30th January 2012
Gay Aeroflot steward ‘forced to marry woman’ 12
5:05 PM — A gay air steward for the Russian carrier Aeroflot was forced to marry a woman in order to keep his job, campaigners say.
LGBT history month begins this week 4
3:39 PM — Peter Tatchell will join a panel of figures from gay and transgender life on Wednesday night at the launch of 2012's LGBT history month in London.
Video: UAE ‘straight makeover’ video slammed 31
3:05 PM — LGBT people in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have attacked a YouTube video ‘tutorial’ which shows how gays can be ‘cured’ or ‘scrubbed clean’ of their sexuality.
Preview: Britain’s Gay Footballers 27
2:05 PM — A documentary by the niece of the late gay footballer Justin Fashanu examines tonight why he remains the only professional footballer in the UK to have ever come out.
Comment: Bangladesh’s invisible minority 6
1:13 PM — Rainer Ebert comments on life for the gay community of Bangladesh, where same-sex intercourse a crime punishable by imprisonment for life.
New Twitter censorship function prompts concern in anti-gay states 9
12:52 PM — Twitter's announcement that it will be able to censor tweets on a country-by-country basis has prompted concern for gay communities in hostile countries.
Ex-Archbishop of Canterbury backs ‘gay cure’ therapist 190
12:01 PM — Lord Carey, the former Archbishop of Canterbury has joined other clerics to back a therapist who was found guilty of professional malpractice last year after offering 'gay cure' therapy.
Interview: Greg Louganis on gold medals, HIV and Matthew Mitcham 6
10:37 AM — He won his first Olympic medal at the age of 16. Four gold medals later, he came out at the 1994 Gay Games. Laurence Watts meets Greg Louganis.
Rock Hudson radio drama wins BBC award 1
9:55 AM — A drama about gay actor Rock Hudson was named Best Online Drama at the BBC's first Audio Drama Awards. Hudson died in 1985 from an AIDS-related illness after starring in nearly 70 films.