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  • 15th November 2011

    Jane Lynch says she “feels bad for Brett Ratner” after his gay slur 42

    Lynch said earlier this year she did not think Hollywood was "homophobic"

    10:29 AM — The openly gay actress said if "you put a microphone in somebody's face, they're going to say something that offends somebody".

  • 1st November 2011

    Kim Kardashian’s divorce prompts online clamour for gay marriage 36

    Kim Kardashian rose to fame on Keeping Up With The Kardashians (Photo: David Shankbone)

    12:16 PM — Objections raised on Twitter to 'sanctity of marriage' argument as American TV star's marriage folds early.

  • 11th October 2011

    Home HIV tests ‘should be legalised’ 48

    Home HIV tests are currently illegal

    1:29 PM — Almost two-thirds of people would consider using HIV home testing kits if they were legally available and regulated in the UK, a survey has found.

  • 2nd February 2011

    Police launch new hate crime website 8

    Police say hate crime is under-reported

    11:40 AM — A new website to encourage people to report hate crime has been launched. True Vision gives information on what hate crime is and how to report it.

  • 26th November 2010

    Apple removes ‘anti-gay’ iPhone app 30

    The app appears to have been removed

    3:45 PM — Apple has apparently removed an app from its iTunes store which rails against gay marriage and LGBT rights. The app, created by a Christian group, disappeared from the online store after media attention, first reported on PinkNews.co.uk.

  • 1st November 2010

    Students deny putting roommate’s gay sex session online

    Tyler Clementi killed himself in September

    3:22 PM — Two US students accused of invading the privacy of a friend who committed suicide say they did not broadcast his gay sex session online. Dharun Ravi of Plainsboro, New Jersey, and Molly W Wei of Princeton, both 18, were accused of secretly recording Mr Ravi's roommate Tyler Clementi having sex with a man.

  • 22nd January 2010

    BBC to address portrayal of gays and lesbians 28

    The BBC will ask audiences about LGB portrayal

    1:21 PM — The BBC announced today it was undertaking a new project to improve how gays, lesbians and bisexuals are portrayed on television, radio and online. The corporation was condemned last month for an online debate on whether gays in Uganda should be executed.

  • 17th December 2009

    Tatchell says BBC ‘invited’ homophobia 10

    Peter Tatchell criticised the BBC

    1:11 PM — Gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has criticised the BBC for allowing online readers to debate whether gays should be executed. He praised open debate but said the BBC put forward a "weak" argument against the question.

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