8th July 2008
Straight Pride has a “homophobic agenda” 5
6:35 PM — Plans for a so-called "Straight Pride" in New York, promoted by a reggae music label, have been criticised by leading a campaigner against homophobia.
Volunteers needed as Black Pride comes to Regents Park in August 1
1:41 PM — Tickets are now on sale for official UK Black Pride festival (UKBP) that will take place on Saturday 16th August in Regents Park, London.
Gay radio station wins top award two years running 1
11:34 AM — GaydarRadio has won another award. It was voted Commercial Radio Digital Station of the Year at the Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards 2008 yesterday.
Gay history exhibit at City Hall is a hit with school groups
10:41 AM — An exhibition has been set up in London’s City Hall that draws attention to the "shameful way LGBT lives have been neglected in British museums and archives." has proved popular with all sorts of visitors.
Will Smith movie Hancock criticised for homophobic dialogue 15
10:15 AM — Hancock, the story of a seriously messed up superhero starring Will Smith, took home the top spot at US cinemas last weekend, taking home an estimated $66 million (£33m) for Sony Pictures.
7th July 2008
Photos: Pride was a busy day for Sir Ian McKellen 4
6:49 PM — The man perhaps best-known around the globe as Wizard Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings trilogy certainly fulfilled his duties to the gay community at Pride London on Saturday.
The gay news from 1983 – Tatchell, Pride and homophobic bullying
5:54 PM — The Gay East Midlands (GEM) magazine has become available again 25 years after it was first launched.
INTERVIEW:One gay guy’s search for the perfect partner
3:55 PM — On 25 June 2008 Mark Bowness celebrated his 29th birthday and decided once and for all that it was the last time he would be single on his special day.
6th July 2008
Boyzone star Stephen Gately suffers £80,000 break-in 1
7:28 PM — Gay Boyzone star Stephen Gately has suffered from a burglary in which he lost £80,000 worth of jewellery.
5th July 2008
EXCLUSIVE: Boris committed to future Pride London parades 7
4:22 PM — The Mayor of London has said that Pride London will have his support in future years, after he took part for the first time today. In a week where one of his deputy Mayors resigned and his father-in-law, respected broadcast journalist Sir Charles Wheeler, died, Boris Johnson seemed genuinely uplifted by the event.
4th July 2008
Tories will walk with Boris at their first Pride London 2
1:07 PM — Up to 20 young members of the Conservative party will be accompanying the Mayor of London on his first Pride march tomorrow.
Gay choir to compete in new BBC light entertainment show 2
12:45 PM — A gay male choir from Brighton will feature on BBC One's new Saturday night programme Last Choir Standing.
Tabloid attack on Armed Forces at Pride London is “misinformed” 2
12:38 PM — A Royal Navy officer has said a story in The Sun that claimed service personnel will be paid travel expenses to attend Pride London when they are denied them when attending Royal garden parties is inaccurate.
3rd July 2008
Amid petrol bomb attacks, 400 police committed to gay beauty pageant
1:27 PM — While gay activists in Budapest are complaining that the police are not protecting gay businesses in the city, the organisers of Mr Gay Europe have announced they will have "400 policemen and women to protect them during the final."
Plans to enhance Liverpool’s gay quarter go to consultation 2
1:06 PM — The bid for a new traffic scheme to enhance Liverpool’s Gay Quarter has finally gone to consultation after a decade of persuading the council.
QBoy among diverse acts at Bourne Free
12:52 PM — Bournemouth is gearing up for its annual LGBT Bourne Free Pride Festival and organisers have gone all out to get the most fabulous acts to wow the crowds.
Education minister to support LGBT History Month
10:18 AM — The organisers of LGBT History Month have said they are delighted that the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families will be attending their pre-launch event in November.
2nd July 2008
Advertising Standards Authority will not investigate Heinz gay kiss advert 1
5:24 PM — The body tasked with policing the rules laid down in the advertising codes has said it will not be investigating an advert that featured a gay kiss.
Habbo’s InfoBus to educate teens about Erase Hate campaign
4:39 PM — A global virtual community for teenagers has teamed up with the Matthew Shepard Foundation to educate young online users about dignity and respect.
EXCLUSIVE: Boris looking forward to his Pride debut
3:29 PM — "Huge responsibility but wonderful fun" is how the Mayor of London described his job when he met with PinkNews.co.uk yesterday afternoon, just before he hosted a reception for Pride London at City Hall.