13th April 2010
Australian Red Cross to review blood ban 5
6:06 PM — The Australian Red Cross has announced it will review its ban on gay men donating blood. Currently, gay men cannot donate blood if they have had sex with another man in the last 12 months.
Section 28 supporter faces jail over child abuse images 18
5:40 PM — A Scottish school board chief who campaigned for Section 28 to stay in place may face jail after he was found to be in possession of abusive images of children.
Rufus Wainwright claims 50 Cent is gay 18
5:14 PM — Rufus Wainwright claims he just "knows" that rapper 50 Cent is gay. The Canadian musician told a magazine he loved his "cute little voice".
Soldier’s father will take Westboro Baptist Church to Supreme Court 19
4:26 PM — The father of a dead US soldier whose funeral was picketed by the homophobic Westboro Baptist Church has said he will take his case to the US Supreme Court.
Men being trafficked into Scotland as gay sex slaves 6
2:43 PM — Two separate incidents of men being trafficked into gay sex slavery have been discovered in Scotland. In one case, a young man was brought over from Africa last year after being told he would work in pornography.
Conservative manifesto lacks gay convictions promise 86
1:27 PM — UPDATED Tory leader David Cameron unveiled his party's manifesto for the general election today. The document does not contain his pledge to strike out the criminal records of men convicted for homosexuality offences, which gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell claimed was proof that the gay-friendly policies are "an afterthought".
Scientists turn moths gay to save crops 19
11:27 AM — Scientists have found a way to save millions of pounds worth of crops every year - turning the moths which eat them gay.
Mystery of gay Canadian man found dead in Manchester canal 2
10:30 AM — Police are trying to piece together the final days of a gay Canadian man who was found dead in a Manchester canal in February.