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  • 17th June 2008

    Survey reveals that 41% of HIV infected men are unaware of status

    Curiously, undiagnosed men were more likely to report their most recent HIV test was in the 12 months prior to the survey than HIV-negative men, but were less likely to report never having tested

    1:05 PM — A recent survey has revealed that HIV positive men who are aware of their diagnosis are more likely to have unprotected sex then men who are unaware of their status.

  • Gay wedding fever in California after ban on gay marriage lifted 6

    John Lewis, left, and Stuart Gaffne celebrate the Supreme Court's decision (Flickr:bobster1985)

    12:50 AM — Gay couples from across America are now taking part in wedding ceremonies in California after the Californian Supreme Court approved gay marriage.

  • Gay and lesbian rights veterans among first to marry in California

    Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin

    12:27 AM — Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, co-founders of the lesbian social club and advocacy group Daughters of Bilitis in 1955, will finally realize a lifelong dream on Monday when they become one of the first gay couples to wed legally in California.

  • 16th June 2008

    Homosexuals found to have ‘different brain structure’ in new study 8

    These studies imply that the brains of the gay men have functional similarities to those of a straight women, and that homosexuality is not of a moral choice, but one of biological substrate

    12:38 PM — Scientists have recently found that the brains of homosexuals have structural and functional differences from those of their straight counterparts.

  • Amy Winehouse in hot water after shocking video found

    Winehouse attended rehab but left before her stay was scheduled to end earlier this year

    11:59 AM — Video taped footage of troubled British soul singer Amy Winehouse in a crack den singing racist chants and performing sexual acts with her husband has allegedly been obtained by tabloid News of the World, FOX News is reporting.

  • Terrence Higgins Trust urge Pride revellers to ‘Get it on’

    THT staff and volunteers will be distributing the ‘Get it On’ condom packs on the streets of central London whilst Pride is on

    11:30 AM — HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) will be distributing 50,000 condom packs to revellers at this year's London Pride event, due to be held on Saturday 5th July.

  • 13th June 2008

    Gay rugby world cup kicks off in Dublin

    London team Kings Cross Steelers will take on opponents from around the world

    12:27 PM — The Bingham Cup started in Dublin today with 32 teams competing for the biggest prize in gay rugby. London team Kings Cross Steelers will take on opponents such as the Nashville Grizzlies.

  • 10th June 2008

    Pride barbecues? Some friendly tips

    Ready to set the bbq up yet?

    9:33 PM — A bit of sun is the only excuse us Brits need to get the barbecue out and with Pride events on the calender across the country, there's even more of an excuse.

  • Gardening tips for June

    Prune and shape spring-flowering plants and deadhead summer ones to encourage more growth.

    9:29 PM — June is a great time to be outside: the weather is warm, but without the prolonged heat and humidity that’s sure to follow. Annuals and perennials are blooming, and if you’re lucky enough to have planted an early edible garden, you can harvest salad greens, spinach, peas and strawberries.

  • Gardening: A gay gazebo for your garden?

    A gazebo for your gay garden?

    9:23 PM — In Victorian times, a garden gazebo was a place for the ladies to retreat from the sun so as not to mar their perfect, porcelain skin. Today, gazebos can be used in a multitude of ways and can be designed to fit into any landscape. If you are thinking of adding a gazebo to your garden, there are some basic questions you will need to consider.

  • Feature: The dos and don’ts of décor

    The dos and don'ts all explained for you

    9:14 PM — When it comes to placing furnishing, soft furnishings and accessories in a nicely decorated room, there are a few design industry dos and don'ts to follow. These help to get a room in good proportion and style.

  • Bring a little green to your interiors

    Flowers can make all the difference

    9:10 PM — Interior designers spend time and money on the finishing touches that bring a room’s design together. Simple additions like living plants and fresh cut flowers can add a sense of calm and breathe life into a room’s design. But these are all too often ignored.

  • Interior design for exterior rooms

    The perfect home garden or garden home or... you get the picture

    9:07 PM — Homeowners have become inspired to integrate their garden with their interiors, and vice versa. Terraces mean that outdoor garden areas have become an extension of the home and an ideal introduction to your garden. It is a room with the best view in the house.

  • DIY:Eco-friendly floors

    Are eco-friendly floors a reality?

    9:00 PM — For a touch of class and a natural modern feel, you can’t beat a real wood floor. It goes with every colour scheme, looks elegant and is easy to clean. But is not necessarily the most environment-friendly of options.

  • Beauty without boldness

    Globaltex Tropicana collection: fabric designs inspired from fresh, vibrant, tropical and natural forms with a contemporary feel.

    8:42 PM — It’s nice to be able to keep up with current trends in home furnishings and interiors but we also have to live in our homes, and while this season’s chocolate and mocha seem inviting, the similarly trendy fuchsia and aqua shades could prove a little irksome after time.

  • Minister who called gay rugby ‘apartheid’ is sacked 2

    Mr Poots has a record of insulting gay and lesbian people

    11:23 AM — Edwin Poots has been dropped from the Northern Ireland Executive after a reshuffle. As minister for arts and culture he attacked the formation of a gay rugby team in the province.

  • 6th June 2008

    COMMENT: A kiss is just a kiss? Not for baseball-loving lesbians

    Several big baseball teams sponsor gay nights at their stadiums.

    2:00 PM — People across America generally view the Pacific Northwest as one of the most progressive, and dare I say liberal, regions of the United States.

  • London team prepares for rugby’s Bingham Cup

    The event is the biggest international gay orientated event ever held in Ireland

    2:30 AM — Gay rugby club the Kings Cross Steelers is off to Dublin for the Bingham Cup on Sunday and players are looking forward to a good luck send off at the Two Brewers on Clapham High Street.

  • 2nd June 2008

    Gay basketball hero to be Olympic ambassador 1

    Amaechi chose to come out last year in an autobiography, Man In The Middle

    12:27 PM — Former NBA player John Amaechi will be Amnesty International's first sporting ambassador at the Beijing Olympics this summer.

  • 29th May 2008

    Australian diver comes out ahead of Olympics 3

    Mitcham, 20, came out in an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald

    10:41 AM — Like many athletes around the world, Australian Matthew Mitcham fought his way to the top of his sport to qualify for the Beijing Olympic Games.

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