18th October 2010
Charities take sexual health advice to young clubbers 2
8:58 PM — Charities London Friend, Antidote and Terrence Higgins Trust have been advocating safe sex as well as drug and alcohol responsibility to LGBT university freshers at QueerlyOut, a new London club night that is media sponsored by PinkNews.co.uk.
BBC and Channel 4 ‘working on better trans representation’ 7
7:13 PM — Senior managers at the BBC and Channel 4 recently admitted that transgender storylines can be inaccurate and are frequently lacking in breadth and substance.
Video: Adam Lambert records message for gay teens 2
5:58 PM — Gay singer Adam Lambert is the latest celebrity to record a video message telling bullied gay teenagers that life gets better. He said in the YouTube clip that some people will always be homophobic but teenagers don't have to let them win.
Peter Tatchell accuses Stonewall of carrying out ‘flawed’ gay marriage survey 64
4:30 PM — Gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has accused Stonewall of attempting to "minimise" support for gay marriage equality. Mr Tatchell claimed that a survey sent to the charity's supporters was "flawed and unfair".
Senate candidate Ken Buck says being gay is a choice 36
2:43 PM — A Colorado candidate for a US Senate seat has said that being gay is a choice and is similar to alcoholism. Republican Ken Buck, who is a Tea Party candidate, won the GOP nomination.
US gay soldiers warned not to come out yet 4
12:21 PM — The Pentagon has warned gay US troops not to declare their sexual orientation just yet. Despite complying with a court order suspending the firings of gay troops, the Pentagon has said that soldiers who do come out while the law is uncertain may still face punishment.
David Laws ‘wants to return to frontline politics’ 21
11:38 AM — Liberal Democrat MP David Laws has hinted that he is keen to return to government. The politician resigned as chief secretary to the Treasury last May after just 16 days in the job.