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20 June 2011

  • 20th June 2011

    Google celebrates LGBT pride with a gay rights rainbow on results 10

    The rainbow design that appears on certain Google search results

    6:50 PM — Google has continued its now annual tradition of celebrating LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans) pride on certain results during what is termed "pride month."

  • Feature: The gay traveller’s guide to New York 11

    New York's iconic skyline

    3:51 PM — New York, the Big Apple, the city that never sleeps, the capital of the world – we’ve all heard it. But what’s NYC like for a first time gay traveller? Dan Harrop-Griffiths gives us his beginners' guide.

  • Hotel workers win compensation over anti-gay bullying 17

    The pair were awarded a total of £56,000 - but will receive just a fraction

    3:46 PM — Two hotel workers who were mocked and called gay by their boss have won their claims for discrimination. Head chef Martin Owen and manager Andrew Roberts-Evans successfully claimed sex discrimination against Simon Buckley, the director of the Grapes Hotel, in Maentwrog, Snowdonia.

  • Third Republican presidential candidate gets glittered 26

    Michele Bachmann was glittered

    3:35 PM — A Republican presidential candidate who said that gays are "specifically targeting our children" was 'glittered' in Minneapolis this weekend. Michele Bachmann, a Minnesota representative, was at the 'Right Online' conservative bloggers' conference when a gay rights activist showered her in rainbow glitter.

  • Rush to to pass New York gay marriage bill 23

    New York could be next to allow gay marriage

    2:55 PM — Gay rights advocates in New York are hoping that a gay marriage bill can be passed by the Senate before a legislative session ends this evening. Last week, the Assembly passed the bill by 80-63 votes.

  • President of gay group GLAAD resigns 1

    Jarrett Barrios resigned on Saturday

    1:41 PM — The president of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation has resigned over a letter of support for AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile. Jarrett Barrios, a former Massachusetts senator, stepped down on Saturday after two years in the role.

  • 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan meets gay teenagers in New York 42

    Tracy Morgan met with LGBT teens (Photo: Alex Erde)

    11:43 AM — After horrifying gay fans with a homophobic outburst earlier this month, 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan has made amends with a visit to a shelter for LGBT teens.

  • First gay couple for Neighbours 20

    Gay character Chris is to get a love interest

    11:21 AM — Neighbours is to get its first gay male couple, reports say. The show has had a regular gay character, Chris Pappas (James Mason), since last August and producers have now cast a love interest for him.

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