4th August 2008
Dutch ministers join 500,000 revellers at Amsterdam Pride
2:29 PM — Senior members of the government of the Netherlands have taken part in the annual Amsterdam Pride celebrations for the first time.
National Radio Hall of Fame honour for homophobe angers gay activists 1
2:03 PM — James Dobson’s Focus on the Family Daily radio show will become the first religious radio programme inducted into America's National Radio Hall of Fame this November.
Ludacris ode to Obama not welcomed by candidate 1
12:49 PM — Grammy Award-winning rapper and rabid Barack Obama backer Ludacris recently decided to express his support for the Democratic Presidential hopeful in song.
Video: American fans think Ant and Dec are gay 2
12:09 PM — TV presenters Ant and Dec have been forced to deny they’re gay in a bid to rescue their faltering career in America. The Geordie duo discussed their sexuality on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live show.
Lindsay Lohan anger after police chief says she has “gone gay” 2
11:30 AM — Lindsay Lohan has hit out at the Los Angeles police chief after he said she had "gone gay." Chief William Bratton made the remark while explaining why he does not support a crackdown on the paparazzi.
1st August 2008
Gloucester gays won’t let homophobia win as they gear up for Pride 2
3:16 PM — Organisers are putting the finishing touches to next weekend's Gloucestershire Pride, which is on August 9th.
Tories to parade themselves at Brighton Pride 36
1:15 PM — The Conservative party's attempts to make itself appealing to the gay community continue this weekend with a float at tomorrow's Brighton Pride parade.
Entries pour in for LGBT arts festival 1
11:41 AM — A London LGBT arts festival is getting an enthusiastic response to an open call for submissions, with applications pouring in from around the world.
31st July 2008
Hollyoaks: Jack returns from the dead
3:13 PM — Darren is starting to seriously panic about the inquest into Jack's death. That's understandable, isn't it? They might find out he's not actually dead.
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."