5th August 2010
Exclusive interview: Labour leadership candidate Diane Abbott 40
8:34 PM — Labour leadership contender Diane Abbott speaks to PinkNews.co.uk about her record on gay rights, how homophobic bullying should be dealt with and her surprising aspiration to tackle homophobia globally.
Chile’s gay marriage bill ‘unlikely to succeed’ 10
2:26 PM — Two Chilean senators introduced a bill to allow gay marriage this week but commentators say the measure is unlikely to succeed.
George Michael to re-release Faith album 12
2:01 PM — Gay singer George Michael is to release a remastered version of his debut solo album Faith. He originally released the hit CD 23 years ago, which has sold over 20 million copies.
Gay groups welcome Prop 8 ruling but warn of more legal battles 3
1:46 PM — Gay rights groups have welcomed a judge's ruling that California's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional but warned that more work had to be done to ensure equality.
Man admits sleeping with trans prostitute before her murder
1:26 PM — A man accused of the murder of trans woman Destiny Lauren has admitted he had sex with her but denies killing her. Ms Lauren, 29, who was born male, was found dead at her Kentish Town flat on November 5th 2009.
New BBC sitcom to star Neil Morrissey as a gay dad 13
12:00 PM — A new BBC3 sitcom will star Men Behaving Badly actor Neil Morrissey as a gay man. Morrissey will play former sperm donor Brian, who is shocked when one of his offspring tracks him down and tries to blackmail him into being a proper father.
California gay couples rejoice but can’t marry yet 7
10:45 AM — Across California, gay couples are celebrating a federal court's ruling that banning gay marriage is unconstitutional. However, those who rushed to registry offices yesterday were dismayed to be turned away by clerks.