8th September 2008
THT foreign language leaflets target migrant gay men
1:25 PM — A sexual health charity has launched a new website and printed materials in six languages in an attempt to reach migrants.
New group to pressure US government on gay rights worldwide 2
12:53 PM — An openly gay former US Ambassador is to work as an adviser to a new coalition of gay and straight human rights groups.
Gay sex comedy comes to the West End
12:39 PM — A play about online encounters is to open in London's main theatre district next month. Blowing Whistles by Matthew Todd opens at Leicester Square Theatre on 23 October.
Colombian police get LGBT training
10:48 AM — 650 police officers in Bogota, Colombia, have taken part in a workshop run by an LGBT group on the rights of the community.
7th September 2008
Vice Presidential candidate’s church supports “ex-gay” movement 8
8:13 PM — A church attended by Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin has been advertising a conference that promises to "cure" gay people.
Greens aim for Westminster as first party leader elected 2
3:31 PM — The Green party in England and Wales has elected Caroline Lucas as their first leader with more than 90% of the vote.
Subway employee sacked over gay porn career 22
2:12 PM — A 22-year-old has been fired from a branch of sandwich chain Subway after a customer recognised him from his gay porn work and complained.
5th September 2008
Posters call for execution of gays as tensions mount over Sarajevo queer festival 3
6:37 PM — International observers have spoken out after tensions around the first ever gay festival in Bosnia intensified.
City awaits murder trial as gay teen memorial fund established 2
5:55 PM — Two men from the Huyton area of Merseyside will go on trial next year for the murder of a gay teenager.
Cardiff Pride park event cancelled after heavy rain
5:32 PM — A celebration of gay Pride in a Cardiff park has been cancelled as the venue is waterlogged. Torrential rain has hit the Welsh capital and organisers finally conceded defeat earlier today.
NHS hit by loss of sexual health data
5:03 PM — A memory stick containing information about the STI tests of 146 people has gone missing from the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.
Video: Excitement mounts as trailer for new Harvey Milk movie released 1
4:07 PM — The eagerly anticipated film Milk will premiere in the US on November 26th, and the producers have released a preview that indicates a strong performance from Sean Penn.
Asylum campaigners to protest in Cardiff 2
2:19 PM — A campaign group who want to overturn the decision to deport a gay asylum seeker will protest in Cardiff tomorrow, the day of the city's Pride event.
5% of Beijing gays are HIV+ say health authorities
1:39 PM — The number of gay men in the Chinese capital who have HIV is much larger than previously thought.
British Army to host LGBT conference
12:43 PM — The most senior solider in the British Army will show his support for gay troops next month when he attends the fourth Armed Forces LGBT Conference in London.
4th September 2008
Welsh Anglicans unlikely to appoint gay man as bishop 3
2:55 PM — The leaders of the Anglican Church in Wales have played down suggestions that a prominent gay man could be selected as the next Bishop of Bangor.
Gay man stabbed seven times in homophobic knife attack 34
2:02 PM — An attack on a gay man in east London is being treated as attempted murder. The 20-year-old, known only as Olly, was set upon by a gang of five youths.
Australia’s gay rights bill promotes polygamy claims opposition
12:45 PM — Gay rights activists in Australia have welcomed a new bill that aims to ensure equal treatment for gay and lesbian couples.
Straight Pride attracts zero participants 6
11:56 AM — Plans for a so-called "Straight Pride" in New York, promoted by a reggae music label, appear to have backfired.
3rd September 2008
France to ask UN for universal decriminalisation of homosexuality 7
9:54 PM — The French minister of human rights and foreign affairs has confirmed that she will appeal at the United Nations for the universal decriminalisation of homosexuality.