27th September 2008
Film Review: How To Lose Friends And Alienate People
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
11:08 AM — A teenage singing sensation who underwent gender reassignment treatments from the age of 12 is tipped for chart success.