9th September 2008
Libraries asked to stock ex-gay literature 4
4:58 PM — A US organisation "devoted exclusively to exposing and countering the homosexual activist agenda" is backing a new campaign targeting public libraries.
Hungarian PM backs new anti-fascist group 1
3:10 PM — A new non-partisan organisation has been founded in Budapest to combat extremist violence in Hungary.
Thousands sign up for Liverpool Pride campaign 5
2:16 PM — A Facebook group created to support calls for Liverpool to have its own Pride event has attracted thousands of members.
Third of Romanians think gays should be punished 9
1:33 PM — A new poll conducted in the new EU nation of Romania has found high levels of prejudice against homosexuals and people living with HIV.
Stamp of approval for gay Olympic hero 7
12:23 PM — Australia has immortalised its gold medallists at the 2008 Beijing Olympics on a series of special commemorative stamps.
Anglican bishops to speak up for gay marriage 5
11:37 AM — The Episcopal Diocese of California is to take a stand against an attempt to stop same-sex marriage in the state.
8th September 2008
Bosnian press told to apologise over homophobic articles 1
3:49 PM — A human rights group in Bosnia has called on the editors of newspaper Dnevni Avaz and magazine SAFF to make a public apology after they printed homophobic articles.
Brokeback Mountain tops poll of gay movies 3
1:42 PM — The readers of gay entertainment website AfterElton.com have selected queer cowboy classic Brokeback Mountain as the Greatest Gay Movie Of All Time.
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.