31st July 2008
Video: McCain compares Obama to Britney and Paris Hilton
3:00 PM — With less than one hundred days left before Americans head to the polls to elect the next President of the United States, things are getting decidedly nastier.
Brokeback Bandit wanted by FBI
2:49 PM — In what is not likely to be regarded the most politically correct move on the part of the FBI, the organisation has branded a Seattle bank robber with the gay-themed moniker of "Brokeback Bandit."
Gay author’s inclusion on Booker longlist upsets chattering classes 2
1:27 PM — The acclaimed thriller Child 44's appearance on the 'longlist' of nominees for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction has upset some in the high-minded literary types.
30th July 2008
South African radio host leads protests against homophobic journalist 2
1:49 PM — 200 people protested yesterday outside the Sunday Sun newspaper's offices in Johannesburg against a controversial homophobic article from columnist Jon Qwelane.
Second homophobic assault in Stockholm linked to EuroPride
12:38 PM — Police in the Swedish capital Stockholm have said that an assault on two men in the early hours of this morning was a hate crime.
Stonewall FC wins gold at EuroGames 2008
11:21 AM — An English football team has picked up more silverwear at the EuroGames in Barcelona. Stonewall FC won the soccer tournament, beating old rivals Cologne 2 - 0 in the finals.
29th July 2008
Second annual Tranny Olympics to coincide with Beijing thing 1
5:18 PM — Just 24 hours after the Olympics begin in Beijing, The Macbeth pub in London's Shoreditch will play host to its very own sporting event.
Video: Andrew and George may reform Wham! for one last gig
1:44 PM — Camp pop band Wham! are set for a one off reunion, according to reports. The group, made up of Andrew Ridgley and gay artist George Michael, formed in 1981.
Cyber centre for LGBT silver surfers opens in New York
12:36 PM — SAGE, the world's oldest and largest non-profit agency dedicated to serving and advocating for LGBT older people, has opened a fully-equipped Cyber Centre at their offices in New York City.
US complaints lead to Mr T ad being pulled from UK screens 12
12:02 PM — An advertising campaign featuring A-Team star Mr T has been withdrawn after concerns it may be offensive to gay men. In the ad Mr T calls a speed walker in tight shorts "a disgrace to the man race."
Six day festival of gay Pride in Foyle will include “Iris tribute”
11:44 AM — The gay community in the Foyle region of Northern Ireland will celebrate Pride next month with an "Iris Robinson tribute."
28th July 2008
South African gays protest against homophobic journalist 1
5:18 PM — A columnist for South Africa's fastest growing newspaper, Sunday Sun, has caused protests after the July 20th publication of his controversial article '"Call me names, but gay is NOT okay...".
Pink Paper website will be back “shortly” after a week offline 2
3:25 PM — A spokesperson for Millivres Prowler Group has told PinkNews.co.uk that the company's websites should be up and running again in the very near future.
Sophie Ellis Bextor to headline at Manchester Pride
12:56 PM — The organisers of Manchester's Big Weekend celebrations have announced that multi-platinum selling singer songwriter Sophie Ellis Bextor will perform at this year's event.
27th July 2008
Film Review: The Mummy – Tomb of the Dragon Emperor 3
11:18 AM — When the first Mummy film came out nearly a decade ago, many film fans approached it with a sense of deep trepidation. It was, after all, being billed as a remake of the 1932 Boris Karloff classic. It’s one of those sacred film texts, almost up there with Citizen Kane and Casablanca, that many film buffs felt should never be remade.
Film Review: The X-Files – I Want to Believe
11:12 AM — It's nearly fifteen years since Mulder and Scully first burst onto our screens, creating one of the TV fads of the nineties. For pretty much the first time, it became acceptable to watch a show revolving around aliens, ghosts and assorted other ghoulies.
Film Review: The Love Guru
11:06 AM — Ever since his big screen breakthrough with the comedy classic Wayne’s World back in 1992, Mike Myers has been Hollywood gold. To date, pretty much every film in which he’s starred has done well both critically and commercially, with even the disappointments – like 1993’s So I Married an Axe Murderer and last year’s Shrek the Third – only being moaned about thanks to the high standards of Myers’ previous outings.
The wrong Minogue- G-A-Y fans disappointed as it closes without Kylie
10:54 AM — Feverish speculation that Kylie Minogue would be the last act to perform at London's G-A-Y night at the Astoria turned out to be false.
Hollyoaks: Darren gets a phone call from his “dead” dad
12:29 AM — Frankie is still putting a brave face on in Hollyoaks village this week. She's doing her best to keep things going at The Dog, but is finding life hard without Jack.
25th July 2008
Kylie tipped to perform as G-A-Y leaves the Astoria 1
6:06 PM — The phrase end of an era is overused, but in the case of London's most famous gay club it feels appropriate. G-A-Y will top off 15 years at the Astoria with a suitably extravagant final night this Saturday.