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06 October 2010

  • 6th October 2010

    London HIV charity Naz Project faces closure 26

    The Naz Project says it may have to close

    6:35 PM — A London HIV charity for black and ethnic minority people is facing closure unless it can raise £75,000 by the end of this month. The Naz Project, set up 20 years ago, says it is now at a "make or break" point and has been hit hard by the recession.

  • Robbie Williams says he wants a ‘gay baby’ 13

    Robbie Williams recently got married

    5:17 PM — Robbie Williams has announced that he wants a gay baby. The former Take That star, who recently married Ayda Field, was speaking to an Australian radio station about his desire for children.

  • Texas vigil for 13-year-old homophobic bullying victim 2

    Asher Brown, who shot himself last month

    4:55 PM — A vigil was held in Texas, US, yesterday for 13-year-old Asher Brown, who killed himself last week after suffering anti-gay bullying. The student shot himself just hours after telling his step-father he was gay on September 23rd.

  • Saudi prince ‘was not in gay relationship with servant’

    The case continues

    4:24 PM — The Saudi prince accused of killing his servant in a London hotel was not in a gay relationship with him, his lawyer said. Saud Abdulaziz bin Nasser al Saud, 34, was accused of murdering Bandar Abdulaziz, 32, in a "sexually-motivated" attack last February.

  • Video message to gay teens: ‘It gets better’ 9

    Gay teenagers suffering from bullying are being urged to stay positive

    3:26 PM — After reports of a spate of suicides among gay US teenagers, a gay journalist has launched a YouTube channel to encourage troubled gay young people not to harm themselves.

  • Student accused over gay suicide is ‘innocent’

    Tyler Clementi killed himself last month

    1:37 PM — One of the Rutgers students accused of broadcasting images of gay teenager Tyler Clementi having sex is innocent, her lawyers say. Molly Wei, 18, was arrested last week alongside Dharun Ravi, also 18.

  • Senator asked to apologise for saying gay people and unmarried mothers shouldn’t teach 52

    Senator Jim DeMint said gays and unmarried pregnant women should not be teachers

    12:57 PM — A US Senator has been asked to apologise for saying gay people and unmarried pregnant women should be barred from teaching. Jim DeMint made the remarks in 2004 during a televised debate and reiterated them last week.

  • Glee ‘to highlight gay suicides’ 5

    Glee will dedicate an episode to bullying

    11:10 AM — Gay-friendly US comedy Glee will reportedly dedicate an episode to the issue of LGBT suicides. After the reported deaths of five US teenagers who were gay or thought to be gay, the show's makers want to highlight how homophobic bullying can change lives.

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