24th March 2010
Pentagon expected to offer ‘humane’ solutions for gay soldiers 15
6:29 PM — The Pentagon is expected to make a number of "humane" suggestions on how to deal with gay soldiers this week.
Comment: Iraq is the most dangerous place on earth for gays 37
5:43 PM — It often shocks people to hear this but talk to Iraqi gays who've made it out and they'll tell you - life was better under Saddam.
Rising syphilis rates blamed on casual sex websites 15
5:19 PM — A four-fold increase in syphilis infections has been blamed on people using social networking websites to meet for casual sex. The disease disproportionately affects gay and bisexual men.
Clergy assured they will not be sued for refusing gay civil partnerships 19
4:51 PM — Amendments have been added to the Equality Bill to reassure clergy that they will not be sued if they refuse to hold religious civil partnerships for gay couples.
Dutch MPs support legal action against US general 3
3:46 PM — Dutch politicians have given their support to plans to sue a retired US general who claimed gay soldiers were partly responsible for the Srebrenica massacre.
Bristol to hold first Pride festival 1
3:20 PM — Bristol will hold its first full Pride festival this summer. The city has held gay events before, such as the annual Bear Fiesta, but a Pride festival in 2007 had to be cancelled due to a lack of funds.
Video: Glee’s Sue Sylvester rails against ‘sneaky gays’ 13
1:01 PM — Glee's sports coach Sue Sylvester has a new bugbear - "sneaky gays". A viral video clip from the new season of the Fox series shows the villain, played by lesbian Jane Lynch, venting about how gays are now blending in everywhere.
Court rules in favour of lesbian teen banned from taking girlfriend to prom 8
12:22 PM — A court has ruled that a lesbian teenager's rights were violated when she was barred from wearing a tuxedo and taking her girlfriend to a school prom.
Gay Labour minister accused of ‘hypocrisy’ for attacking Cameron 136
11:30 AM — A gay Labour minister has been accused of hypocrisy for attacking David Cameron after the Tory leader appeared to stumble over how his party voted on gay rights issues.