17th July 2010
SDPL leader Marek Borowski promises to open Warsaw Pride if elected mayor 1
6:51 PM — Marek Borowski, leader of the Social Democracy of Poland party, has promised to open the next Warsaw Pride if elected mayor.
Thousands celebrate EuroPride as anti-gay protesters line the route 8
6:46 PM — Approximately 10,000 people took to the streets of Warsaw today to celebrate EuroPride 2010. Anti-gay protesters held up the parade several times, as marchers waited in 35° Celsius heat.
Gay Tory Nick Herbert attends EuroPride in Warsaw 17
6:42 PM — Gay Conservative MP Nick Herbert and British ambassador Ric Todd spoke to PinkNews.co.uk today at Warsaw's EuroPride. Mr Herbert and Mr Todd rode on the Fundacja Równości (Equality Foundation) truck during the parade, which was attended by approximately 10,000 people.
30th June 2008
Urban Outfitters denies chairman has homophobic views 10
10:47 AM — The chairman of high street retailer Urban Outfitters has donated thousands of dollars to a homophobic US Senator.
20th June 2008
Civil servants to recreate Round Table at Pride
12:21 PM — This summer, the Civil Service Rainbow Alliance (CSRA) is making its third appearance at London Pride. Following this year's 'Myths and Fairytales' theme, the CSRA will be dressing up as various knights of the Round Table.
16th June 2008
Roman Catholic adoption agency to discriminate against homosexuals through legal loophole 12
4:39 PM — A Roman Catholic adoption agency has said it will not comply with gay equality laws.
15th June 2008
EU may rebuke Gambian president over threats against gays 3
6:16 AM — European Union member governments have prepared a statement in response to the President of Gambia's recent threats to gay people.
13th June 2008
Dublin shows its Pride at 25 years of progress
9:00 PM — Dublin's 25th Gay Pride festival opens tonight with a launch party to mark the beginning of the ten day festival taking place in the George on South Great George's street.
Online bids open for a date with Apprentice contestant 1
1:31 PM — The Apprentice finalist Alex Wotherspoon has put himself up for auction on a charity website. Gay men have a chance, alongside everyone else, of bidding for a night out with the ex-model.
Canadian lesbian poet wins prestigious book prize
1:21 PM — A lesbian writer has been awarded the Trillium book prize for best poetry book. The Canadian poet Rachel Zolf won the award, as well as $10,000 (£5,010) prize money, for her book Human Resources.
Pop icon George Michael may retire to “quieter life”
12:05 PM — George Michael may be turning his back on the music business after concerts this summer. The 44-year-old pop star has sold more than 100 million records worldwide.
12th June 2008
Lesbian Vampire Killers movie angers campaigners 3
3:16 PM — An online group called Angry Lesbians has said it is outraged at a film that they say is "derogatory" to lesbians and women is being made.
Norway’s gay marriage law also grants new parental rights 2
12:18 PM — New legislation on same-sex marriage approved by the Norwegian parliament yesterday also extends parenting rights for gay and lesbian couples.
Lesbian parents get new rights in New South Wales
6:00 AM — The rights of lesbian parents in New South Wales, Australia have been expanded under laws passed by the state government.
11th June 2008
Comedy, music and literature at Europe’s biggest lesbian event
5:48 PM — Tickets for the York Lesbian Arts Festival (YLAF) 2008, Europe's biggest lesbian event, are on sale. The four day event returns to York this October.
Brazilian President calls homophobia a “perverse disease” 8
4:57 PM — The president of Brazil has become the first nation leader to launch a conference with the sole purpose of promoting gay equality.
No date set for Irish civil partnerships legislation 1
4:13 PM — Despite delays in bringing forward a bill to legalise civil unions in the Republic of Ireland, a draft version has been circulated to government departments.
Red Ribbon Award 2008 winners announced
1:27 PM — The United Nations Development Programme and the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS have announced the 25 winners of the Red Ribbon Award 2008.
Progress on gay rights in the Americas
10:47 AM — A group of nations in the Americas have passed a unanimous resolution condemning human rights voilations based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
George could make Wham! The Movie just a careless whisper
8:33 AM — Gay icon George Michael could stop plans for a Wham! film in its tracks. The 44-year-old pop star has sold in excess of 80 million records in a career spanning three decades.