12th June 2008
Madonna’s estranged brother to write tell-all book
11:06 AM — He served as the artistic director for Truth or Dare and then again for her Girlie Show Tour. Then, by most accounts, Madonna and brother Christopher Ciccone had a falling out.
11th June 2008
Comedy, music and literature at Europe’s biggest lesbian event
5:48 PM — Tickets for the York Lesbian Arts Festival (YLAF) 2008, Europe's biggest lesbian event, are on sale. The four day event returns to York this October.
EXCLUSIVE: Harriet Harman to attend Pride London 5
4:42 PM — LGBT Labour has announced that the Secretary of State for Equality will be attending Pride in London later this year.
Fancy a trip to New York? Go to Barcelona
3:18 PM — It is that time of year again, when we all get to travel, sightsee and even do some good for our society. Gay rights organisation Stonewall is inviting the public to join the Barcelona Equality Walk.
George could make Wham! The Movie just a careless whisper
8:33 AM — Gay icon George Michael could stop plans for a Wham! film in its tracks. The 44-year-old pop star has sold in excess of 80 million records in a career spanning three decades.
Lincolnshire Pride postponed until 2009
6:20 AM — Due to lack of funding, the Lincolnshire Pride committee are postponing this year's event. Organisers have decided to carry over the money and support raised to 2009.
10th June 2008
Pride London unveils magazine
11:05 AM — Pride London has started distribution of their new magazine to accompany the two-week festival this summer. The 2008 magazine has a different format and design.
9th June 2008
Equality chief denies wrongdoing over Big Brother payments 1
6:07 PM — A company set up by the chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission gave paid advice to Channel 4 over the Big Brother race row last year.
Volunteers needed for Brighton Pride
3:11 PM — Pride in Brighton and Hove needs various volunteers to help at the summer event in August. The highly successful carnival is in its 16th year.
Dragons Den star to share business acumen with gay entrepreneurs
10:48 AM — Two of the 'dragons' from the popular BBC programme Dragon's Den are to speak at a series of events for gay professionals.
7th June 2008
We never said Clinton had sex with actress claims Vanity Fair
4:51 PM — Magazine Vanity Fair has come underfire from both former US President Bill Clinton and gay and lesbian icon Gina Gershon for an article alleging her friendship with him might have gone to the next level.
6th June 2008
TiVo in hot water over links to homophobes 4
1:40 PM — One of America's coolest brands risks alienating the gay community after its links with an organisation that fights against equality were questioned.
Sober gays will gather at EuroPride
12:34 PM — Special events for the thousands of gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans men and women in Europe who are in recovery from alcoholism will be held alongside this year's EuroPride.
Gay youth to picnic in Soho Square 2
4:34 AM — London's largest gathering of LGBT youth will take place in the centre of the city later this month. They will gather in Soho Square on Friday 20th June for the 'OutZone Summer Picnic'.
5th June 2008
Big Brother features a gay – again 5
11:46 PM — The ninth series of Channel Four's Big Brother has begun with the most ever housemates, 16 that the programme has ever seen.
Celebs and politicians old and new mark AIDS Trust’s 21st
4:01 PM — The National Aids Trust has celebrated their 21st anniversary at Home House, the private members club in London.
Gone Baby Gone
3:29 PM — It’s hard not to feel a bit sorry for Ben Affleck. After several years as a jobbing bit-part actor he landed his big break with an Oscar for the screenplay for Good Will Hunting, co-written with his best friend Matt Damon.
3:28 PM — Everyone likes a good prison break, as the producers of the American TV show of the same name can happily attest, now that they’re on their fourth series – despite the titular escape having successfully happened at the end of the first.
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
3:28 PM — After the success of Peter Jackson’s gloriously ambitious adaptation of JRR Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy, it was surely only a matter of time before Hollywood got around to tackling that other great mid-20th century fantasy series, CS Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia.
3:28 PM — Be honest, when was the last time you saw a movie from Kazakhstan? Most of us could barely point it out on a map, let alone name any of this mysterious Central Asian country’s cultural achievements.