16th August 2010
BBC broadcasts Peter Mandelson’s 1998 ‘outing’ 11
5:15 PM — The BBC has broadcast the recording of a 1998 Newsnight interview in which Lord Mandelson's sexual orientation was mentioned.
Gay men warned of dangers of drink spiking 3
4:52 PM — Gay men in London have been warned to stay on their guard after several instances of drink spiking. In one incident, a man was robbed after accepting a spiked drink from men he met at London Pride last month.
Seventh Reading Pride to be held next month 3
3:29 PM — The seventh Reading Pride festival will be held on Saturday September 4th. The free event includes a pride parade through Reading's town centre, plus a party in Kings Meadow Park.
Will Young ‘best role model for gay young people’ 8
2:42 PM — Gay singer Will Young has been voted the best role model for young gay, lesbian and bisexual people in an online poll. The poll, conducted by gay rights charity Stonewall, asked 1,003 of its supporters to vote on a selection of gay British music personalities.
Put your gay rights questions to the Labour leadership candidates 16
2:37 PM — PinkNews.co.uk has teamed up with LGBT Labour to offer our readers the opportunity to quiz the five Labour leadership candidates on gay equality.
Gay activist pleads guilty to fraud 4
2:11 PM — An LGBT community leader in Lincolnshire has pleaded guilty to three counts of fraud. Daniel Boulton, of Brereton Avenue, Cleethorpes, is known for running gay support groups around Grimsby.
Teenager shot dead at Brazil pride festival 1
11:49 AM — A teenage boy was killed in a shooting at a pride festival in south-east Brazil on Saturday. The teenager was killed at the Juiz de Fora Pride, which attracted nearly 70,000 people.
Emma Thompson upsets Isle of Wight with gay stoning joke 18
11:07 AM — Emma Thompson has offended Isle of Wight residents by joking that the island stones gay people and shoots Irish and Scottish people. The actress, 51, was appearing on US programme The Late Late Show.