31 July 2012
Travel: Vibrancy and tradition in gay Stockholm
Home to international icons including IKEA and H&M, Stockholm is a vibrant city filled with great people, great food and lots of activities for the LGBT community, Joey Amato writes.
22 July 2012
Tabloid claims global Grindr outage caused by overactive Olympic athletes
The arrival of thousands of athletes and their national support staff caused the gay networking app Grindr to crash a British tabloid newspaper claims.
2 July 2012
Stonewall launches advice leaflets for gay tourists in Britain
Gay rights charity Stonewall has launched a series of multilingual leaflets designed to promote gay freedoms in Britain to foreign visitors.
2 July 2012
Casablanca: Gay cruise diverted
A gay cruise has been diverted from Moroccan city of Casablanca with organisers saying they were turned away from the port, where homosexuality is illegal.
18 June 2012
Man searched at airport on suspicion of paedophilia ‘because he had a camera and a boyfriend’
A gay man was stopped at Gatwick airport last year by a Border Force officer who suspected he was 'involved in paedophilia' because he had a camera and a boyfriend, a report into controls at the airport has revealed.
8 June 2012
In Photos: Tel Aviv Pride 2012
Tel Aviv today celebrated the largest pride in the Middle East with more than 100,000 people lining the streets and partying on the beach.
25 May 2012
Travel: Top ten wedding destinations for gay couples revealed
The online travel advisor, Cheapflights, has released a new list of top ten travel destinations for gay couples who wish to marry, with the US capital, Washington D.C., topping the list.
23 May 2012
Gay penguin couple given their own egg to rear
Two gay Gentoo Penguins, that have for six years yearned to be parents, have been given their own egg to rear in Madrid, reports say.
13 May 2012
UK is the ‘best place in Europe’ to be gay
For all the anti-equality campaigns by some politicians and right-wing religious groups, United Kingdom has been chosen as the best place in Europe for gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in terms of legal rights, according to a study by the International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA) Europe.
12 April 2012
Transport for London bans ‘Some People are Ex-Gay! Get Over It’ adverts after Mayor Boris Johnson intervenes
Transport for London has said that the 'Some People are Ex-Gay! Get Over it!' bus advertisements booked by religious groups will not be allowed to be displayed anywhere on London transport's network.
22 March 2012
Travel: Architectural wonders of Europe
Heading off to to Europe over Spring? If you are, don't forget to do some sightseeing.
8 February 2012
Travel: Getting sexy in Salt Lake City
Ushered onto the global stage by the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, Salt Lake City might still be best known as the base of the Latter-day Saints Church.
6 February 2012
Lost man ‘jumped’ from gay cruise
A man is feared dead after reportedly jumping from a gay cruise near Mexico.
31 January 2012
Comment: The Canadian rule which bans transgender flight
Jane Fae examines the rules, introduced last July but only now coming to light, which state that an air carrier “shall not transport a passenger if [...] the passenger does not appear to be of the gender indicated on the identification he or she presents”.
25 January 2012
Reykjavik prepares for February gay festival
Iceland's capital city is inviting gay people from around the world to attend its International LGBT Festival from 16-19 February.
23 January 2012
BMI ‘batty’ ad defended
UK airline bmi has defended a reference to "batty" prices in a new radio ad.
12 January 2012
Tel Aviv ‘best gay city destination’ of 2011
The city of Tel Aviv in Israel was dubbed the best gay travel destination of last year but the poll has caused concerns to resurface over alleged human rights "pinkwashing".
21 December 2011
Lesbian couple sues Hawaii B&B which turned them away for being gay
A gay couple from the US are suing a hotel for discrimination, saying the owner denied them a room because of their sexuality.
19 December 2011
Danish MP’s gay Hans Christian Andersen festival dubbed a ‘silly suggestion’
An MP in Denmark has prompted debate after suggesting the country organise a week-long festival aimed at gay couples in honour of the writer Hans Christian Andersen.
16 December 2011
Christopher Hitchens dies after cancer battle, aged 62
Atheist author and journalist Christopher Hitchens died last night, aged 62, at a hospital in Texas after suffering from pneumonia brought on by oesophageal cancer.