3rd June 2008
California Dreamin’ 1
2:56 PM — It's a safe bet that there aren't many people in the world whose first choice of a movie to see on a Friday night is the latest offering from Romania.
Gay Russian attacks activists for pushing homosexual acceptance 2
2:24 PM — One of the few openly gay pop stars in Russia has criticised the organisers of Moscow Pride for being too persistent. Performer Boris Moiseyev said gays should not insist on acceptance.
Former Radio 1 DJ’s death ruled misadventure 2
1:54 PM — Gay radio presenter Kevin Greening died as a result of a drugs overdose after a sex session involving bondage, an inquest has concluded.
Sex and the City
12:46 PM — So there we were, four girls dealing with being single and thirtysomething in New York City. It was a blast. No real jobs to worry with, just shoes, shopping and sex – all the while wearing fabulous outfits.
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
12:36 PM — Indiana Jones has become what he was always intended to be – a genuine cinematic icon, a true Hollywood legend, and one of the most successful film-related brands ever created.
Vanity Fair focuses on Bill’s “post-White House escapades” 1
12:19 PM — A new Vanity Fair article is ruffling feathers with statements implying that former President Bill Clinton has engaged in a series of extramarital affairs with high-profile women
World can support gay marriage in US with a billion clicks
11:35 AM — Substantial gains in same-sex marriage rights have recently been won in California and New York, but marriage equality still does not exist throughout the United States.
2nd June 2008
Popularity contest highlights gay role models 2
6:25 PM — Gay entertainment website AfterElton’s list of men their readers find sexually attractive has a heterosexual as the 'most wanted.' Those joining him in the top slots of "Hot 100" list have something new in common.
Godfather of haute couture dead at 71 1
3:28 PM — Yves Saint Laurent, the iconic fashion designer, died last night at his home in Paris. He was 71. Saint Laurent was one of the greatest French couturiers of the 20th century.
30th May 2008
West End shows for free at Leicester Square festival
6:25 PM — The UK's biggest free theatre festival will be returning to central London next month. Now in its fourth year, West End LIVE will feature world-class acts from musicals such as Avenue Q.
American Idol star stuns fans with baby announcement
3:45 PM — Clay Aiken stumped a greater portion of the American public with the news that the American Idol also-ran has apparently fathered a child.
Gay reality winner explains trans remarks were not derogatory 1
3:33 PM — Project Runway-winning designer Christian Siriano said recent comments he made in an interview with Time Out New York were not meant to be derogatory towards trans people.
COMMENT: Doctor Who, omnisexuals and penis envy
1:17 AM — Right from its origins in 1963, the classic Doctor Who series was highly political and embodied a distinct minority sensibility.
29th May 2008
Cyndi Lauper headlines Pride in US soap first
3:36 PM — American audiences of popular soap As The World Turns have been treated to a very sweet gay storyline of late, and producers of the show have recruited a gay icon to serenade the star-crossed homos.
Rainbow flag will fly over Plymouth on Pride
11:52 AM — The flag of the gay community will fly from Plymouth Guildhall this year for the first time, to mark the city’s prideevent. It is the south west’s largest gay gathering.
Radio star sacked over Kennedy assissination comments
10:54 AM — A Pittsburgh-area sports talk show host has been fired for controversial remarks he made earlier this month regarding Senator Edward Kennedy.
28th May 2008
Swedes donate 5,000 euros to Warsaw Pride
6:05 PM — The organisers of EuroPride 2008 have revealed that they are supporting this weekend's Pride festival in Warsaw with a grant.
Bristol to host fifth annual Bear Fiesta
3:26 PM — Gay venues in Bristol are preparing for a three-day celebration of heft, as the Bear Fiesta descends on the city once again.
COMMENT: Nul points for Eurovision 2008 5
2:37 PM — While relieved that the feared homophobic violence on the streets of Belgrade did not materialise, the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest failed to impress. And not just because our entry came last.
Tootsie director Sydney Pollack dies
11:37 AM — The man behind the camera of classic American films including Tootsie and Out of Africa, Sydney Pollack, died of cancer at his Pacific Palisades home on Monday.