10th June 2010
Major Polish museum to hold exhibition on gay love 6
5:33 PM — A museum in Poland's capital city Warsaw is to hold an exhibition on gay love. The National Museum's exhibition will focus on male nudes and gay couples depicted in ancient sculpture and contemporary painting and photography.
Madrid Pride bans Israeli gay group over Gaza ship raid 25
4:46 PM — A group of gay activists from Tel Aviv have been barred from marching in Madrid Pride next month. Pride organisers say they are barring the group's float because Tel Aviv's mayor has not apologised for a raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla in which nine people died.
Exclusive: David Cameron to hold first gay reception in a Tory Downing Street 59
3:51 PM — Conservative prime minister David Cameron is to hold a reception for the LGBT community ahead of London Pride. The event will be held at Number 10 ahead of Pride Fortnight, PinkNews.co.uk can reveal.
77% of Americans know a gay friend, relative or colleague 2
3:21 PM — A poll has found increasing visibility of gay people in America, plus rising tolerance levels for homosexuality. According to CBS polling, only 42 per cent of Americans said they knew a gay person in 1992 but this has now risen to 77 per cent.
US changes passport rules for trans people 6
1:57 PM — American trans men and women will be able to get their new gender recognised on their passports without having to undergo gender reassignment surgery.
Life sentence for man who killed gay pensioner 10
1:13 PM — A Polish man found guilty of murdering a 79-year-old gay man has been jailed for a minimum of 23 years. Marcin Orlowski, 21 and of no fixed address, was found guilty yesterday of the murder of Edward 'Teddy' Highwood, at the pensioner's Greenwich home.
BA pilots suspended for foul Facebook comments 5
11:33 AM — Three BA pilots have been suspended for making foul-mouthed comments about passengers and crew on Facebook, including one which called gay air stewards a homophobic slur.
Bisexual MP Simon Hughes elected Lib Dem deputy leader 8
10:56 AM — Simon Hughes has been elected as deputy leader of the Liberal Democrat party. The bisexual MP for North Southwark and Bermondsey, 59, replaces Vince Cable, who stood down to focus on his new business secretary role.