6th August 2008
MTV and MySpace join forces to promote HIV awareness
11:10 AM — MTV Networks International (MTVNI) and MySpace have announced the launch of Untold Stories, an interactive story-writing competition.
President Bush’s homophobia makes my blood boil says Lauper 4
12:42 AM — During a stop on her True Colours tour recently, gay rights advocate Cyndi Lauper blasted President George W Bush, calling him homophobic and anti-American.
5th August 2008
Review: k.d. lang dances for the crowd at Cambridge Folk Festival 1
6:07 PM — This year’s Cambridge Folk Festival had perhaps the ultimate line-up. Young guns such as Quebec’s traditional French folk outfit Mauvais Sort rocked the crowds.
Drag relay and 50m mince highlights of gay sports day
4:02 PM — The gay men’s health charity GMFA and the Royal Vauxhall Tavern will once again host gay sports day on Bank Holiday Monday, 25th August.
India’s gay prince charms EuroPride 1
1:49 PM — Hundreds of thousands of people braved pouring rain in Stockholm on Saturday at this year's colourful EuroPride parade.
South Carolina tourism director speaks up for gay tube adverts 1
12:59 PM — Amid the row about adverts in London promoting South Carolina as a gay destination, the head of the state's tourism agency said yesterday he wanted the campaign to continue.
4th August 2008
Brighton’s Pride shines through British summer weather
4:13 PM — It may have rained on the parade, but for the tens of thousands of people in Brighton for the city's Pride events it was, as ever, a great day out.
Dutch ministers join 500,000 revellers at Amsterdam Pride
2:29 PM — Senior members of the government of the Netherlands have taken part in the annual Amsterdam Pride celebrations for the first time.
National Radio Hall of Fame honour for homophobe angers gay activists 1
2:03 PM — James Dobson’s Focus on the Family Daily radio show will become the first religious radio programme inducted into America's National Radio Hall of Fame this November.
Ludacris ode to Obama not welcomed by candidate 1
12:49 PM — Grammy Award-winning rapper and rabid Barack Obama backer Ludacris recently decided to express his support for the Democratic Presidential hopeful in song.
Video: American fans think Ant and Dec are gay 2
12:09 PM — TV presenters Ant and Dec have been forced to deny they’re gay in a bid to rescue their faltering career in America. The Geordie duo discussed their sexuality on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live show.
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.
1st August 2008
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.
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.
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.
31st July 2008
Hollyoaks: Jack returns from the dead
3:13 PM — Darren is starting to seriously panic about the inquest into Jack's death. That's understandable, isn't it? They might find out he's not actually dead.
Video: McCain compares Obama to Britney and Paris Hilton
3:00 PM — With less than one hundred days left before Americans head to the polls to elect the next President of the United States, things are getting decidedly nastier.
Brokeback Bandit wanted by FBI
2:49 PM — In what is not likely to be regarded the most politically correct move on the part of the FBI, the organisation has branded a Seattle bank robber with the gay-themed moniker of "Brokeback Bandit."
Gay author’s inclusion on Booker longlist upsets chattering classes 2
1:27 PM — The acclaimed thriller Child 44's appearance on the 'longlist' of nominees for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction has upset some in the high-minded literary types.
30th July 2008
South African radio host leads protests against homophobic journalist 2
1:49 PM — 200 people protested yesterday outside the Sunday Sun newspaper's offices in Johannesburg against a controversial homophobic article from columnist Jon Qwelane.