25 June 2008
Pride London hit by volunteer walkout
Members of Pride London’s production team have walked out with just ten days until the event.
25 June 2008
Comment: Pride seems to be the same all over the world
Although I have probably been to as many Gay Prides in the last year as Fred Phelps, I won’t be going to any of them this weekend.
21 June 2008
COMMENT: “Gay brain” study makes sweeping generalisations
Many of you have probably read about the recent study that says the brain makeup of gay males is similar to that of straight women, and that holds true for gay women and straight men.
19 June 2008
COMMENT: Why Obama could be good for gays
When Hillary Clinton explicitly called for gay rights (twice) in her concession speech it was noteworthy.
16 June 2008
Comment: How the biggest threat to gay communities in Singapore is not just the legal system
Singapore is a tiny island state which has managed cramped 4.6 million people into her lands.
12 June 2008
Interview: DUP homophobia hurts vulnerable young people
The leader of a well-respected gay support group in Northern Ireland has accused DUP MP and MLA Iris Robinson of "undoing 10 years of hard work in the LGBT community."
7 June 2008
Interview: THT’s policy chief on gay blood, drugs and controversial campaigns
Sexual health charities are one of the most complained about groups working within the gay community.
6 June 2008
COMMENT: A kiss is just a kiss? Not for baseball-loving lesbians
People across America generally view the Pacific Northwest as one of the most progressive, and dare I say liberal, regions of the United States.
5 June 2008
Interview: New Hampshire’s ‘turbulent priest’ and the fight for gay acceptance
Controversy and Bishop Gene Robinson go hand in hand.
3 June 2008
Advice for gays considering a holiday in the Gambia – try Greece
Gambia is fast becoming a popular holiday destination among British holiday goers.
2 June 2008
COMMENT: We outfoxed the Moscow authorities
Moscow lesbians and gays successfully held Pride with widespread coverage by alternative, prominent international and some mainstream Russian media.
30 May 2008
COMMENT: Doctor Who, omnisexuals and penis envy
Right from its origins in 1963, the classic Doctor Who series was highly political and embodied a distinct minority sensibility.
28 May 2008
Analysis: Follow the Roman Catholic handbook on influencing politics
The Roman Catholic Church has said that the defeat in Parliament of attempts to lower the time limit on abortions is not the end of the matter.
28 May 2008
COMMENT: Nul points for Eurovision 2008
While relieved that the feared homophobic violence on the streets of Belgrade did not materialise, the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest failed to impress.
27 May 2008
COMMENT: Gay students abandoned by parents enter ‘postcode lottery’
Two years ago at the age of 19, James left home after his stepfather repeatedly beat him because he was gay.
22 May 2008
COMMENT: A crack in the UK’s asylum edifice
It's very hard for most British gay men and lesbians to imagine what it's like to grow up in a country like Iran.
21 May 2008
MPs clash over fathers, lesbians, and what people in the pub think is natural
In the Commons yesterday afternoon former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith proposed an amendment to retain the requirement for doctors to consider the need for a father when assessing women for fertility treatment.
20 May 2008
INTERVIEW: After my year in chains I am rejoining the Tories
The first openly gay mayor of Richmond ends his term in office this week.
15 May 2008
COMMENT: Governments must take all measures necessary to protect LGBT citizens
A number of people around the world – including in Europe – continue to be stigmatised because of their actual or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity.
13 May 2008
Commons debate: from born again to born with two mummies
There were a range of views on display during yesterday's second reading of the Human Fertilisation and Embrology Bill.There were measured arguments about the rights of single women and the efficacy of lesbian parents.