6th June 2008
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.
Gay youth to picnic in Soho Square 2
4:34 AM — London's largest gathering of LGBT youth will take place in the centre of the city later this month. They will gather in Soho Square on Friday 20th June for the 'OutZone Summer Picnic'.
London team prepares for rugby’s Bingham Cup
2:30 AM — Gay rugby club the Kings Cross Steelers is off to Dublin for the Bingham Cup on Sunday and players are looking forward to a good luck send off at the Two Brewers on Clapham High Street.
5th June 2008
New York state Assembly passes gender identity discrimination bill 1
5:25 PM — The US state of New York's Assembly yesterday voted to include gender identity and expression in anti-discrimination protections.
Homophobic governments block gays from UN AIDS conference
4:59 PM — Lesbian and gay and sexual health groups from Jamaica, Zimbabwe and Egypt have been excluded from a major international conference on HIV/AIDS organised by the United Nations General Assembly.
New caucus in US Congress will campaign for LGBT rights
4:43 PM — A cross-party group of US Congressmen and women have formed a new campaign to push for greater rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans Americans.
Celebs and politicians old and new mark AIDS Trust’s 21st
4:01 PM — The National Aids Trust has celebrated their 21st anniversary at Home House, the private members club in London.
Interview: New Hampshire’s ‘turbulent priest’ and the fight for gay acceptance
3:27 PM — Controversy and Bishop Gene Robinson go hand in hand. Ever since his election as the first openly gay bishop in the American Anglican Church, he has rarely been out of the headlines.
Questions over police behaviour at Riga Pride 2
1:14 PM — Members of the European, Danish and Swedish parliaments have criticised the civic authorities in Riga over the way this year's Pride event was handled.
More homophobia from Polish politicians 5
12:38 PM — A gay parent who is in a sexual relationship should have their children taken from them, a politician in Poland has claimed.
Unions and business join forces to push diversity in the workplace
12:15 PM — The Confederation of British Industry and the Trades Union Congress have launched a joint report promoting diversity in the workplace.
Change to age of consent given parliamentary approval 1
12:02 PM — Northern Ireland will be brought into line with the rest of the UK after MPs approved legislation to reduce the age of consent in the province from 17 to 16.
4th June 2008
California Supreme Court rejects delay in gay marriage
6:19 PM — Gay couples will be able to get married in America's most populous state from June 17th. The California Supreme Court denied requests to delay their landmark decision.
New website campaign wants club drug criminalised 1
9:15 AM — A drug common on the club scene is "massively misunderstood" and sales should be banned, claims a new online campaign. GHB (Gamma Hydroxy Butyrate) is already Class C drug.
Soho village fete to raise money and awareness for GALOP
8:00 AM — Last minute preparations are underway in the run up to 'Galop Big Gay Fete.' The fete will take place this Saturday in St Anne's Church, Soho.
Bournemouth ready for three days of partying in July
1:00 AM — As Britain gets ready for a summer of LGBT Pride festivals, the countdown begins to Bournemouth's fifth annual bournefree festival.
3rd June 2008
Advice for gays considering a holiday in the Gambia – try Greece 9
8:16 PM — Gambia is fast becoming a popular holiday destination among British holiday goers. Log onto any large travel agency website and it won't be long before your blitzed with deals.
Greek mayor charged over gay weddings
6:11 PM — A prosecutor on the Greek island of Rhodes has begun legal proceedings against a local Mayor who married two same-sex couples this morning. The Justice minister said that the civil cermonies were illegal.
Turkey’s gays invite world to Pride week
6:00 PM — The courts may just have ordered them to close down, but Turkey's leading LGBT group is planning a week-long celebration of gay life.
UK updates travel advice for the Gambia 1
4:55 PM — British tourists in the Gambia are being advised that the government there is "actively enforcing" laws against gay people.