20th July 2012
Gay rugby club chair joins Olympic torch relay in London this weekend
12:51 PM — The chairman of the London inclusive gay rugby club the King's Cross Steelers will carry the Olympic torch this weekend.
European court to hear life tariff appeal for killer of gay men 41
11:01 AM — European judges will hear an appeal from three British murderers, including one who killed four gay men, that the 'life tariffs' on which they are imprisoned violate their human rights.
19th July 2012
EU backs exhibition at new Pride House for London Olympics 1
5:29 PM — The European Union has pledged financial support for an exhibition on pioneering gay sport figures at the newly-resurrected Pride House 2012.
Ireland: Two years since civil partnerships law passage marked 29
4:41 PM — The two-year anniversary of the day on which Ireland's civil partnerships system was signed into law by the country's president has been marked with a call for marriage equality.
Man donates Olympic torch for anti-homophobia theatre workshops 2
3:14 PM — An Olympic torch-bearer from Oldham has donated his torch to the gay Pink Triangle Theatre he co-founded for use in its workshops tackling homophobia in schools.
18th July 2012
Jewish group offers training on LGBT inclusiveness 5
5:20 PM — Following allegations that a Jewish school in London showed pupils anti-gay material, a Jewish forum has provided a free training course for community members to support LGBT inclusion in the faith.
John Barrowman ‘has a problem’ with Cardinal Keith O’Brien 56
2:26 PM — John Barrowman has said he 'has a problem' with the rhetoric of the leader of the Catholic Church in Scotland, Cardinal Keith O'Brien.
Glasgow Pride ‘breaks attendance records’ 2
12:25 PM — More than 6,000 people were believed to have attended Glasgow's Pride event at the weekend, breaking previous attendance records, the organisers said.
Elton John thought homosexuality was ‘common knowledge’ 8
11:48 AM — Sir Elton John has said he was sure people knew about his homosexuality before he confirmed it in an interview in the late 1980s.
17th July 2012
China: Dictionary in dispute over gay omission 4
4:01 PM — Dictionary writers in China have been criticised for leaving a word popular among the gay community out of a new edition.
US approval of drug for HIV prevention welcomed cautiously in UK 35
1:02 PM — The decision by US authorities to approve the anti-retroviral drug Truvada for groups at risk of contracting HIV has been cautiously welcomed in the UK.
York Pride wins bid for rainbow flag over Mansion House 6
12:24 PM — A rainbow flag will fly above the Lord Mayor's residence in York after a motion to block the move was defeated by a large majority yesterday.
Scotland: Government decision on marriage expected today 78
11:42 AM — The Scottish government is expected to make a decision later today about whether to bring forward legislation which would allow gay couples to marry when it publishes details of a public consultation today.
16th July 2012
Former GaydarRadio news editor says politicians must ‘up their game’ on gay issues 14
4:48 PM — Known as the voice of the evening news on GaydarRadio since February 2010, Scott Roberts told PinkNews.co.uk it was “one of the best jobs in radio” – and he leaves with only one big regret.
Bristol ‘full of goodwill’ as Pride parade ends week of celebrations 9
1:07 PM — Despite a grey and dismal start to the day – and a rival march by the English Defence League that claimed to be supporting LGBT rights – Bristol Pride concluded its week-long celebrations on an upbeat note, with a parade and free outdoor festival on College Green, between Council House and Cathedral.
London: Police continue to appeal over gay sauna death 1
10:45 AM — Police in London are continuing to appeal for information after a body was discovered in a gay sauna in east London early on Wednesday morning.
13th July 2012
Comment: Is the Church of England homophobic? 102
4:51 PM — Stuart Ross examines a recent case of a gay vicar unable to officiate at his church because he refused to confirm his celibacy and suggests the Church of England's problem may be that it is trying to be all things to all people.
Jamaica ‘not intolerant of gays’, assistant police commissioner says 29
3:50 PM — Jamaica's third highest ranking police official has said the country is not as anti-gay as "public hype" suggests, despite laws criminalising homosexuality.
New Pride House launched for London Olympics 55
12:43 PM — A new Pride House festival has been launched for the London Olympics at the last minute after a lack of sponsorship meant the original event was cancelled.
LGBT book prize longlist announced 4
12:08 PM — Organisers of the Polari First Book Prize have announced the long list for 2012.