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23 July 2010

  • 23rd July 2010

    MTV ‘excellent’ for gay representation 1

    All-LGBT team Vogue Evolution starred on America's Best Dance Crew

    5:37 PM — MTV has been given the first 'excellent' rating in GLAAD's annual index of the most gay-friendly US TV networks. It was praised for shows such as The Real World and America‚Äôs Best Dance Crew.

  • Study finds gay men don’t have riskier sex on HIV pills 1

    The trial tested the side effects of PrEP medication

    5:35 PM — A trial study of gay men taking medication to prevent HIV infection suggests that it does not encourage them to have riskier sex.

  • Dan Choi fired under military gay ban 22

    LT Dan Choi received his discharge papers this week

    4:40 PM — One of America's most outspoken critics of the ban on out gay soldiers has been discharged under the law. Lt Dan Choi, an Iraq veteran, was honourably discharged from the Army National Guard.

  • Video: Italian Catholic priests ‘filmed having casual sex at gay clubs’

    Three Catholic priests were allegedly filmed in gay clubs (Photo: runneralan2004)

    3:56 PM — Another gay scandal has hit the Catholic Church in Italy after three priests were allegedly filmed having casual sex and visiting gay nightclubs.

  • Catholic Church will ‘never’ recognise gay marriage, bishop tells Cameron 49

    Campaigners in Scotland are pushing for debate on full marriage equality

    3:22 PM — A Scottish bishop has written to prime minister David Cameron to tell him that the Catholic Church will 'never' recognise marriage for gay couples.

  • Gay porn star claims relationship with Christopher Reeve 6

    Christopher Reeve as Superman

    2:40 PM — A gay porn star has claimed that he had a sexual relationship with Superman actor Christopher Reeve. Cal Culver told an interviewer before his death in 1987 that the pair had a relationship, but the claim has only just been unearthed.

  • Seven gay couples sue Montana for domestic partnerships 5

    Montana gay couples are not recognised by the law

    2:11 PM — Seven gay couples in Montana, US, are suing the state for failing to legalise domestic partnerships. The suit was brought on behalf of the couples by the American Civil Liberties Union.

  • Government plans to stop Pope arrest 68

    Plans to arrest the Pope could be scuppered

    1:15 PM — The government has proposed changes to the law which will prevent gay and atheist campaigners arresting the Pope when he visits the UK in September. Whitehall officials were said to be "seriously concerned" that figures such as Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens and Peter Tatchell could attempt to bring a private prosecution against the Catholic leader under international criminal law.

  • Religious protests permitted at Belfast Pride 7

    Belfast Pride may bypass protesters completely

    11:33 AM — Belfast's Parades Commission has said that no restrictions will be placed on protests against the city's Pride march. The event, expected to attract up to 15,000 people, will be held on Saturday July 31st and is targeted every year by anti-gay demonstrators from Sandown Free Presbyterian Church.

  • BBC drama hints Sherlock Holmes is gay 47

    Benedict Cumberbatch (left) and Martin Freeman as Holmes and Watson

    10:44 AM — A new BBC version of Sherlock Holmes hints at a relationship between the detective and his sidekick Watson. The series, set in 21st century London and titled Sherlock, is not the first to hint at romance between the pair.

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