10th October 2008
Matthew Shepard’s mother hits out at prejudice and ignorance, ten years on 2
2:34 PM — Judy Shepard, executive director of the Matthew Shepard Foundation, released the following statement as she marks the tenth year since his death on October 12th 1998.
7th October 2008
COMMENT: We will fight homophobia in the beautiful game 3
1:52 PM — Football. The most popular team sport on the planet, the beautiful game. But that is not always the case if you're a football fan who happens to be gay.
3rd October 2008
Nick Brown becomes second gay man appointed in reshuffle 13
5:15 PM — As more details of the Cabinet reshuffle are released, it has been confirmed that Nick Brown will replace Geoff Hoon as Chief Whip.
1st October 2008
David Cameron: I am a child of my time
5:14 PM — David Cameron, the Leader of the Opposition, addressed the Conservative party conference in Birmingham today.
23rd September 2008
Brown: Fairness is in Labour’s DNA 3
4:18 PM — Gordon Brown MP, Prime Minister and Leader of the Labour Party addressed the Labour Party conference in Manchester this afternoon.
27th August 2008
Hillary Clinton: “Barack Obama is my candidate” 1
7:43 PM — Former Presidential contender Hillary Clinton addressed the Democratic National Convention in Denver last night, and endorsed Barack Obama.
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.
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
15th August 2008
Graham Norton could replace Terry Wogan as Eurovision host 2
1:58 PM — Gay comedian Graham Norton is rumoured to be being lined up by the BBC to replace Sir Terry Wogan as the British host of Eurovision.
8th August 2008
REVIEW: Jeremy Marks, ‘Exchanging the truth of God for a lie’ 15
5:10 PM — In ‘Exchanging the truth of God for a lie: One man’s spiritual journey to find the truth about homosexuality and same-sex partnerships’, Jeremy Marks explores his philosophy on gay Christianity.
5th August 2008
Review: k.d. lang dances for the crowd at Cambridge Folk Festival 1
6:07 PM — This year’s Cambridge Folk Festival had perhaps the ultimate line-up. Young guns such as Quebec’s traditional French folk outfit Mauvais Sort rocked the crowds.
4th August 2008
“Stay together, but not only as an association of polite friends” 1
11:48 AM — Yesterday the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, gave his concluding Presidential address to the Lambeth Conference 2008.
31st July 2008
INTERVIEW: Why the British Army joined forces with Stonewall
3:53 PM — The British Army's decision to join a programme designed to promote equality in the workplace has been widely welcomed.
29th July 2008
INTERVIEW: Teaching the lessons of the Holocaust
3:59 PM — Kay Andrews is head of education at the Holocaust Educational Trust. Established in 1988, the Trust educates young people about the Holocaust and the important lessons to be learned for today.
FEATURE: Auschwitz will stay with me forever 2
3:35 PM — On a sunny day in May, I accompanied a group of 16 and 17-year-olds on a day trip to a Nazi concentration camp. The Holocaust Educational Trust organised the visit, as part of their ongoing work.
17th July 2008
INTERVIEW: What’s wrong with angry? Gay play revived for Edinburgh 1
6:21 PM — For gays of a certain age, the 1998 film Get Real holds fond memories. The story of a geeky teenage outcast, who discovers while out cottaging that the hottest boy in school is also batting for our team, just felt very, well, real.
COMMENT: Is Hillary setting her sights on 2012? 2
11:54 AM — Remaining true to her image as a tenacious fighter, Senator Hillary Clinton has dusted herself off after the bruising 2008 Democratic primary race against Barack Obama.
14th July 2008
INTERVIEW: Trust him, he’s a junior doctor 1
9:43 PM — A quote from the Mayor of London graces the back cover of Max Pemberton's book. "Painfully funny," it reads.
INTERVIEW: Why law firms are joining forces to make the most of LGBT talent
4:21 PM — The InterLaw Forum, intended to strengthen diversity within the London legal sector and promote the recruitment, retention and advancement of LGBT talent, will meet for the fourth time later this week.
INTERVIEW: A British hom com to warm the most cynical of hearts
2:53 PM — British cinema's attempts at capturing gay life in the country have had mixed results. The complaint most often overheard in the bars and coffee shops of Soho is that they are either hyper-real or deeply depressing.