21st November 2011
Man jailed for transgendered rape 19
5:03 PM — Since the attack, the victim’s personality is said to have changed with him now living in fear.
Public competition to design anti-homophobia Charter for Action logo 13
5:02 PM — The governmental campaign to tackle homophobia in sport is seeking designs from the public to show "inclusion and respect". Ben Cohen will draw up a shortlist ahead of a public vote next year.
Malta’s ruling party signals recognition for gay couples 12
4:10 PM — Some form of recognition for Maltese gay couples has now been promoted by both parties sitting in the country's Parliament.
Harvard considers asking applicants about LGBT status 4
3:06 PM — University would be the second in the country to introduce question about sexual orientation and gender identity.
Calls for Brighton to get an official “gay village” 40
3:02 PM — Brighton and Hove City Council is said to be looking at the plans. But some are worried that official recognition could lead to greater exclusion and even create a “ghetto”.
Updated: St Petersburg passes first “gay propaganda” law reading 42
2:24 PM — Gay rights campaigner says Russia's second largest city has issued a ban on pro-gay materials "anywhere where kids could be present".
Gay soldier shares reaction to boos at Republican presidential debate 12
12:59 PM — The soldier claims he wasn't trying to score political points with the Don't Ask Don't Tell question, and says it was as much for his husband of four and half months, Joshua Snyder.
Tory peers “planning to oppose” rules for civil partnerships on religious premises 144
12:27 PM — New rules allowing religious establishments to hold civil partnerships are reportedly criticised for not giving enough protection to those which do not want to hold ceremonies.
GMFA says gay men need to start “power talking” 29
12:16 PM — The sexual health courses are taking place throughout February 2012 in London, Brighton, Bristol, Birmingham, Exeter, Leicester Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham and Southampton.
Kelly Osbourne apologises for “derogatory and hurtful” trans term 20
11:50 AM — Reality TV star writes in an open letter that she was not aware how "unbelievably offensive" the term was.
Birmingham’s Nightingale Club goes into administration 14
11:25 AM — Several separate consortiums are understood to be planning to bid for the assets and lease of the venue. The administration process is expected to be concluded in less than two months.
Southampton FC fans arrested for homophobic chants during match 8
10:34 AM — Hampshire Police were praised for taking action against homophobic chants at a Brighton away game yesterday.
Lady Gaga and Google to be honoured by The Trevor Project
9:45 AM — Bisexual star will be honoured for her anti-bullying work, while the search engine has been noted for its promotion of gay employees.