10th December 2008
Mayor of Moscow’s message to gay Eurovision fans – stay off the streets 18
9:59 PM — The Mayor of Moscow has used a Eurovision Song Contest ceremony to warn gay people visiting the city for the event next year that they are not welcome on the streets.
Italian TV channel attacked for showing cut version of Brokeback Mountain 3
4:47 PM — Italy's national broadcaster has said it will show gay cowboy love story Brokeback Mountain in full after it came under fire for broadcasting a cut version.
Gay band to march in Presidential inauguration parade 2
1:15 PM — For the first time in American history, a gay group has been asked to march in the Inaugural Parade.
9th December 2008
Cumming to miss film premiere for Obama inauguration 3
5:46 PM — Actor Alan Cumming will be in Washington next month for the inauguration of Barack Obama. The President-elect of the United States will take the oath of office on January 20th.
Beautiful Thing debut brings tale of British gay teens to Shanghai 1
3:25 PM — One of the most acclaimed plays about teenage gay experience is to open in the Chinese city of Shanghai later this month.
Same-sex marriage bans lead to Day Without A Gay protests 3
1:27 PM — A novel form of civil protest will be practised by gays in the US tomorrow. For those angry at bans on gay marriage, tomorrow is the Day Without A Gay.
Comment: Moscow Pride organisers appeal to Council of Europe
12:21 PM — The organisers of Moscow Pride have written to the Human Rights Commissioner of the Council of Europe - the event has been banned every year.
8th December 2008
Cliff Richard “loves” the enigma surrounding his sexuality 14
1:48 PM — Veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard has described his sex life as an enigma. Sir Cliff, 68, is one of the UK's best-known Christians, has been the victim of persistent rumours and innuendo about his sexuality.
Gay comedian apologises for Shannon Matthews gag 9
1:34 PM — Alan Carr has said sorry for calling a mother convicted last week of kidnapping her own child a "gay icon."
6th December 2008
Coronation Street Spoilers: Maria wants the truth about Liam’s death
8:12 PM — Maria is stunned to find out that Tony knew about the Carla and Liam footage of them kissing and her head starts to race with unanswered questions. She tells Tom that she wants to find out the truth and goes about questioning Dev and then Tyrone, who tells he that Jason reckoned the driver of the car didn't swerve or put the brakes on. This is all Maria needs to hear and she seizes on the news as proof Liam's death was no accident.
Hollyoaks Spoilers: Will Mandy and Louise plot Warren’s downfall?
8:05 PM — Louise plots Warren's downfall as their wedding day approaches. Concerned by Mandy's involvement in the wedding plans, Warren offers her £5,000 to leave Hollyoaks forever. But Mandy has other plans as she wants to help Louise so they can both get their revenge.
EastEnders Spoilers: What’s in store for Whitney’s 16th Birthday?
8:03 PM — The day of Whitney's 16th birthday finally arrives and she is ready to leave the square with Tony – but he starts to stall and asks her to wait until Christmas or the New Year. She isn't happy with what he is saying and then Bianca makes her feel hugely guilty by presenting her with a china doll – to replace the one her birth mother had given her, but which got broken in one of the family's countless moves.
Emmerdale Spoilers: Does Nicola upset Pollard’s plans for the church?
7:57 PM — Jasmine is plagued by nightmares following the disposal of Shane's body. Debbie and Eli do their best to help and burn evidence as they tell Jasmine to try and carry on as normal. She finally resolves not to let Shane's murder ruin her life and she gets on with writing a story about the possible church closure. Debbie is relieved but can the girls get on with their lives?
5th December 2008
Boy George convicted of false imprisonment 4
11:33 AM — Pop star and DJ Boy George was found guilty of false imprisonment by a jury in London earlier today. He will be sentenced next month.
Graham Norton to replace Terry Wogan as host of Eurovision 2
9:12 AM — Gay comic Graham Norton is to replace Sir Terry Wogan as the British host of Eurovision. The appointment comes just days after Norton attempted to quash rumours he would replace Sir Terry.
4th December 2008
South African journalist to face equality court over homophobic article 4
4:34 PM — Gay rights advocates in South Africa have expressed delight that after pickets and protest the country's Human Rights Commission are to take a journalist to court over a homophobic newspaper article.
Homophobic preacher stands by Leviticus quote in banned advert 9
2:27 PM — The leader of Sandown Free Presbyterian Church has claimed that a ruling by the Advertising Standards Authority interferes with religious freedom.
3rd December 2008
Charity for gay homeless teens rebrands to reach new generation of kids in need 1
3:44 PM — The Albert Kennedy Trust has unveiled its new corporate identity and logo. The charity works with young lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people whose families have rejected them or are unable to care for them.
Boy George declines to give evidence at his trail
11:52 AM — Pop singer and DJ Boy George will not to give evidence at his trial for allegedly imprisoning a male prostitute at his London flat.
Brian Paddick voted off reality show I’m A Celebrity
11:40 AM — Former candidate for Mayor of London Brian Paddick has become the sixth person to be voted off the ITV reality show I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here!