12th August 2009
‘No evidence’ of US atrocities against gay Iraqi civilians
4:17 PM — The US military has confirmed no evidence has been found of US soldiers committing atrocities against gay Iraqi civilians. Last month, two Iraqi refugees claimed they had photographic evidence of US troops executing gay men.
Sam Fox plans to tie the knot with her female partner 15
2:56 PM — Eighties pin-up Sam Fox has revealed her plans to have a civil partnership with girlfriend Myra Stratton. The former Page 3 girl told OK! magazine that they planned to have a ceremony in England.
Tory LGBT group calls for ‘official reprimand’ for Tory MEP who said homophobia was propaganda 38
2:05 PM — An LGBT Conservative group has called for the Tory MEP who said homophobia does not exist to be officially reprimanded.
Openly gay Tory MP Alan Duncan apologises for complaining about expenses 10
1:46 PM — Openly gay Conservative MP and shadow leader of the House of Commons Alan Duncan has apologised after being caught on camera complaining that MPs are now "treated like s**t".
Football clubs and FA not doing enough to tackle homophobia 12
1:08 PM — Homophobia is endemic in football and clubs are not doing enough to tackle the issue, a report has found.
Openly gay Tory MP Alan Duncan secretly filmed complaining about expenses 14
12:02 PM — Openly gay Conservative MP and shadow leader of the House of Commons Alan Duncan has been caught on camera saying that MPs are now "treated like s**t" and are forced to live on "rations" since the expenses scandal broke.
US columnist suggests using attack dogs to stop gay cruising 22
10:49 AM — A newspaper columnist in Georgia has suggested using attack dogs to prevent men meeting for sex in public spaces.
Brighton cruising spot sees rise in homophobic attacks 14
10:33 AM — Police say there has been a rise in homophobic attacks at a popular Brighton cruising spot. Dukes Mound, off Madeira Drive, is regularly used as a meeting place for men to have sex.