20th February 2011
Preview: BBC investigates religious gay Muslim marriages being held in the UK and USA 22
11:26 AM — Less than a week after the government announced the process for religious civil partnerships, BBC Radio 5 Live are to broadcast an investigation into the growing numbers of gay Muslims seeking Islamic marriages.
Ireland’s first civil partnerships have taken place early and in secret 25
1:55 AM — The first civil partnerships in Ireland have already taken place, more than a month earlier than the planned introduction of the ceremonies. It is understood that at least one member of both couples involved are suffering from serious illnesses with a risk of that one may die before the three month notice period for a civil partnership would elapse.
Leonardo DiCaprio to play gay J Edgar Hoover in film penned by writer of ‘Milk’ 12
1:23 AM — Former teenage heart throb Leonardo DiCaprio will play J Edgar Hoover, in a biopic of the FBI's first director as a cross dressing repressed homosexual.