4th August 2008
Briton killed in Saudi accused of gay sexual assault 3
1:34 PM — An Egyptian man has confessed to stabbing to death 46-year-old Briton Stephen John Havering, a Bahrain resident in Saudi Arabia.
Lindsay Lohan anger after police chief says she has “gone gay” 2
11:30 AM — Lindsay Lohan has hit out at the Los Angeles police chief after he said she had "gone gay." Chief William Bratton made the remark while explaining why he does not support a crackdown on the paparazzi.
Teenager dies after ‘homophobic’ attack in Liverpool 10
10:40 AM — An 18-year-old who suffered serious injuries last month in an attack described by police as homophobic has died.
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.
3rd August 2008
Iris Robinson mocked by revellers at Belfast Pride 14
4:00 PM — Thousands attended yesterday's Gay Pride event in Belfast where DUP MP Iris Robinson, who is the wife of the first minister, was mocked.
1st August 2008
Plans for Soho’s ‘one stop shop’ for LGBT community move forward 2
4:55 PM — Plans for a LGBT centre offering health and social care services, business support and an exhibition space in Soho are moving forward.
Gloucester gays won’t let homophobia win as they gear up for Pride 2
3:16 PM — Organisers are putting the finishing touches to next weekend's Gloucestershire Pride, which is on August 9th.
Gay rights activist reappointed to NI Equality Commission
2:59 PM — One of Northern Ireland's most vocal advocates for gay rights has been reappointed to the province's Equality Commission.
Governor signs law allowing out of state gays to marry in Massachusetts 1
2:25 PM — The Governor of Massachusetts yesterday signed a bill that will allow gay and lesbian couples from other states to marry in Massachusetts.
Life in prison for couple convicted of murdering gay man
2:02 PM — A 22-year-old woman from Dover and her 27-year-old boyfriend have been found guilty of the murder of David Redman.
Tories to parade themselves at Brighton Pride 36
1:15 PM — The Conservative party's attempts to make itself appealing to the gay community continue this weekend with a float at tomorrow's Brighton Pride parade.
French gays concerned about new database that records sexual orientation 1
12:53 PM — The creation of a new French database, EDVIGE, is proving to be highly controversial. The database will be used by French intelligence services and police to collate information.
Entries pour in for LGBT arts festival 1
11:41 AM — A London LGBT arts festival is getting an enthusiastic response to an open call for submissions, with applications pouring in from around the world.
Archbishop of Canterbury “putting church unity before gay equality” 8
11:30 AM — The Anglican Church has been accused of betraying gay people across the world. OutRage!, the direct action group, held a protest yesterday at the Lambeth Conference.
31st July 2008
Two men banned from football grounds for homophobic chanting
4:41 PM — Two Preston North End fans have been banned from the club's ground for a year and fined by magistrates after they were convicted of public order offences after chanting homophobic slogans.
Lib Dems claim Equality Bill contains “blatant prejudice” against trans people 4
4:23 PM — The Liberal Democrats have accused the government of "leaving the door open to discrimination" against trans people.
INTERVIEW: Why the British Army joined forces with Stonewall
3:53 PM — The British Army's decision to join a programme designed to promote equality in the workplace has been widely welcomed.
Gene Robinson reveals that he needs a bodyguard and bulletproof vest 6
2:16 PM — The openly gay American Bishop of New Hampshire, Gene Robinson, has taken to wearing a bulletproof vest and walking with a bodyguard for fear of being attacked.
Dutch politician wants gays to be given constitutional protection
2:04 PM — An MP in Holland will use this Saturday's Amsterdam Pride to highlight the ways in which the country's government still discriminates against sexual minorities.
Iris Robinson reported to police over child abuse comments 4
1:43 PM — A Northern Irish MP has been reported to police over comments she made comparing homosexual acts to the sexual abuse of children.