8th September 2008
Brokeback Mountain tops poll of gay movies 3
1:42 PM — The readers of gay entertainment website AfterElton.com have selected queer cowboy classic Brokeback Mountain as the Greatest Gay Movie Of All Time.
Gay sex comedy comes to the West End
12:39 PM — A play about online encounters is to open in London's main theatre district next month. Blowing Whistles by Matthew Todd opens at Leicester Square Theatre on 23 October.
5th September 2008
Posters call for execution of gays as tensions mount over Sarajevo queer festival 3
6:37 PM — International observers have spoken out after tensions around the first ever gay festival in Bosnia intensified.
Cardiff Pride park event cancelled after heavy rain
5:32 PM — A celebration of gay Pride in a Cardiff park has been cancelled as the venue is waterlogged. Torrential rain has hit the Welsh capital and organisers finally conceded defeat earlier today.
Video: Excitement mounts as trailer for new Harvey Milk movie released 1
4:07 PM — The eagerly anticipated film Milk will premiere in the US on November 26th, and the producers have released a preview that indicates a strong performance from Sean Penn.
4th September 2008
Christian attempts private prosecution over erect Jesus statue 3
1:28 PM — The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead is facing a private prosecution after it exhibited a 1ft high statue of Jesus with an erection.
Sir Cliff Richard reveals identity of his male companion 24
12:17 PM — Legendary pop singer Sir Cliff Richard has revealed that he has shared his life with a former Roman Catholic priest for the last seven years.
Straight Pride attracts zero participants 6
11:56 AM — Plans for a so-called "Straight Pride" in New York, promoted by a reggae music label, appear to have backfired.
3rd September 2008
Gay icon Fran Drescher speaks up for same-sex marriage
5:30 PM — The star of TV comedy The Nanny has said that everyone should have the right to get married, gay or straight.
Firefighters claim they were sexually harassed at Pride 4
4:05 PM — Four firefighters in San Diego are claiming they suffered sexual harassment when they were required to take part in the city's Pride parade in 2007.
Cardiff prepares for Saturday Pride
2:41 PM — Wales' capital will celebrate Pride this weekend, replacing the annual Cardiff Mardi Gras, which was cancelled due to lack of community and financial support.
Westminster will not allow a new nightclub on G-A-Y site
1:20 PM — Plans for the redevelopment of the Tottenham Court area from the City of Westminster specifically rule out a nightclub on the present site of G-A-Y and Ghetto.
Tatchell attacks faux-gay pop sensation Katy Perry 9
12:46 PM — American singer Katy Perry has rejected criticism of her new single UR SO GAY.
2nd September 2008
Gay World Cup organisers hope more women will take up the game
4:14 PM — The team behind last week's International Gay and Lesbian Football Association World Championship in London said they were "delighted" that it passed off so successfully.
Cambridge Pink Festival attracts 12,000 revellers 1
2:10 PM — Organisers of a diversity festival in Cambridge said they were delighted at the record turnout on Saturday.
1st September 2008
Video: Teenage coming out movie wins short film award 4
5:22 PM — A quirky short film by gay teenagers about coming out has won the Best Film category in the first Kino Kids Film Festival in Kent.
Video: Local gays asked to be “Minnesota-nice” to visiting Republicans 5
2:24 PM — A tongue-in-cheek advertising campaign created by a Minneapolis-St Paul agency is encouraging the city's LGBT community to embrace the Republican National Convention.
Bosnia’s first gay festival criticised as “provocative” to Muslims 6
12:03 PM — A Muslim politician in Bosnia has criticised the country's gay community for holding an LGBT event that coincides with his religion's observance of Ramadan.
England wins gay football World Cup 1
10:33 AM — Stonewall Lions FC have triumphed at the International Gay and Lesbian Football Association (IGLFA) World Championship on Saturday.
29th August 2008
Manchester Pride a “purely commercial operation” claims gay business leader 20
5:14 PM — A leading member of Manchester's gay village has attacked the organisation and running of the city's Pride events.