9th November 2008
Exclusive: UK government minister challenged Jamaican PM about homophobia 9
5:32 PM — A British minister raised the issue of decriminalisation of homosexual acts at a recent meeting with the Prime Minister of Jamaica.
7th November 2008
MoD “pleased” compensation claims from dismissed gays are settled 3
7:22 PM — The Ministry of Defence will pay nearly £4 million in compensation to gay men and lesbians dismissed because of their sexual orientation.
Stonewall stars hail Barack Obama’s election as US President 5
5:22 PM — Well-known faces from the worlds of media, television, music, politics and the arts were all full of hope about Barack Obama at last night's annual Stonewall Awards.
Celebs split over trans protest at Stonewall Awards 34
4:56 PM — The annual Stonewall Awards at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London last night had their first protest in their three year history.
It is time to take back the church says Stonewall’s Hero of the Year, Bishop Gene Robinson 7
3:47 PM — Gene Robinson, the Bishop of New Hampshire, was Stonewall's Hero of the Year at their annual awards ceremony last night.
Manchester’s gay radio station granted five-year FM licence
2:50 PM — A radio station for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans communities in Manchester has been awarded a five-year community radio licence.
Surprise win for Labour in Glenrothes by-election
2:14 PM — In a result that shocked even themselves, the Labour party retained the constituency of Glenrothes in a by-election yesterday.
“Gay cure” MP Iris Robinson voted Bigot of the Year at Stonewall Awards 29
12:41 AM — Northern Ireland politician Iris Robinson has been named as the Bigot of the Year at the Stonewall Awards.
6th November 2008
Trans protest at Stonewall Awards faces feminist counter-demo 21
4:50 PM — The decision to nominate Guardian journalist Julie Bindel for a Stonewall Awards has angered some in the trans community, and a picket of tonight's ceremony has been widely trailed on the internet.
Glenrothes by-election no longer make or break for Gordon Brown 7
3:52 PM — Just a few weeks ago, in the carefree days before the banking sector found itself on the brink of collapse, the Glenrothes by-election was seen as "make or break" for the Prime Minister.
Ian McKellen to support gay teen runaways at Village Drinks charity event 1
2:25 PM — Sir Ian McKellen is to share an exclusive evening with members of Village Drinks, the UK's leading community group for gay professionals, organisers have confirmed.
5th November 2008
Analysis: The story of Proposition 8 and the fight for gay marriage 1
6:52 AM — The ballot amendment that aimed to change the California Constitution came about after a landmark decision by the state's Supreme Court.
4th November 2008
Appeal for witnesses after homophobic attack on woman dressed as Batman character
4:56 PM — A woman dressed as Batman character The Joker was attacked and verbally abused in Chorlton as she walked home from a fancy dress party early on Saturday morning.
Malone convicted of homophobic murder in public toilet 2
4:03 PM — A 30-year-old man has been found guilty of the murder of a retired accountant in a public toilet in Surrey.
Scottish blood service defends ban on gay donations 4
3:11 PM — The Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service has said that the rise in gay men becoming infected with the HIV virus meant the ban on blood donations from that group was justified.
New website supports parents worried about homophobic bullying 1
2:44 PM — A national charity has launched a website for parents concerned about bullying with the message "you are not alone."
Minister and leading MPs turn out for gay festival launch 3
12:46 PM — All three major political parties were represented at the launch of G-Fest at the House of Commons yesterday.
Lesbians face “double-glazed glass ceiling” in the workplace
11:09 AM — A new study into the experiences of lesbian and bisexual women in the workplace has revealed that many of them were more concerned about their gender than their sexuality.
Leading doctor suspended for sending gay hate letter 10
10:41 AM — The President of the Islamic Medical Association has been suspended from medical practice for 12 months by the General Medical Council.
3rd November 2008
Ministry of Justice accused of “collusion” over Cardinal Newman exhumation 11
2:51 PM — Gay rights activist Peter Tatchell has accused the government of trying to cover up aspects of the decision to exhume the body of 19th century Catholic clergyman Cardinal Henry Newman.