9th February 2009
Iraq veteran dismissed from National Guard for being a lesbian 6
6:16 PM — A woman who served for nine years in the Kansas Army National Guard has been discharged after a co-worker told authorities she is a lesbian.
Catholic leader who attacked gay families wants union with Church of England 15
5:31 PM — A Roman Catholic Cardinal who has repeatedly attacked gay adoption and civil partnerships has addressed the legislative body of the Church of England.
Gay actor David Paisley pays tribute to LGBT youth group 3
4:48 PM — A well-known TV actor has said that attending a gay youth group when he was 15 helped him come to terms with his sexuality and go on to have a successful career.
T-shirt worn during lesbian invasion of BBC news on show in Haringey 5
4:07 PM — An artefact from one of the most famous protests against Section 28 is on show in the London borough of Haringey as part of LGBT History Month.
‘Torgay’ businessman aims to draw pink pounds to seaside town 4
3:41 PM — The gay owner of a holiday rental property business in the resort of Torbay has said the local authority should advertise in the LGBT press and win more of the "pink pound."
Christian charity’s funding restored after after row about gays 8
3:01 PM — A charity that runs an old people's home in Brighton will have its funding restored by the local council after it promised to ask future residents about their sexual orientation.
Gay Olympic gold medal winner’s new sponsorship deal
2:11 PM — He is young, good-looking and has the powerful build that comes with years of training in the pool. He also has an Olympic gold medal hanging round his neck.
Lawyers from across Africa gather to discuss LGBT rights 2
1:51 PM — Gay rights activists and lawyers who have worked on LGBT human rights cases met in South Africa last week.
German gay footballer to get biopic treatment
1:30 PM — The story of a former East German footballer who left the professional game after deciding to come out of the closet is to be made into a film.
Deputy Commons leader to speak at gay networking event
1:10 PM — The newest gay member of the goverment will be answering questions at the next Village Politics event. Chris Bryant was promoted by Gordon Brown last year.
Gay marriage in New York delayed by rebel Democrats 2
12:54 PM — The New York state Senate Majority leader has said he does not have enough support to win a vote on same-sex marriage.