12th September 2008
Cliff: “rumour-mongers don’t have any power over me” 18
12:52 PM — Pop star Sir Cliff Richard has spoken out after a wave of speculation about his sexuality.
Asia’s largest gay festival begins in Taipei
12:26 PM — The Taiwanese gay community will be celebrating during the coming month as the 2008 Taipei Gay Carnival began today.
11th September 2008
Italian comedian faces “Fascist” prosecution for mocking the Pope 12
4:03 PM — The Minister of Justice in Italy has given prosecutors permission to use a Fascist-era law to punish a comedian for mocking the Pope.
Gay youth radio station secures more funding
2:28 PM — FYI Radio, an LGBT youth user-generated radio station, has announced its live launch show this month.
Interview: Homophobic bullying is killing gay kids 3
2:04 PM — Attitude editor Matthew Todd spoke to PinkNews.co.uk about why reports of gay kids being targeted in schools makes him furious and why the mag has taken a stand.
10th September 2008
Cumming to America: Alan Cumming to become a US citizen 5
1:24 PM — Scottish actor Alan Cumming has decided to take American citizenship, and said he hopes to vote for Barack Obama in November's Presidential election.
9th September 2008
Lesbian star may be new face of Cover Girl
6:17 PM — Ellen DeGeneres is reported to be shooting an advertising campaign for one of America's top cosmetics companies this week.
Libraries asked to stock ex-gay literature 4
4:58 PM — A US organisation "devoted exclusively to exposing and countering the homosexual activist agenda" is backing a new campaign targeting public libraries.
Russian authorities target South Park over Christian references 1
3:37 PM — Regional prosecutors in Russia have started legal proceedings against a TV station for broadcasting an episode of US cartoon comedy South Park.
Thousands sign up for Liverpool Pride campaign 5
2:16 PM — A Facebook group created to support calls for Liverpool to have its own Pride event has attracted thousands of members.
Kylie considers lesbianism and reveals Tallulah fascination 3
12:56 PM — Singer and gay icon Kylie Minogue has revealed that she is having trouble finding a boyfriend.
8th September 2008
Hollyoaks: Will Carmel and Calvin make it down the aisle?
10:50 PM — It's the day of the big Hollyoaks wedding – Carmel and Calvin are going to walk down the aisle at last. Or are they?
Hollyoaks: Mercedes and Kris share a night of passion
9:46 PM — Kris starts off the week absolutely furious with Malachy. He finds out that his brother's failed to reach Ireland in time for their mum's birthday and promises to track him down to find out why.
Bosnian press told to apologise over homophobic articles 1
3:49 PM — A human rights group in Bosnia has called on the editors of newspaper Dnevni Avaz and magazine SAFF to make a public apology after they printed homophobic articles.
Brokeback Mountain tops poll of gay movies 3
1:42 PM — The readers of gay entertainment website AfterElton.com have selected queer cowboy classic Brokeback Mountain as the Greatest Gay Movie Of All Time.
Gay sex comedy comes to the West End
12:39 PM — A play about online encounters is to open in London's main theatre district next month. Blowing Whistles by Matthew Todd opens at Leicester Square Theatre on 23 October.
5th September 2008
Posters call for execution of gays as tensions mount over Sarajevo queer festival 3
6:37 PM — International observers have spoken out after tensions around the first ever gay festival in Bosnia intensified.
Cardiff Pride park event cancelled after heavy rain
5:32 PM — A celebration of gay Pride in a Cardiff park has been cancelled as the venue is waterlogged. Torrential rain has hit the Welsh capital and organisers finally conceded defeat earlier today.
Video: Excitement mounts as trailer for new Harvey Milk movie released 1
4:07 PM — The eagerly anticipated film Milk will premiere in the US on November 26th, and the producers have released a preview that indicates a strong performance from Sean Penn.
4th September 2008
Christian attempts private prosecution over erect Jesus statue 3
1:28 PM — The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead is facing a private prosecution after it exhibited a 1ft high statue of Jesus with an erection.