11th March 2010
Australia is first to recognise ‘non-specified’ gender 48
6:29 PM — Australia may have made gender history this week, as the New South Wales government lays claim to being the first in the world to recognise an individual’s sex as officially “not specified”.
John Barrowman’s hair ‘completely white’ 22
5:52 PM — Gay actor John Barrowman has revealed that his natural hair colour is "completely white". The Torchwood star, 42, said he had been dying his hair for years and that his civil partner Scott Gill, an architect, persuaded him not to go back to his roots.
Northern Ireland pair guilty of homophobic murder 18
5:33 PM — Two men have been found guilty of the homophobic murder of a gay Northern Ireland shop worker. Lithuanians Andrius Dunauskas, 23, and Raminas Balseris, 26, were found guilty today of the murder of openly gay Shaun Fitzpatrick, 32.
Campaigner calls for 2012 Olympics to honour Alan Turing 8
5:11 PM — The man who started the campaign for an official apology to Alan Turing is calling for the 2012 Olympics to recognise the gay mathematician's achievements.
Norton says he won’t benefit from Ross’ BBC exit 11
4:16 PM — Graham Norton has brushed aside suggestions he could become the BBC's leading chatshow host by taking over Jonathan Ross' slot.
Complaint over charity’s gay-only job advert 40
3:38 PM — A Devon gay charity has defended its decision to bar straight people from applying for jobs. The Intercom Trust, which serves people across the south-west, said that it needed staff who had experience of being gay, lesbian or bisexual.
Photo of murdered teen Michael Causer used on gay dating site 10
1:12 PM — The mother of murdered gay teenager Michael Causer has spoken of her shock after discovering someone was using his photo on a dating website.
Chief exorcist says the Devil is working in the Vatican 51
12:45 PM — The Catholic Church's chief exorcist has said that the Devil is at work in the Vatican. Father Gabriele Amorth, 85, says that in the Vatican, there are "cardinals who do not believe in Jesus, and bishops who are linked to the Demon".
US school cancels prom over lesbian student’s date 36
12:09 PM — A Mississippi school has cancelled its prom rather than allow a lesbian student to wear a tuxedo and arrive with her date.