26th November 2008
Teenager charged with murder of London gay man 8
2:48 PM — A 16-year-old has been charged with the murder of David Cooper, a 28-year-old gay man from Woolwich, south east London.
God-fearing policeman sacked over emails about sinful homosexuality 106
2:06 PM — A Christian policeman who circulated emails at work suggesting homosexuality was sinful has been sacked for misconduct.
Last Choir Standing winners release first album after signing record deal
1:05 PM — The winners of reality show Last Choir Standing have signed a five-figure record deal with Universal and released their first album on 24th November.
New report recommends universal HIV testing to reduce infections
12:54 PM — A new study has been published that suggests a strategy of universal voluntary HIV testing would reduce HIV cases in a 'severe generalised epidemic' from 20 per 1000 people to one per 1000 people within ten years.
Scottish government supports Auschwitz trips for teenagers 3
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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?
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?