23rd June 2008
Pride London’s special events for under 25s
5:18 PM — This year's Pride London festival kicks off well in advance of the main parade on 5 July - especially for the under 25s.
Gay designer to dress James Bond 1
4:14 PM — He may have been overlooked, along with many others, by the compilers of the Independent on Sunday's Pink List, but internationally-acclaimed designer Tom Ford is set to become even more famous.
Net addicts skip meals and sex in favour of porn and games
1:12 PM — The internet, one of wonders of the modern age, is in fact a place of sordid and unhealthy addiction, according to a leading psychiatrist.
21st June 2008
Film Review: Mamma Mia! 1
10:24 PM — If, a few years ago during the height of his James Bond-inspired superstardom, you’d told Pierce Brosnan that his next genuine global smash hit was going to be a musical, he’d probably have called security....
The Dark Knight: One of Heath Ledger’s final films reviewed 2
10:20 PM — When news emerged of Brokeback Mountain star Heath Ledger's untimely accidental death back in January this year, many film fans were shocked by the loss of such a promising, rising star whose portrayal of a closeted gay man changed perceptions of homosexuality across the world.
Film Review: Baby Mama
10:09 PM — You might well think: "This is another one of those chick flicks about a thirty-something woman trying to juggle a career and independence with the tick-tock of her biological clock...."
Film Review: City of Men
10:04 PM — Don’t be fooled by the fact that City of Men is being released by Disney’s grown-up arm Buena Vista – this is about as far from a Disney flick as you could hope to get.
Film Review: WALL-E
10:00 PM — You have to pity the producers of WALL-E, the latest computer-animated offering from the enviable partnership of Disney and Pixar. Despite the relative flop of their 2006 outing Cars, this pairing has a great track record of churning out the likes of The Incredibles, Finding Nemo, Monsters Inc, A Bug’s Life, and the Toy Story films.
Film Review: Journey to the Centre of the Earth 1
9:56 PM — Brendan Fraser’s career is an odd one. He’s still best known for his outings in the Indiana Jones-inspired Mummy franchise, to which he will be returning next month for the third direct sequel, not counting the spin-offs The Scorpion King and The Scorpion King 2.
Film Review: Kung Fu Panda
9:53 PM — It's summer, so it must be time for a big budget, all-star cast, computer-animated movie involving talking animals.
Film Review: Hancock 1
9:49 PM — It's summer and in recent years that’s meant one major certainty – a glut of superhero movies featuring characters ever more obscure to the non-comic-reading public.
20th June 2008
No pre-nup for Ellen and Portia
6:04 PM — Now that same-sex marriages are legal in the state of California, a slew of entertainers are quickly planning their nuptials.
Gay social networking site launched in Jamaica 2
2:42 PM — A new way for gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans people in the Caribbean to communicate and meet up has been launched.
“Gay” circus premieres in Barcelona
1:15 PM — Circus performance is the latest art form to be given a gay treatment with the creation of a "new notion of circus based on male and female acrobatics and oriented to a gay and lesbian friendly audience."
Civil servants to recreate Round Table at Pride
12:21 PM — This summer, the Civil Service Rainbow Alliance (CSRA) is making its third appearance at London Pride. Following this year's 'Myths and Fairytales' theme, the CSRA will be dressing up as various knights of the Round Table.
Cumming hailed as inspiration to gay youth 8
12:09 PM — Award-winning actor Alan Cumming is to be honoured by the US gay community after The Trevor Project called him an "inspiration" to youngsters.
19th June 2008
Carly Simon comments on lesbian rumours 1
5:32 PM — She’s back with a brand new album—the highest debuting release of her career, thanks in part to a partnership with Starbucks—and now, 62-year-old Carly Simon is finally putting to rest those lesbian rumours.
Cardiff will celebrate Pride in September
3:25 PM — The Welsh capital will have a Pride event this year following the cancellation of Cardiff Mardi Gras. Cardiff Pride will take place on Saturday 6th September on Coopers Field.
Turkish trans singer faces jail over Army comments 1
1:25 PM — A well-known trans performer in Turkey is facing jail after a TV outburst where she implied that military action against separatists is not worth soldier's lives.
18th June 2008
Hollyoaks: Max meets his end on his wedding day
11:08 PM — OB is distraught as Max lies dead in his arms. Tom and Steph are equally devastated. Steph asks OB to head back to the wedding party at The Dog and tell them what’s happened. That’s never going to be an easy task.