23rd January 2012
Ex-South African president: Ugandan anti-gay bill makes no sense 23
4:53 PM — The former president of South Africa, Thabo MBeki, has criticised Uganda's infamous anti-gay bill, saying it does not "make sense" to intervene in people's private lives.
Zulu prince: King’s ‘rotten gays’ comment was ‘mistranslated’ 23
3:56 PM — Comments by the Zulu king that gay relationships were "rotten" have been dismissed as a mistranslation by the royal family.
Olivia Newton-John greases wheels for gay marriage 12
3:03 PM — Olivia Newton-John is backing Australian Marriage Equality, and the campaign towards equal marriage rights in Australia.
Gay presidential candidate through first-round Finnish vote 15
2:51 PM — Pekka Haavisto, the openly gay candidate in Finland's presidential race, has come second in the first round of voting.
Jane Lynch to get ‘authentic gay life’ honour 5
1:40 PM — Gay actress Jane Lynch is to be honoured by the National Center for Lesbian Rights for "blazing a path not just for the artists who follow in her footsteps, but for young people everywhere who look up to her."
Gareth Thomas favourite to win Celebrity Big Brother 16
12:07 PM — Gay rugby player, Gareth Thomas has been named as the favourite to win Celebrity Big brother according to the odds on several online bookmakers.
Grindr ‘mandatory update’ to tackle hack 1
11:33 AM — Man-locating app Grindr has said it will release a mandatory security update after thousands of Australian users' accounts were put at risk. The company says personal information and chat history has not been compromised.
Zulu king: Gays are rotten 25
10:39 AM — Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu, King of the Zulu people, has reportedly said gay relationships are a new invention and are "rotten".
BMI ‘batty’ ad defended 123
9:58 AM — UK airline bmi has defended a reference to "batty" prices in a new radio ad. The airline said it meant the word to mean "crazy", its original English definition, and had not intended to use an anti-gay Jamaican term.