16th June 2009
Gay radio station to hold Pride-themed live music night 2
3:54 PM — The gay youth radio station FYi RADiO will be presenting a Pride-themed live music night to introduce London Pride on Tuesday 30th June.
Radio documentary to revisit the riots that triggered the gay revolution 4
3:00 PM — Forty years ago, a blaze of gay protest broke out outside the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich, New York. A police raid on the bar erupted in to the three-night riot that is considered by many to have been the starting point of the gay liberation movement.
Gay man could face jail for helping ill partner die 25
2:18 PM — A north London man who helped his partner access assisted suicide in Switzerland could face a 14-year prison sentence.
Gay travel agent offers lesbian wedding and IVF holiday package 10
1:33 PM — Lesbian couples can now have a Spanish holiday package that includes a marriage ceremony and insemination treatment.
San Francisco lesbian barred from visiting partner in hospital 12
11:17 AM — A gay woman from San Francisco was prevented from visiting her partner in hospital after she suffered a seizure. The couple had been taking part in a 'Meet in the Middle' rally in support of same-sex marriage, when Kristin Orbin, who suffers from epilepsy, had a seizure.
15th June 2009
Housing associations ‘need to do more for LGBT residents’ 10
6:13 PM — Housing associations need to do far more for their LGBT residents, an industry expert has said. Bill Payne, the current chief executive of the Metropolitan housing association, has spoken out against the sub-standard service experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans residents.
IVF delay for gay parents in Australia 1
6:00 PM — Despite government legislation to allow gay couples access to IVF treatment in Victoria, Australia, many aspiring parents have had their applications delayed due to a lack of resources.
Gay postman awarded £2,400 by Royal Mail 21
5:51 PM — Liam Black, a postman from Chatham, Kent, has won £2,400 in an employment tribunal brought against the Royal Mail for “shocking and offensive” comments made about him by his boss Warren Taylor.
Homophobic bullying ‘widespread’ in Ireland 9
3:25 PM — Irish Minister for Children, Barry Andrews, has spoken out against the widespread nature of homophobic bullying in the country.