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  • 21st March 2012

    Petition to feature Alan Turing on next £10 note launched 39

    The petition would like to see Alan Turing on the next £10 note

    1:54 PM — A petition to put an image of gay computer pioneer and Second World War code-breaker Alan Turing on the next £10 note has been launched, securing over a thousand signatures in its first day.

  • 27th February 2012

    Restraining order for trans teen who impersonated Katie Price 27

    The real Katie Price in a bookshop (Photo: Flickr user Philip Rosie)

    4:16 PM — A transgender teenager who impersonated Katie Price at a local branch of HSBC and stole thousands of pounds of her money has been given a restraining order against the former glamour model.

  • 21st February 2012

    THT relaunches HIV hardship fund with help from Elton John AIDS Foundation 61

    The fund is split into three streams: necessity, transition and family

    9:50 AM — HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust has relaunched a national Hardship Fund for people living with HIV in severe financial need. Funding has been secured from the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the M·A·C AIDS Fund, as well as via Terrence Higgins Trust’s annual Walk For Life fundraising event, to provide £1.5 million of grants over a period of three years.

  • 14th January 2011

    Canadian radio bans ‘anti-gay’ Dire Straits song 75

    The Dire Straits song has been banned in its original form (Photo: Helge Øverås)

    11:04 AM — The Dire Straits song Money For Nothing has been banned from Canadian airwaves because it is deemed homophobic. The song, written almost 30 years ago, repeatedly uses the word 'faggot'.

  • 12th November 2010

    Elton John concert paid for by EU development funds 5

    Elton John played in Naples last September

    5:15 PM — The European Union is investigating why its development funds were used to pay for an Elton John concert in Italy last year. John performed for thousands of people at the Piedigrotta festival in Naples in September 2009.

  • 15th January 2010

    Lady Gaga to host gay marriage gala 7

    Lady Gaga said she was "honoured". (Photo: Stephen Carlile)

    6:01 PM — Lady Gaga will host a benefit gala for gay marriage tomorrow evening. The singer, who has just been nominated for a GLAAD award, said she was "honoured" to be chosen to help the cause.

  • California trial hears gay marriage would increase health and revenue 7

    Experts argued gay marriage would increase health

    12:08 PM — Experts speaking before a trial on California's gay marriage ban have said that lifting it would make people healthier and generate more money for the state's economy.

  • 8th January 2010

    More allegations emerge over Iris Robinson’s teen lover 100

    More details have emerged about Iris Robinson's affair

    11:26 AM — Homophobic MP Iris Robinson allegedly solicited £50,000 from two property developers to help her 19-year-old lover set up a business. The Northern Ireland MP broke parliamentary rules by not declaring her interest in the business, despite sitting on the council which awarded the money to Kirk McCambley, it was claimed.

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