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19 April 2011

  • 19th April 2011

    Prince William and Kate Middleton urged to support gay marriage 164

    William and Kate 'should support gay marriage' (Copyright 2010 Mario Testino)

    5:28 PM — Gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell wants Prince William and fiancée Kate Middleton to support gay marriage. The pair, who are to wed next Friday, "have the option to get married", Mr Tatchell said.

  • Derren Brown reveals he went to ‘gay cure’ church 32

    Derren Brown said he "flirted" with a gay cure church

    5:16 PM — Television illusionist Derren Brown has revealed he "flirted" with a church that tries to cure gay people. The magician said that before he came out in 2008, he spent time with the Living Waters movement, which offers healing to those with "same sex attraction".

  • Anti-gay preacher Stephen Green is an April Fool 74

    Doh! Anti-gay preacher Stephen Green fell for the joke.

    3:45 PM — Christian extremist Stephen Green has raged against a PinkNews.co.uk story about a new gay iPhone app. "You couldn't make it up," he stormed. Except we did.

  • London transgender conference cancelled after trans complaints 193

    2:29 PM — A conference on transgender issues has been cancelled by the Royal College of Psychiatrists after a leading gender identity clinic pulled out. The May 20th event in London, titled 'Transgender: time to change', angered trans campaigners who said it was one-sided and questioned speakers' credentials.

  • Malaysia sends 66 boys to gay cure camp 105

    A Malaysian official said the boys were invited to the camp

    12:06 PM — Malaysian authorities have admitted sending 66 teenage boys thought to be gay to a camp to learn "masculine behaviour". An official from Terengganu state said the boys, aged between 13 and 17, were identified by teachers as having effeminate mannerisms.

  • Hungary approves new ‘anti-gay’ constitution 52

    Hungarian politicians voted for the new constitution

    11:09 AM — Hungarian politicians have approved a new constitution which bans gay marriage. The document restricts marriage to heterosexuals and does not protect LGBT people from discrimination.

  • Evan Rachel Wood comes out as bisexual 31

    Evan Rachel Wood is bisexual (Photo: Esquire)

    10:28 AM — True Blood actress Evan Rachel Wood has announced she is bisexual. The star, who used to date Marilyn Manson, told Esquire magazine that she prefers to take the lead when dating women.

  • Facebook apologises for removing gay kiss photo 31

    The photo removed by Facebook

    9:55 AM — Facebook has apologised for removing a photo of a gay kiss. The image, of a gay kiss on UK soap EastEnders, was removed for being “sexually suggestive” and “abusive”

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