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  • 26th November 2008

    Scottish government supports Auschwitz trips for teenagers 3

    School children from Scotland will visit the camp

    11:58 AM — Two pupils from every school in Scotland will be able to visit one of the sites of the Holocaust after the country's government announced funding for the Lessons from Auschwitz Project.

  • Art exhibition explores homophobia in football 3

    A table football with a gay theme

    11:47 AM — The work of gay artist Jason Bartholomew-Hall is on show at an exhibition this week in Brighton.

  • 25th November 2008

    Nature or nurture? The debate continues… 17

    Are we born gay?

    3:57 PM — In a recent addition to the Nature versus Nurture debate, a survey has revealed that for the majority of lesbians, sexuality is not a choice.

  • Police continue inquiries into MP who thinks gays can be cured 12

    Mrs Robinson was voted Bigot of the Year at the Stonewall Awards

    12:38 PM — A DUP MP who caused outrage among Northern Ireland's gay community with her homophobic outbursts may still face charges.

  • New figures show record number of HIV diagnosis among gay and bisexual men 10

    The new figures show a rise in diagnoses

    12:24 PM — An estimated 32,000 gay men were living with HIV in the UK in 2007 and almost a quarter were unaware of their infection, according to figures released today by the Health Protection Agency.

  • 24th November 2008

    Boy George chained male prostitute to wall, court told 6

    Boy George has denied the charge

    4:44 PM — Singer and DJ Boy George chained a male prostitute to the wall of his apartment, a London court heard today.

  • Harvie promises to strengthen Scottish Greens as he takes leadership role 2

    Patrick Harvie is MSP for the Glasgow region

    2:46 PM — Patrick Harvie made history last week when he became the first openly bisexual person to lead a political party in the UK.

  • MPs follow Barack and look to the internet to reach voters

    Barack Obama used the internet to win the Presidency

    1:21 PM — And the winner is .... John Hutton. He may not be the most exciting of Cabinet ministers, but the Defence Secretary's web presence has been judged to be the best designed.

  • Gay man murdered – police appeal to Soho bar customers for information 7

    David Cooper was murdered last week

    12:51 PM — A 28 year old man found dead in his flat in south east London may have been the victim of a homophobic attack.

  • Homophobic church advert criticised by advertising standards body 22

    A Free Presbyterian Church has been criticised by the ASA

    12:09 PM — An advert placed in a local paper in Northern Ireland by Sandown Free Presbyterian Church ahead of this summer's Pride event in Belfast breached the Advertising Standards Authority code.

  • World AIDS Day campaign targets undiagnosed gay men

    Gay men are diagnosed late, which can reduce treatment options

    11:45 AM — A new campaign that aims to raise the awareness of the issue of undiagnosed HIV+ gay men will be launched on World AIDS Day on December 1st.

  • Trans people will get two ID cards under government plans

    ID cards will be voluntary

    11:33 AM — People who are in the process of gender reassignment will be able to apply for two ID cards, it has been revealed.

  • 22nd November 2008

    Coronation Street Spoilers: Carla is determined to go through with her wedding to Tony 1

    Carla is determined to go through with her wedding to Tony

    1:01 AM — There's trouble in store for Tony as Carla surprises him with a visit from his brother, Pat, and then Jed demands more money for the house he evicted him from. Jed also tells his tales to Kevin and Sally – fuelling her anger about the secrets Rosie has been asked to keep and the fact Carla makes a disparaging remark about Kevin. The wedding goes ahead smoothly – until Sally can't contain herself any more and spills the beans to Maria about Carla and Liam.

  • Emmerdale Spoilers: Shane Comes to a Sticky End

    Picture caption:  Will Debbie and Eli be able to cover up the murder?

    12:55 AM — Jasmine realises that Shane has strayed onto the wrong side of the law and she goes to Shane's flat to seek out evidence, which she finds in drugs and money. But it turns nasty when Shane returns and finds her hiding in a cupboard and starts to make demands. He is about to rape her when Debbie comes to the rescue - but goes to far when hitting him over the head with a chair, and kills him.

  • EastEnders Spoilers: Will Lauren Fall for Tony’s Charms?

    Lauren falls out with her family – but where does she end up?

    12:51 AM — Convinced that nothing will happen between her and Phil, Shirley plans to leave the square with Vinnie. When Heather finds out that Shirley slept with Phil the other night, she is determined to make her stay – but it is Vinnie who tells her not to settle for second best. But it could all be too late – despite Suzy's suspicions about Phil. It seems that Suzy has something up her sleeve that could persuade him to stay with her, regardless of his feelings elsewhere.

  • Emmerdale Spoilers: Can Donna decide between Marlon and Ross?

    Will Donna pluck up the courage to tell Marlon her real feelings?

    12:41 AM — Katie warns Andy to straighten out or risk losing everything and tries to persuade Jo to let him see Sarah. Daz also helps out and arranges to bring Jo and Sarah to the Woolpack where he has arranged a special nativity performance. Things go so well for Andy he gets carried away and kisses Katie – much to her horror. He calls her a tease which angers her enough to terminate his employment. Also, Daz has see what went on so tells Jo who sees it as a sign of Katie's revenge. However, they make up over a heart to heart – when Jo confesses she can't leave the village because of Sarah. Will Katie be able to persuade her otherwise?

  • EastEnders Spoilers: Will Heather’s persuasion get Phil and Shirley together?

    Phil succumbs to Shirley's charms – but will he stick around?

    12:37 AM — Max discharges himself from hospital against doctors' orders as he is getting increasingly frustrated as he tries to find out what happened to him. He manages to claw his way back into Tanya's house – forcing Jack to move out – but while Abi is delighted, Lauren seeks solace elsewhere. Dot is reluctant to help out and ends up telling Max that while Tanya might have done wrong – it was not beyond understanding.

  • Coronation Street Spoilers: Steve declares his love for Becky 1

    Becky and Steve get it together after an emotional court appearance

    12:27 AM — The lies that Steve told for Becky to protect her from going to prison start developing into the truth as he has to fight to get to court and testify – as Michelle has other plans for him on the day he is needed.

  • EastEnders Spoilers: Roxy has a baby girl

    Sean's nowhere to be found when Roxy goes into labour

    12:22 AM — There's a very dramatic start to the week in Walford. After a run in with Archie, Sean walks away from the Vic unaware that inside Roxy is going into labour. She's screaming for Sean, but he's busy sulking. An ambulance soon arrives to whisk the expectant mother to hospital, but she insists that she's not going anywhere without Sean. It seems like she's got no choice though as the baby is well on its way. Archie promises to find the lad.

  • 21st November 2008

    LGBT domestic violence helpline backs Reclaim the Night 1

    Broken Rainbow is an LGBT domestic abuse charity

    5:50 PM — The national helpline for lesbian, gay bisexual and trans people experiencing domestic violence has backed this year’s Reclaim the Night events.

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