5th June 2008
Gone Baby Gone
3:29 PM — It’s hard not to feel a bit sorry for Ben Affleck. After several years as a jobbing bit-part actor he landed his big break with an Oscar for the screenplay for Good Will Hunting, co-written with his best friend Matt Damon.
3:28 PM — Everyone likes a good prison break, as the producers of the American TV show of the same name can happily attest, now that they’re on their fourth series – despite the titular escape having successfully happened at the end of the first.
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
3:28 PM — After the success of Peter Jackson’s gloriously ambitious adaptation of JRR Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy, it was surely only a matter of time before Hollywood got around to tackling that other great mid-20th century fantasy series, CS Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia.
3:28 PM — Be honest, when was the last time you saw a movie from Kazakhstan? Most of us could barely point it out on a map, let alone name any of this mysterious Central Asian country’s cultural achievements.
4th June 2008
Soho village fete to raise money and awareness for GALOP
8:00 AM — Last minute preparations are underway in the run up to 'Galop Big Gay Fete.' The fete will take place this Saturday in St Anne's Church, Soho.
Bournemouth ready for three days of partying in July
1:00 AM — As Britain gets ready for a summer of LGBT Pride festivals, the countdown begins to Bournemouth's fifth annual bournefree festival.
3rd June 2008
Actress denies affair with Bill Clinton
11:13 PM — Gay and lesbian icon Gina Gershon is smokin' mad about a new Vanity Fair article alleging her friendship with former President Bill Clinton might have gone to the next level.
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.