15th October 2008
GMFA launches ‘Know your HIV status’ campaign
5:39 PM — Gay men's health charity GMFA have launched a new campaign highlighting the benefits of knowing you HIV status following new figures released by the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH).
Transgender entertainer is latest in Korean string of suicides
4:49 PM — A transgender woman who found fame through appearing on a Korean game show after gender realignment has committed suicide in what experts are calling a 'copycat suicide.'
Gay high school could open on Obama’s home turf
4:18 PM — Presidential hopeful Barack Obama was formerly an Illinois state senator, covering parts of Chicago
Gay venues move out of the West end due to high rents 1
3:00 PM — Two of Soho's most popular gay venues are moving out Soho due to "soaring rents."
Elton John to write AIDS musical 1
2:33 PM — Pop star Elton John has announced that he will be writing a new musical film about AIDS for actor and director Ben Stiller.
Four in ten gay HIV+ men are undiagnosed, say experts
1:58 PM — The British HIV Association (BHIVA) Conference last week head that almost half gay men in the UK with HIV are unaware of their condition.
DeGeneres urges California to vote no on Propostion 8 2
1:31 PM — Comedienne and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres made an appeal on The Tonight Show, showing her support for gay marriage.
Delhi High Court demands scientific evidence for ban on gay sex 2
12:28 PM — The Delhi High Court has criticised the Indian central government (the "centre") for using inadequate evidence in its case to retain Section 377.
Church of England split over gay rights rumoured 28
12:07 PM — Conservative evangelical clergy have compelled others to join the Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON) and leave the Church of England in the on-going row over gay rights and women.
Brazilian Mayoral candidate sparks controversy with homophobic ad 7
11:38 AM — Marta Suplicy, left-wing candidate for mayor of Sao Paulo, is at the centre of a political furore over an election advertisement.
AXM becomes online-only magazine
11:15 AM — Gay magazine AMX's last paper edition will be printed this November, with only an online version available from mid-January 2009.