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  • 27th September 2008

    Film Review: How To Lose Friends And Alienate People

    Simon Pegg and Megan Fox star in How to Lose Friends and Alienate People. Photo Credit: Kerry Brown

    2:12 PM — British comedy's invasion of Hollywood continues apace. Ricky Gervais is hailed as a comedy god, with awards aplenty alongside appearances on cult favourites The Simpsons and computer game smash hit Grand Theft Auto IV, as well as a bunch of small roles in films such as Stardust and For Your Consideration, and his first starring role in a Hollywood movie coming up later this month.

  • Film Review: 88 Minutes

    Al Pacino plays a forensic psychologist in 88 Minutes

    2:08 PM — Al Pacino is undeniably one of the greatest actors in Hollywood history – a star whose name can pretty much ensure a film's commercial success, and bring cachet to projects that would otherwise barely merit a glance. His strong track record of picking interesting character pieces has given us some of the best performances of the last forty years, in films ranging from the Godfather trilogy (he's even good in the much-derided Part III) to his iconic turn in the 80s classic Scarface, through the over-the-top yet still fun turns he's given in movies such as The Devil's Advocate and Dick Tracey to smaller, more restrained character studies in the likes of The Insider and Glengarry Glen Ross.

  • Preview: Little Britain USA

    Matt Lucas as Mark & David Walliams as Tom (Credit: HBO/BBC)

    12:21 PM — Gay comedian Matt Lucas and David Walliams' multi-award-winning comic creation, Little Britain, is returning to television this Friday with a brand new series, Little Britain USA.

  • Hollyoaks: Mercedes discovers she may have HIV 1

    Hollyoaks is on Channel 4 daily

    11:48 AM — Malachy knows he needs to be a brave man this week. He has to tell Mercedes that he may have infected her with HIV, but quite understandably, he's dreading the thought of starting that conversation.

  • Hollyoaks: Tina tells Russ he’s a daddy

    Hollyoaks is on Channel 4 daily

    11:18 AM — Newt's having a weird week in Chester. He doesn't know how to cope with all of the attention he gets when Frankie and Darren hear about his success in the writing competition. But that's nothing compared to how he feels when he thinks he spots Jack alive. Darren is horrified when he finds out – probably a little panic stricken too.

  • 25th September 2008

    Bosnia gay festival closes after attacks at opening event 8

    The festival is to close after last night's violence

    5:52 PM — The organisers of a Queer Festival in Sarajevo have decided to close after some participants were attacked by an angry mob last night.

  • MAMA Group “delighted” at acquisition of Heaven 1

    Heaven is one of London's best-loved gay clubs

    5:36 PM — The new owners of London nightclub Heaven have said it is a "historical venue" with a "phenomenal reputation."

  • Awards celebrate contributions to black gay community

    Mz Fontaine, the lesbian rapper, was Woman of the Year

    4:31 PM — Individuals and organisations that have made a difference to the lives of black lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people have been honoured at the second Black LGBT Community Awards.

  • Bosnia must respect gay rights say MEPs 1

    Bosnia is a candidate for EU membership

    4:01 PM — The European Parliament's Intergroup on Gay and Lesbian Rights has condemned the violence at the Sarajevo Queer Festival yesterday as "cowardly behaviour."

  • Serbian official praises police response to gay festival violence

    Serbia is not a member of the EU

    2:56 PM — An independent ombudsman that protects the rights of citizens and controls the work of government agencies in Serbia has defended the rights of gay people to hold public gatherings.

  • Eight injured in attack on gay festival in Sarajevo 5

    The police said one of their officers was injured

    11:31 AM — A homophobic mob, some wearing long beards and chanting Muslim slogans, has attacked participants in a gay festival in Bosnia.

  • 24th September 2008

    US star Clay Aiken comes out 3

    Clay Aiken has confirmed he is gay

    3:13 PM — A popular American singer has appeared on the cover of People magazine with his baby son and confirmed he is gay.

  • Lindsay Lohan open about her relationship with Sam

    Lindsay Lohan has confirmed she is "going out" with Sam Ronson

    12:33 PM — Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan has confirmed she is "going out" with DJ Sam Ronson. There have been constant rumours about their relationship,

  • 23rd September 2008

    Sex and the City star shows support for gay families 1

    Cynthia Nixon is one of the stars of Sex and the City

    1:59 PM — An organisation that represents lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender headed families has attacted support from one of the most prominent out women in Hollywood.

  • Gay American TV characters reach all-time high

    The figures are welcomed as the survey demonstrated declining LGBT representation in television broadcasts in 2006-2007, and 2007-2008

    1:52 PM — The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) have announced that the number of gay and lesbian TV characters on broadcast networks will double this season.

  • G-A-Y confirms purchase of Heaven nightclub 4

    Heaven will be the new home of G-A-Y club nights

    1:29 PM — The group that owns G-A-Y has ended months of speculation and confirmed it has purchased Heaven nightclub.

  • 22nd September 2008

    Former Blue Peter presenter marries gay partner 1

    Mr Curry and Mr Sandle share a house and have been together for ten years

    3:51 PM — Mark Curry, who presented Blue Peter from 1986 to 1989, has entered a civil partnership with his partner Jeremy Sandle.

  • 21st September 2008

    Belgrade queer festival defiant after Fascist attack

    A group of 25 people were the victims of an "organised attack by fascists"

    12:21 PM — A group of 25 people were the victims of an "organised attack by fascists" after attending the 5th Queerbeograd festival in Belgrade.

  • George Michael arrested for drug offences 9

    George Michael was arrested on Friday

    12:07 PM — Pop star George Michael was arrested in a public toilet in Hampstead on Friday and later cautioned for possession of drugs.

  • 19th September 2008

    Trans singer wants to be known for her music 2

    Kim is aiming for the top of the charts

    11:08 AM — A teenage singing sensation who underwent gender reassignment treatments from the age of 12 is tipped for chart success.

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