28th July 2008
Unanswered questions over Pride shooting say family
10:48 AM — The San Diego pride shooting death of a 37-year-old bodybuilder/dancer who jumped off a harbour cruise and allegedly attacked a cop during an attempted rescue has left several unanswered questions.
25th July 2008
Kylie tipped to perform as G-A-Y leaves the Astoria 1
6:06 PM — The phrase end of an era is overused, but in the case of London's most famous gay club it feels appropriate. G-A-Y will top off 15 years at the Astoria with a suitably extravagant final night this Saturday.
Teen accused of shooting gay classmate to be tried as an adult 2
5:31 PM — A judge in California has ruled that that a 14-year-old boy who is to stand trial for the murder of his classmate be dealt with as if he were an adult.
Belfast Pride given permission to go ahead – Iris invited
5:16 PM — The Northern Ireland Parades Commission has given permission for Belfast Pride to go ahead on August 2nd without any restrictions.
No BNP rally on the day of Stoke Pride
5:00 PM — The British National Party will not be holding a rally in Stoke on Trent on the same day as the city's Pride event.
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.
Will David Cameron attend Alan Duncan’s gay ‘wedding’? 3
12:50 PM — One of the most senior members of the Conservative party will enter into a civil partnership today. Up to 300 people are thought to have been invited to a celebration of Alan Duncan's nuptials.
Cardiff to celebrate Pride in September
12:12 PM — The 2008 Cardiff Pride will see men and women separated as new features kick start a fresh approach to the gay festival.
Muslim Congressman “honoured” to join fight for gay equality
11:56 AM — The first Muslim to be elected to the United States Congress has given very public support to gay rights.
HIV drugs extend life by more than a decade
11:14 AM — A Bristol University study of more than 43,000 people living with HIV has found that better treatments increase their life expectancy by 13 years.
Gay Iranian denied refugee status by UN
10:57 AM — A gay couple who fled to Turkey from Iran may be separated after the United Nations accepted one man's case and denied the other.
24th July 2008
US Congress holds first hearing on gays in the military 2
2:51 PM — Yesterday the United State House of Representatives Armed Services Committee's Military Personnel Subcommittee held the first hearing into a possible repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.
German court rules forced divorces for trans people unconstitutional
2:08 PM — A ruling by Germany's Federal Constitutional Court has been hailed as a major victory for the trans community.
Gaydar expands its radio reach to Australia
12:14 PM — The UK's most popular gay radio station is to launch in Australia later this year. GaydarRadio has won armfuls of awards and is broadcast in the UK on Sky and globally online.
Gays to show their Pride in a city with nine BNP councillors 6
11:40 AM — Stoke on Trent's third annual Pride march has come under fire from local BNP supporters. One disgruntled local branded Pride "a disgusting 'thrusting in our faces' of homosexuality."
Gay bashing preacher pickets local newspaper offices 19
11:21 AM — When journalist Dan O'Neil wrote a comment piece for the South Wales Echo asking the question, "If God considers gays an abomination, why did he create them?" he probably did not expect the reaction he got.
Gay asylum seekers to be discussed at Lib Dem conference
11:05 AM — Rights for LGBT asylum seekers will be one of the primary focuses at the Lid Dem conference to be held in Bournemouth in September.
23rd July 2008
Cruising arrest was “huge relief” claims George Michael
5:34 PM — Pop singer George Michael has said that he deliberately got himself arrested for cruising in a public toilet in LA ten years ago.
Gay advocacy groups get consultative status at United Nations
5:00 PM — Two sexual orientation and gender identity rights groups have been given consultative status by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
Army welcomed into Stonewall workplace programme
2:55 PM — The British Army's decision to join a programme designed to promote equality in the workplace was welcomed with a champagne reception last night.