22 June 2009Judge under investigation for nine-month affair with rent boy 21 A senior judge is being investigated over an alleged affair with a male prostitute.
22 June 2009Man raped by taxi driver in Salford 12 A 20-year-old man was raped by a taxi driver in Salford at around 6am on Sunday morning.
22 June 2009Christian registrar demoted for refusing to officiate civil partnerships 36 Theresa Davies, a registrar for Islington Council, has claimed she was forced out of her post as registrar because of her religious beliefs against civil partnerships.
22 June 2009Irish civil partnerships could be enacted by end of the year 9 Irish minister for justice Dermot Ahern has said he will soon seek cabinet approval for a civil partnerships bill which could be enacted by the end of the year.
22 June 2009US census to count married gay couples 5 US Census Bureau officials have said that the 2010 census will count married gay couples, despite previous statements that they would not be recognised.
22 June 2009Gay New Zealand man beaten to death with banjo 8 The trial of a Hungarian tourist who allegedly killed a 69-year-old gay man with a banjo has begun today in the Auckland High Court.
22 June 2009EastEnders gay kiss watched by nearly 8 million 10 A gay kiss on last Friday's EastEnders was watched by 7.9 million viewers, earning it a 38 per cent share of the total viewing public.
22 June 2009Florida synagogue to offer ‘covenant of love’ ceremonies to gay couples 7 The Temple Sholom synagogue in Pompano Beach, Florida, has placed adverts in a local Jewish newspaper offering 'Jewish Covenant of Love” ceremonies to gay couples.
22 June 2009Tories join with ‘homophobic’ Polish party in Europe 51 The Conservative Party has joined with the Polish Law and Justice Party in Europe, it was announced today.
22 June 2009Gay CNN presenter Richard Quest on his comeback after that embarrassing park incident 50 Richard Quest is described by CNN as “one of the most instantly recognisable members of the CNN team”.
22 June 2009Gay Indian prince opens Pride parade 5 An Indian prince who had been disowned by his family because of his sexuality inaugurated the Gay Pride Parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil, earlier this month.
22 June 2009Northern Ireland pastor calls homosexuality ‘an abomination’ 44 The pastor of a Northern Ireland church has attacked homosexuality, saying it is associated with shortened lifespans and mental health problems and that people should change themselves.
Articles from 22 June 2009
- Humanist weddings amendment withdrawn from equal marriage bill+
- Russia: LGBT rights group fined 500,000 rubles under ‘foreign agent’ law+
- Amendments urging for civil registrars to opt out of equal marriage ceremonies withdrawn from bill3
- Gay fashioner designer Stefano Gabbana sentenced for tax evasion11
- US: Third Republican Senator comes out in favour of equal marriage2
- South Africa: Gay imam spreads message of empowerment when it comes to homosexuality and Islam4
- South Australia officially congratulates New Zealand on equal marriage, ahead of introduction of its own bill+
- Watch LIVE: House of Lords debates same-sex marriage amendments+
- Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans: ‘I continue to refute all allegations’+
- Maltese Prime Minister: A civil unions bill is to be introduced by the end of this year1
- Liberace's ex-lover claims he had six year relationship with Michael Jackson17
- Live blog: Highlights from the House of Lords committee on same-sex marriage22
- Brazil: Lawmakers approve bill which would remove ban on 'gay cure' therapy 24
- Tory MP John Glen criticises Bishop of Salisbury for voicing support for equal marriage26
- Michelle Shocked to return to San Francisco during Pride Week, to clarify her feelings following anti-gay rant17
- Gay dating website for 'homosensible' Catholic priests being run out of the Vatican19
- Poland: Prime Minister backs down and admits opposition to civil unions is too strong26
- Gay 'cure' therapy NHS ban motion gains cross-party support4
- US: Attorney representing lesbian teenager charged for relationship with younger girl asks judge to step down12
- Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans re-arrested on new indecent assault allegations—
- New 'Gay Marriage No Thanks' group launches with 'ten good reasons' to oppose equal marriage86
- Lord Tebbit: I wouldn't have been surprised if Jimmy Savile was homosexual84
- Archbishop of York: Would the Church of England rather bless 'sheep and trees' than gay couples?84
- Barry Cryer brands ITV's Vicious 'homophobic' television83
- Mixed martial arts fighter: 'Equal marriage could lead to incest, bestiality and child marriages'69
- Lib Dems' Baroness Williams to support anti-equal marriage 'union' amendment69
- Maria Miller tables Public Order Act amendment protecting critics of equal marriage67
- Labour MSP Elaine Smith: 'I'm against equal marriage but don't call me homophobic'64
- Tory Lord Mawhinney tables 'traditional marriage' amendment for equal marriage bill62
- Lord Hylton tables new wrecking amendment for the equal marriage bill62
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