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.
Brighton to play host to Euro gay sailing regatta 2
4:43 PM — Gays will be setting sail for the 8th annual Euro Gay Cup next month. The competition returns to Brighton Marina.
Leicester LGBT to hold week of celebrations
4:36 PM — The East Midlands city of Leicester is set for a week-long celebration of LGBT life next month. An "eclectic and exciting" schedule has been planned.
Village Drinks to launch new media club for gay professionals
4:26 PM — One of the UK's leading social networking communities has announced ambitious plans for a media club.
Competition and friendship at gay soccer world cup in London
3:31 PM — The world's largest gay football event got underway with a series of matches on Bank Holiday Monday in Regents Park.
New Orleans gay party threatened by tropical storm
12:02 PM — As tropical storm Gustav barrels towards America's Gulf coast, the organisers of the New Orleans Southern Decadence gay celebration are watching its every move very carefully.
28th August 2008
Win a walk-on part in The L Word 1
7:23 PM — A human rights organisation that works to end violence and discrimination against women and girls is auctioning a unique prize to raise funds.
Lindsay Lohan’s father claims she is being “used” by Samantha
3:00 PM — Fallen starlet Lindsay Lohan’s oft-rumoured girlfriend DJ Samantha Ronson is planning to pen a tell-all and Lohan’s father Michael Lohan is fuming about it.
Northern Ireland gay fund in place before DUP took office
2:50 PM — Funding arrangements put in place while Northern Ireland was still under direct rule from Westminster have ensured that LGBT groups in the province are getting state funds.