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  • 20th August 2008

    Gay Greens angered by lack of action against Iris Robinson 11

    Mrs Robinson claimed on BBC Radio Ulster's Nolan Show in June that homosexuality can be cured

    12:11 PM — LGBT Greens are disappointed with the lack of action taken against Iris Robinson MP, who caused outrage by claiming that homosexuality could be "cured" and comparing it to child abuse.

  • 19th August 2008

    Gays beat the credit crunch 3

    The report also found that gay and lesbian consumers are not using their cards just to keep financially afloat

    4:50 PM — Gay and lesbian consumers are more resilient to the credit crunch than their hetro-sexual counterparts, a new survey suggests.

  • Revellers clash with anti-gay protestors at Londonderry Pride 6

    Apart from the protest, Mr Smallman emphasised the success of the pride event so far

    4:29 PM — Police were called to the launch of Londonderry's Pride week last night after a protest by an anti-gay group.

  • LGBT domestic violence victims not catered for, charity claims

    Broken Rainbow claims that gay service users experience homophobia and transphobia

    3:47 PM — Broken Rainbow, the LGBT domestic violence service, has said that few refuges have adequate provisions for LGBT people.

  • Dumfries Pride demonstrates support for LGBT equality 2

    Dumfries Pride was a day of open celebration

    12:37 PM — An estimated 600 people showed their colours in Dumfries and Galloway's first ever LGBT Pride event last Saturday.

  • GMFA safe sex class for gay men returns

    The GMFA promise to teach men everything they need to know about their rears

    12:15 PM — Gay men across the UK will have access to sex education that is not taught in schools.

  • 18th August 2008

    Bishop to speak out on Catholic Church’s stance on gay issues 14

    Bishop O'Donoghue's review will also attack what he sees as bureaucracy within the conference

    3:08 PM — The Bishop of Lancaster will publish a review of the Catholic Church this month that will condemn the Bishops' Conference of England and Wales for its stance on same-sex relationships.

  • Gays encouraged to join MI5 4

    MI5 is being advised by Stonewall on how to attract a more diverse range of applicants

    11:57 AM — The British intelligence service MI5 is pushing to recruit more LGBT people to the organisation.

  • 15th August 2008

    Film Review: Hellboy II: The Golden Army

    Selma Blair plays Liz Sherman and Ron Perlman stars as Hellboy in Hellboy 2: The Golden Army

    9:31 PM — There's a good chance that, of all the many dozens of superhero movies released during the last few years, Hellboy is the one you haven't seen. A protagonist who's a big red demon? Not a single A-list star (unless you count John Hurt, which sadly few do)? A director who, at the time of Hellboy's release in 2004 was best known for the so-so superhero sequel Blade II and shoddy monster movie Mimic?

  • Coronation Street: Mercenary Tony threatens Jed

    Will unscrupulous Tony leave Jed for dead?

    9:16 PM — The only thing missing in Coronation Street this week is a mad cackle of laughter and a thunder clap to accompany mercenary Tony. He's forcing pensioners from their homes while rubbing his hands with glee. We've all heard of cold-hearted business people, but he really takes that concept to a whole new level.

  • Emmerdale: Can Donna nab Freddie in time to clear Viv’s name?

    Donna attempts to arrest Freddie

    9:11 PM — Donna is looking over some CCTV footage at work when she's shocked to spot someone who looks exactly like Freddie walking out of a shop. As you can imagine, she gets quite worked up at this sighting and Ross has to do his best to calm her down. But Donna becomes determined to pay a visit to the shop.

  • EastEnders: Stacey and Bradley back together for good 1

    Bradley and Stacey celebrate getting back together

    9:05 PM — It's a wonder that Stacey Branning is still this side of sanity after everything the market stall trader has been through. If being a part-time carer for her deranged mum Jean wasn't enough to drive her to drink, she's got a psychopath for a brother and has also managed to sleep with her husband's father.

  • Hollyoaks: Tina tells Jacqui that she wants to keep baby Max

    Hollyoaks is on Channel 4 daily

    9:00 PM — Jacqui is enjoying being a mum to baby Max. But in true soapland drama style, her parenting bliss is about to be short lived.

  • Interview: Rhona Cameron 2

    The new tour is comprised of spanking new material

    3:20 PM — Being a stand-up comedienne and author is hard work. PinkNews.co.uk finds Rhona Cameron suffering from a serious case of press fatigue, having an entire day of interviews both behind and ahead of her.

  • LGBT police consultation group under threat 3

    Local LGBT people are entitled to vote at the meeting

    2:42 PM — Aurora, Corydon's LGBT police consultation group, is facing closure due to a lack of local support. The group, which works to represent LGBT issues to the Croydon Police Community Group, will hold a meeting on 9th September, at which a motion to close it will be debated.

  • Graham Norton could replace Terry Wogan as Eurovision host 2

    Graham Norton has a £6m BBC deal

    1:58 PM — Gay comedian Graham Norton is rumoured to be being lined up by the BBC to replace Sir Terry Wogan as the British host of Eurovision.

  • 14th August 2008

    Teenager accused of trans woman murder found innocent 4

    Ms Telesford was found dead in her bedroom three days after the attack

    5:47 PM — The 18-year-old accused of strangling transsexual Kellie Telesford was found not guilty today. Shanniel Hyatt, 18, stood accused of killing the 39-year-old pre-op trans woman with a scarf after a date in Norbury, reports the Croydon Guardian.

  • LGBT Health Summit to be held in Bristol

    Previous summits in London and Manchester have attracted 450 delegates between them

    3:35 PM — On 4th and 5th September this year, Terrence Higgins Trust and Equality South West will host the third annual LGBT Health Summit.

  • Interview: James Graham, ‘Tory Boyz’

    Tory Boyz will run at Soho Theatre from 15th August

    2:34 PM — 'I am a politics and history geek,' says James Graham, 'That's not a cool thing to be at 26!' Well, perhaps it isn't, but an award-winning play and screenwriter with a host of acclaimed productions and TV series under his belt certainly IS a cool thing to be at 26.

  • Mr Gay UK 1993 faces murder charges

    Damian Oldfield

    12:17 PM — The winner of Mr Gay UK 1993 will appear in court today charged with the murder of Damian Oldfield

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