22nd September 2008
Sponsorship rumours surround gay Olympic swimmer 3
4:27 PM — Matthew Mitcham, the Olympic gold medallist swimmer, may be about to sign his first national sponsor.
18th September 2008
Human rights conference to be held alongside Outgames in Copenhagen
4:55 PM — The second International Conference on LGBT Human Rights will be held at the same time as next year's World Outgames.
16th September 2008
German gays on the rise, census shows 1
4:37 PM — Statisticians have claimed that the number of same-sex couples in Germany has doubled in the past decade. A micro-census conducted by federal statisticians in Wiesbaden say that the number of gay couples appearing in the figures has risen by 30,000 to 68,000 since 2006.
9th September 2008
Stamp of approval for gay Olympic hero 7
12:23 PM — Australia has immortalised its gold medallists at the 2008 Beijing Olympics on a series of special commemorative stamps.
2nd September 2008
Gay World Cup organisers hope more women will take up the game
4:14 PM — The team behind last week's International Gay and Lesbian Football Association World Championship in London said they were "delighted" that it passed off so successfully.
1st September 2008
Gay Tory attacks Britain’s Olympic athletes for going to China 8
10:56 AM — One of the most senior Tories in London has attacked the British Olympic team for going to the Beijing Games and implied the Mayor was forced to go.
England wins gay football World Cup 1
10:33 AM — Stonewall Lions FC have triumphed at the International Gay and Lesbian Football Association (IGLFA) World Championship on Saturday.
29th August 2008
Brighton to play host to Euro gay sailing regatta 2
4:43 PM — Gays will be setting sail for the 8th annual Euro Gay Cup next month. The competition returns to Brighton Marina.
Competition and friendship at gay soccer world cup in London
3:31 PM — The world's largest gay football event got underway with a series of matches on Bank Holiday Monday in Regents Park.
28th August 2008
TV boss apologises for coverage of gay Olympic hero 6
12:18 PM — The head of Olympics at American television network NBC has apologised for the way in which they reported the story of Matthew Mitcham.
27th August 2008
The Gay Olympics: Matthew and the women 2
2:50 PM — Matthew Mitcham has a somewhat dubious honour to accompany his richly deserved gold medal in diving. He appears to be the only out gay man to have competed at the Beijing Olympics.
TV network denies censoring gay Olympic gold medallist 3
10:37 AM — US broadcaster NBC is denying they intentionally used censorship in the network's coverage of Olympic gold medalist Matthew Mitcham.
26th August 2008
NBC censored gay Olympic champion Matthew Mitcham 12
12:28 AM — US television network NBC censored the sexuality of Olympic gold medal diver, Matthew Mitcham it has been claimed.
23rd August 2008
Gay hero Matthew Mitcham wins Olympic 10m diving gold medal 17
4:30 PM — From gay icon, to Olympic champion, Matthew Mitcham has won his first gold medal. He is the only openly gay male athlete competing in has won his first gold medal. He is the only openly gay male athlete competing in Beijing. There are 9 lesbians and one bisexual woman competing alongside him.
22nd August 2008
COMMENT: Stonewall FC to win Gay Football World Championship?
1:30 PM — The British team Stonewall FC is strongly tipped to win the Gay Football World Championship which opens in London this Sunday, 24th August writes Peter Tatchell
Gay footballers gear up for the world championships 2
10:36 AM — The world's largest gay global cup is coming to Regent's Park this coming Monday. Fifty teams from six continents will be competing for the holy grail of gay football.
12th August 2008
Gay athletes raring to compete at Beijing Olympics
3:23 PM — A host of talented gay and lesbian athletes are set to take part at the Beijing Olympics.
11th August 2008
VIP tickets for Gay and Lesbian World Cup on sale now 1
11:39 AM — Limited edition VIP tickets for the International Gay and Lesbian Football Association (IGLFA) World Championship are now on sale.
5th August 2008
Drag relay and 50m mince highlights of gay sports day
4:02 PM — The gay men’s health charity GMFA and the Royal Vauxhall Tavern will once again host gay sports day on Bank Holiday Monday, 25th August.
31st July 2008
Two men banned from football grounds for homophobic chanting
4:41 PM — Two Preston North End fans have been banned from the club's ground for a year and fined by magistrates after they were convicted of public order offences after chanting homophobic slogans.