2nd October 2008
Last chance to get tickets for Stella Duffy night
2:10 PM — Writer, playwright and actor Stella Duffy will be "in conversation" at the National Theatre in London later this month.
1st October 2008
Witness appeal following assault in Hyde Park gay cruising area
9:15 PM — Police are appealing for witnesses following an attack on a man in his 50s in London's Hyde Park. The incident occurred at approximately 10pm on Sunday 21st September 2008 within the Rose Gardens in the park, an area popular with gay men.
Swimming coach accused of lesbian relationship with under-age girl
5:30 PM — Staines Swimming Club’s head coach Katy Rydquist will face a disciplinary hearing after complaints that she had a sexual relationship with an under-age female pupil.
29th September 2008
Liverpool gay village plan frustrated by council 5
1:32 PM — Business leaders in Liverpool have criticised a proposal from the council that streets around the city's "gay quarter" be closed to traffic after 10pm.
27th September 2008
Treasury Minister becomes first lesbian MP to hold a civil partnership ceremony 3
5:09 PM — Treasury Minister Angela Eagle entered into a civil partnership with Maria Exall in Southwark today.
Preview: Little Britain USA
12:21 PM — Gay comedian Matt Lucas and David Walliams' multi-award-winning comic creation, Little Britain, is returning to television this Friday with a brand new series, Little Britain USA.
25th September 2008
MAMA Group “delighted” at acquisition of Heaven 1
5:36 PM — The new owners of London nightclub Heaven have said it is a "historical venue" with a "phenomenal reputation."
London to host Muslim LGBT conference 4
4:47 PM — The tenth anniversary of the establishment of a leading Muslim lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans support organisation will be celebrated with a conference in London next month.
24th September 2008
Ruth Kelly to stand down from government 6
3:42 AM — The Secretary of State for Transport is to leave the government. Sky News reports that Ruth Kelly has decided to stand down.
23rd September 2008
Brown sets out new policies to win back support 1
4:09 PM — The Prime Minister has set out a wide-ranging agenda for government in his speech to the Labour party conference in Manchester.
Brighton Pride announces 2009 theme 1
2:09 PM — Following a record number of suggestion from Pride members, Pride in Brighton and Hove has announced that the theme for the 2009 event will be "Pride Beside The Seaside."
G-A-Y confirms purchase of Heaven nightclub 4
1:29 PM — The group that owns G-A-Y has ended months of speculation and confirmed it has purchased Heaven nightclub.
Harman challenged over Evangelical appointment to equality commission
1:08 PM — The Deputy Leader of the Labour party faced tough questioning at a fringe meeting at the Labour party conference last night.
Iain Duncan Smith criticises drugs caution for George Michael
12:38 PM — Conservative MP and former party leader Ian Duncan Smith has criticised the Metropolitan Police for not prosecuting George Michael for drugs offences.
Lesbian soldier seeks damages for sexual harassment
12:22 PM — Kerry Fletcher, a former lance bombardier in the Royal Artillery, is seeking damages of £400,000 from the Ministry of Defence.
22nd September 2008
Former Blue Peter presenter marries gay partner 1
3:51 PM — Mark Curry, who presented Blue Peter from 1986 to 1989, has entered a civil partnership with his partner Jeremy Sandle.
21st September 2008
Two gay asylum seekers deported from UK 14
5:55 PM — In the past two days two gay men who claimed their lives would be in danger if they were returned to their home countries have been forcibly repatriated.
George Michael arrested for drug offences 9
12:07 PM — Pop star George Michael was arrested in a public toilet in Hampstead on Friday and later cautioned for possession of drugs.
Conference blog: Ministers attend Canal St party
11:52 AM — There were some familiar faces among the throng on Manchester's gay village last night. LGBT Labour were holding a fundraiser, and several senior members of the party attended.
19th September 2008
Fathers 4 Justice target minister with “lesbo dads” banner 8
6:07 PM — Gay rights organisation Stonewall has branded the latest stunt from protesters Fathers 4 Justice "obvious homophobia."