10th June 2008
Free 15 minute HIV tests available in Soho
11:43 AM — A walk in clinic in the heart of London's gay village is encouraging gay and bi men to take advantage of their free, rapid HIV testing.
US company helps HIV+ men become fathers
11:09 AM — Men living with HIV are finding new hope of creating biological families with their own sperm through a new programme created by the California-based Growing Generations.
Pride London unveils magazine
11:05 AM — Pride London has started distribution of their new magazine to accompany the two-week festival this summer. The 2008 magazine has a different format and design.
9th June 2008
Gay groups gain observer status at UN
4:13 PM — One of Europe's best-known gay rights organisations has been recommended for consultative status at the United Nations.
Volunteers needed for Brighton Pride
3:11 PM — Pride in Brighton and Hove needs various volunteers to help at the summer event in August. The highly successful carnival is in its 16th year.
UNAIDS expresses concern over Uganda arrests
1:39 PM — A senior official of the UN organisation tasked with fighting the AIDS epidemic has said he is looking forward to the "safe and imminent release" of three gay rights activists.
From Athens to Sheffield, gays march with Pride 1
12:53 PM — The UK showed its support for Poland’s gay community on Saturday as the Rainbow flag flew from the British Embassy in Warsaw during the city’s Pride festival.
Gay bishop ties the knot in New Hampshire
12:00 PM — The man at the eye of the storm battering the Anglican communion celebrated his same-sex relationship with a civil union ceremony and a church blessing on Saturday.
Rome Pride parade targets Berlusconi and Benedict
11:29 AM — Italy's LGBT population demonstrated their displeasure at the Vatican and their government on Saturday with a colourful march through the streets of Rome.
Dragons Den star to share business acumen with gay entrepreneurs
10:48 AM — Two of the 'dragons' from the popular BBC programme Dragon's Den are to speak at a series of events for gay professionals.
7th June 2008
Interview: THT’s policy chief on gay blood, drugs and controversial campaigns 7
8:14 PM — Sexual health charities are one of the most complained about groups working within the gay community. While they broadly command the support of the pink press, there is consistent criticism of their ad campaigns.
Homosexuality a destructive sin, claims “caring” Russian Orthodox Church 4
5:35 PM — A senior Russian Archpriest has said the country's Orthodox Church cares for gay and lesbian people and accepts them, but their sexual orientation is a "destructive sin."
Police to investigate Iris Robinson over homophobic comments 45
4:40 PM — The Police Service of Northern Ireland will investigate whether the wife of the province's First Minister is guilty of a hate crime after she called homosexuality disgusting, loathsome, nauseating, wicked and vile.
6th June 2008
MP reacts to homophobic assualt by suggesting “ex-gay” therapy for victim 33
3:11 PM — The wife of the First Minister of Northern Ireland has caused controversy with her born-again Christian outlook on life.
Rainbow flag to fly over second British embassy 6
2:53 PM — Warsaw holds its Pride march tomorrow, and in a mark of solidarity the Rainbow flag will fly next to the Union flag over the British embassy in the city.
Muslim gang attacks gay catwalk model 46
2:45 PM — Gay people in Holland have been shocked by a public attack on a gay man in Amsterdam. Model Mike Du Pree was taking part in a fashion show to promote tolerance.
TiVo in hot water over links to homophobes 4
1:40 PM — One of America's coolest brands risks alienating the gay community after its links with an organisation that fights against equality were questioned.
Man left for dead in homophobic assault
12:53 PM — Police in Northern Ireland are investigating an attack on a 27-year-old man in Newtownabbey. Stephen Scott was attacked by three young men on Wednesday night.
Sober gays will gather at EuroPride
12:34 PM — Special events for the thousands of gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans men and women in Europe who are in recovery from alcoholism will be held alongside this year's EuroPride.
Nick Clegg will speak at Pride London
12:07 PM — The leader of the Liberal Democrats has become the latest politician to confirm he will speak at London's Pride event next month.