30th October 2008
Queen of Spain speaks out against gay marriage 28
6:12 PM — Queen Sofia of Spain has caused outrage among gay groups after extracts from a new biography show she is hostile to gay people.
Video: Obama’s £1.9m ad dominates US primetime
5:38 PM — The Democrat candidate for President of the United States bought half an hour of airtime yesterday evening to try to convince undecided voters to back him in next week's election.
Tatchell: BBC are hypocrites over treatment of Jonathan Ross and Russell Brand 14
5:06 PM — Gay rights activist Peter Tatchell has hit out at the BBC's decision to suspend two presenters who left insulting and lewd messages on the answerphone of a respected actor.
Ireland’s President urges kids to fight gay bullying 3
4:37 PM — The President of Ireland has spoken at a forum for gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans young people. Mary McAleese said that homophobic bullying must be tackled.
Interview: Docu-porn, transfeminism and cafe parties at London film fest
3:53 PM — The London Transgender Film Festival 2008 takes place in Brixton next month. We spoke to three of the people involved in this groundbreaking event.
London hosts its first trans film festival
3:19 PM — Transgender, intersex, androgyny, gender variant, trans feminists, gender queer, and gender fluid persons of all natures will be represented at next month's London Transgender Film Festival.
Jerusalem’s gay oasis under threat from financial crisis
2:59 PM — A community centre for the gay community in Jerusalem is facing closure because of the credit crunch.
THT increases democratic base with free membership scheme 1
2:32 PM — A leading sexual health charity is encouraging people to join its free membership scheme. Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) members will be kept up to date on the latest HIV news.
MP to host Commons reception for LGBT arts festival
2:17 PM — This year's GFest – gayWise LGBT Arts Festival will be launched at House of Commons next month, thanks to the support of Tottenham MP David Lammy.
Bourne Free 2009 to be held in July
1:48 PM — While the country struggles under cold blasts, snow and afternoon darkness, the organisers of Bournemouth's gay Pride event are already looking to the summer.
Indian police accused of brutality against trans community
1:27 PM — Bangalore police have been accused of arresting and mistreating more than 40 people at a peaceful demonstration.
British Army targets gay graduates through new recruitment guide
1:08 PM — Stonewall's new nation lesbian and gay recruitment guide includes first time appearances for several major organisations.
Little Britain panders to hatred and homophobia, claims academic 10
12:51 PM — Popular comedy show Little Britain has more in common with Bernard Manning than the generation of subversive comedians who followed in his wake, according to a new academic work.