Republican party nominee for President as his running mate.
Manchester Pride a “purely commercial operation” claims gay business leader 20
5:14 PM — A leading member of Manchester's gay village has attacked the organisation and running of the city's Pride events.
Brighton to play host to Euro gay sailing regatta 2
4:43 PM — Gays will be setting sail for the 8th annual Euro Gay Cup next month. The competition returns to Brighton Marina.
Leicester LGBT to hold week of celebrations
4:36 PM — The East Midlands city of Leicester is set for a week-long celebration of LGBT life next month. An "eclectic and exciting" schedule has been planned.
Village Drinks to launch new media club for gay professionals
4:26 PM — One of the UK's leading social networking communities has announced ambitious plans for a media club.
Lesbian senator calls for same-sex marriage in Australia 1
4:08 PM — A new Australian Labour party Senator has used her maiden speech to make a passionate plea for marriage equality.
Competition and friendship at gay soccer world cup in London
3:31 PM — The world's largest gay football event got underway with a series of matches on Bank Holiday Monday in Regents Park.
Belgian married gay couple jailed in Senegal for “acts against nature” 5
2:21 PM — A 61-year-old Belgian and his 63-year-old Senegalese husband have been sentenced to two years in jail for "homosexual marriage and acts against nature."
“With profound gratitude and great humility, I accept your nomination”
1:49 PM — Yesterday Barack Obama accepted the Democratic party's nomination for President of the United States.
Obama outlines his progressive vision of America 1
1:26 PM — Barack Obama's speech to 75,000 people gathered in Denver set the tone for the final months of electioneering.
Gay activist appointed Honorary Consul to Wales 1
12:25 PM — San Marino has become the 31st country to establish a diplomatic mission in Wales with the appointment of Federico Podeschi as Honorary Consul.
New Orleans gay party threatened by tropical storm
12:02 PM — As tropical storm Gustav barrels towards America's Gulf coast, the organisers of the New Orleans Southern Decadence gay celebration are watching its every move very carefully.
Poll indicates support for California gay marriage ban is waning 1
11:52 AM — More than half of California’s voters will say no to Proposition 8, the state's proposed ban on same-sex marriage,