29th August 2008
New Orleans gay party threatened by tropical storm
12:02 PM — As tropical storm Gustav barrels towards America's Gulf coast, the organisers of the New Orleans Southern Decadence gay celebration are watching its every move very carefully.
27th August 2008
“No credible threat” to Obama after assassination plot foiled 1
12:11 PM — A possible assassination attempt on presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee Barack Obama may have been foiled quite by accident.
Ricky Martin “elated” after birth of twins via surrogate mother 1
11:57 AM — Latin superstar Ricky Martin is the proud father of twin boys via a surrogate mother, his representatives have announced.
26th August 2008
‘N Sync star will have female partner in Dancing With The Stars 1
11:27 AM — The new cast for season seven of US show Dancing With the Stars was finally announced on ABC’s Good Morning America yesterday, and gay and lesbian fans are going to have a blast.
21st August 2008
Gay rights supporter Stephanie Tubbs Jones dies 1
4:09 PM — Ohio Representative and Democratic super-delegate Stephanie Tubbs Jones has died after suffering an aneurysm while driving her car on Tuesday night.
11th August 2008
No alimony for wife of gay ex-governor Jim McGreevey 1
10:08 AM — A New Jersey divorce court judge ruled on Friday that gay ex-Governor Jim McGreevey will not have to pay alimony to his ex-wife Dina Matos.
8th August 2008
Video: Kanye West asks his fans to turn their back on gay hate 5
10:29 AM — Rapper and record producer Kanye West took a moment during a concert at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night to denounce homophobia and anti-gay hate language.
7th August 2008
DEA orders actress to answer questions about Heath Ledger’s drugs
2:09 PM — America's Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has issued a subpoena to require actress Mary-Kate Olsen to testify in front of a grand jury.
Video: Paris Hilton responds to McCain ad with “bid” for White House
11:31 AM — Last week, presumptive Republican Presidential nominee John McCain used the images of poptart celebrities Paris Hilton and Britney Spears in a new campaign ad video.
6th August 2008
President Bush’s homophobia makes my blood boil says Lauper 4
12:42 AM — During a stop on her True Colours tour recently, gay rights advocate Cyndi Lauper blasted President George W Bush, calling him homophobic and anti-American.
4th August 2008
US HIV infection rate 40% higher than estimated
10:21 AM — A new study conducted for America's Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed the annual infection rate for HIV is 40% higher than previously estimated.
31st July 2008
Brokeback Bandit wanted by FBI
2:49 PM — In what is not likely to be regarded the most politically correct move on the part of the FBI, the organisation has branded a Seattle bank robber with the gay-themed moniker of "Brokeback Bandit."
30th July 2008
Lesbian couple both gave birth to twins on same day
10:52 AM — A lesbian couple who welcomed four new babies to their family on the same day are enjoying life as the proud parents of quads.
25th July 2008
Gay designers find love on the TV catwalk 2
12:58 PM — Wesley Nault, who was the second designer eliminated on US reality show Project Runway this season, has confirmed he is in a romantic relationship with another contestant.
24th July 2008
Vanity Fair parodies Obama ‘terrorist’ magazine cover 1
10:56 AM — Vanity Fair has stepped into the fray over a controversial New Yorker Magazine cover featuring a cartoon Barack Obama as a terrorist by issuing their own faked John McCain parody cover this week.
23rd July 2008
HIV vacccine trial cancelled because of safety concerns
1:38 PM — A research trial for the PAVE-100 AIDS vaccine planned in the U.S. has been cancelled over concerns that additional research is needed to prove the vaccine is safe.
18th July 2008
Fans mourn as lesbian singer Katie Reider dies aged 30 2
4:05 PM — Cincinnati-born singer-songwriter Katie Reider, an out lesbian active in the LGBT community, has died from complications resulting from a two year battle with a rare facial tumour.
Gay marriage ban will be on California ballot, court rules 1
11:51 AM — The California Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to remove a voter’s initiative seeking to ban same-sex marriage in the state from the November ballot.
14th July 2008
Bush pays tribute after death of former White House Press Secretary 1
9:25 PM — President George W. Bush issued a statement this weekend saying he and his wife, Laura Bush, were "really saddened" by the death of former White House Press Secretary Tony Snow.
Gay sex scandal politician dropped from McCain website 1
11:59 AM — Troy King, the chairman of John McCain’s Alabama Leadership Team, has been removed from the presumptive Republican Presidential nominee's website.