30th April 2010
Gay Tory Nick Herbert accuses other parties of having homophobic allies 55
6:12 PM — Shadow Conservative environment secretary Nick Herbert has accused Labour and the Lib Dems of having equally unsavoury allies in Europe.
UKIP candidate claims party would scrap gay equality laws 110
5:41 PM — A parliamentary candidate for UKIP has claimed that his party would scrap "politically correct" laws allowing discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Gay Lady Gaga impersonator gets online abuse 11
3:52 PM — A gay man who was on Britain's Got Talent for his impersonation of Lady Gaga has spoken of receiving abuse and threats on the internet.
Gonorrhoea ‘may become untreatable’, health experts warn 3
3:11 PM — The World Health Organisation has said that the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhoea may become untreatable due to the improper use of antibiotics. The disease increases the chances of gay men catching HIV.
Hilary Clinton commends China for lifting HIV ban 2
2:55 PM — US secretary of state Hillary Clinton has commended China for lifting its ban on HIV-positive visitors. China announced this week it had lifted the entry ban on HIV-positive people, several months after US president Barack Obama lifted the US's ban.
Documentary to explore coming out 12
2:02 PM — A Sky documentary is to follow two gay men as they prepare to come out to their families and friends. I'm Coming Out, to be screened next month, follows 24-year-old Ahmad, who is a Muslim, and Neil, 55, who has spent his life in the closet.
Hawaii lawmakers approve civil unions bill 7
11:42 AM — The Hawaii House of Representatives approved a civil union bill yesterday, which will now go to the governor for approval.
Former Archbishop attacks judge’s ruling on Christian counsellor 64
10:44 AM — The former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey has attacked yesterday's ruling on a gay counsellor who refused to work with gay couples.