3rd June 2011
Married gay couples in Nova Scotia can now obtain a blessing from Anglican church 6
5:49 PM — Legally partnered same-sex couples in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, Canada, can now obtain a blessing from the country's Anglican Church.
Human Rights Watch urge residents of Liechtenstein to vote ‘yes’ in referendum over gay partnerships 32
4:01 PM — Human Rights Watch have said that the people of Liechtenstein should vote "yes" in this month's referendum on whether their parliament should proceed to legalise same-sex partnerships.
White House launches LGBT website 61
3:03 PM — The White House has launched a website aimed specifically at LGBT people and highlighting President Obama’s ongoing support of and commitment to the LGBT community.
This weekend marks 30th anniversary of first HIV cases but ignorance is growing, say National AIDS Trust 83
1:05 PM — This Sunday 5 June marks 30 years since the first cases of HIV.
Simon Cowell denies claims that Britain’s Got Talent star was made to ‘act more gay’ 11
12:41 PM — Simon Cowell has been forced to issue a statement denying claims that his record label SYCO had signed Britian's Got Talent finalist, 12-year-old Ronan Parke, over two years ago and that Parke was made to "act more gay" for publicity purposes.
Facebook belatedly remove transphobic hate page 17
11:37 AM — Facebook came under fire yet again this week for what some are claiming is a pattern of failure to take seriously attacks on the LGBT community.
Comedian Wanda Sykes says she ‘shocked herself’ by publicly coming out 8
11:11 AM — Lesbian comedian Wanda Sykes has said she had "no intention" of publicly coming out at a gay rights rally back in 2008 and was shocked by her own frankness about her sexuality.
Gay Irish presidential frontrunner claims he is victim of ‘smear campaign’ over paedophilia comments 32
10:45 AM — Irish Senator David Norris, who looked set to become Ireland and Europe's first openly gay president, has said the digging up of a nine-year-old interview in which he made controversial remarks about paedophilia is an act of sabotage.