30th March 2010
Police appeal to gay community to find man’s killer 6
5:43 PM — Hampshire police are asking the gay community for help in finding the killer of a gay man. Nigel Price, 58, was found on Southampton Common on Saturday November 14th with severe head injuries. He died last week in hospital.
Chaz Bono applies to formally change name and gender 35
5:13 PM — Cher's son Chaz Bono has applied to a judge to formally change his name and gender. Court documents signed by his doctor say his transition is now complete.
Gay Tory group welcomes suspension of councillor 11
4:50 PM — Gay Conservative Party group LGBTory has welcomed the suspension of a Tory councillor who made a remark about "limpwristed boys".
US general sorry for blaming massacre on gay soldiers 11
4:29 PM — A former US general has apologised for suggesting that gay soldiers were partly responsible for the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.
Tory councillor suspended for calling gay Labour group ‘limpwristed’ 40
2:55 PM — A Tory councillor on Wirral borough council has been suspended for making a remark about "limpwristed" boys.
Groups call for Pope to be prosecuted 15
2:07 PM — A small protest took place last weekend to call for the Pope to be prosecuted over the paedophile priests scandal. An estimated 50 people, some of whom were from gay and humanist associations, met outside Westminster Cathedral on Palm Sunday.
Homophobic preacher ‘should not have been prosecuted’ 46
11:39 AM — The American street preacher who was fined £1,000 for breaching the peace in Glasgow should not have been fined, gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has argued.
BNP candidate calls gay Tory MP ‘immoral’ 27
11:21 AM — A BNP candidate in Sussex has attacked a local Tory MP as over his "morals and honesty" because he is gay. East Sussex BNP leader Nick Prince criticised Greg Barker for coming out after he had won a seat in the 2005 general election.
Ricky Martin announces he is gay 33
11:02 AM — Latin American singer Ricky Martin has come out, describing himself as a "fortunate homosexual man". The star posted a message on his official website yesterday in English and Spanish which said: "I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man. I am very blessed to be who I am."