17th June 2008
Survey reveals that 41% of HIV infected men are unaware of status
1:05 PM — A recent survey has revealed that HIV positive men who are aware of their diagnosis are more likely to have unprotected sex then men who are unaware of their status.
16th June 2008
Roman Catholic adoption agency to discriminate against homosexuals through legal loophole 12
4:39 PM — A Roman Catholic adoption agency has said it will not comply with gay equality laws.
Amy Winehouse in hot water after shocking video found
11:59 AM — Video taped footage of troubled British soul singer Amy Winehouse in a crack den singing racist chants and performing sexual acts with her husband has allegedly been obtained by tabloid News of the World, FOX News is reporting.
Terrence Higgins Trust urge Pride revellers to ‘Get it on’
11:30 AM — HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) will be distributing 50,000 condom packs to revellers at this year's London Pride event, due to be held on Saturday 5th July.
London Pride first as army permitted to wear uniform 1
11:09 AM — The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) today welcomed the Ministry of Defence's decision to permit uniformed Army personnel to march in this year's pride celebrations. The event, which will take place on July 5th, will be the first time that all three strands of the military are allowed to march in uniform.
Bishop to investigate following gay priest’s resignation for “marrying” his partner in church 6
8:54 AM — One of the gay priests who caused controversy over the weekend for marrying his partner, also a member of the clergy in what was in effect the first gay marriage in a British church has resigned. The Bishop of London is to investigate the incident.
14th June 2008
Queer as Folk creator receives an OBE
12:37 PM — Queer as Folk creator Russell T Davies has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. Mr Davies who revived Doctor Who for the BBC in addition to creating spin off Torchwood has been honoured for services to drama.
Coronation Street: Michelle suspects Steve’s affair
12:07 PM — Not a lot gets past Michelle and she’s now starting to close in on Becky and Steve's sordid secret. Fortunately for them, Michelle’s soon put off the scent by various people.
Emmerdale: Sam and Eli torch the factory
11:59 AM — Things are not looking up for Pollard this week. Besieged by money problems, Val realises desperate measures are called for.
EastEnders: Max makes a shock return for Abi’s birthday 1
11:57 AM — Things were getting far too cosy and relaxed in the Branning household. Something was bound to shatter the blissful family union of Tanya, Jack and the kids, sooner or later.
Coronation Street: Carla stirs up trouble for Maria and Liam
11:50 AM — Scheming Carla is back to her old tricks again this week as she stirs things up between Liam and Maria. The crafty minx tells Liam to sell his share of the factory to Tony.
Emmerdale: Sharon and Nicola have a catfight in the Woolpack
11:48 AM — Things are heating up between David and Nicola as he begins to realise that his feelings for her have returned.
EastEnders:Mad May blows up the Miller’s house 2
11:44 AM — It was only a matter of time before psychotic GP May Wright made a second kidnap attempt on little baby Summer. This week it looks like time has run out for Dawn and her daughter as mad May turns up in Albert Square with one thing on her mind.
Travel on the “Orient-Express of the North”
11:09 AM — Britain’s railways have romantic history. It began with steam trains and blossomed into a golden age of opulent rail travel during the 1930s. The heady romance may have gone from everyday rail travel, but it still lives on in the Orient-Express.
Travel: A peaceful trip to Bath 1
11:04 AM — The beautiful city of Bath laid its foundations in the Roman era, when the now-famous baths became a healing hangout for dignitaries of the time.
10:50 AM — Giving it a brief glance, this could seem like ideal and stereotypical summer blockbuster material. Big budget action flick with lots of shootouts, stunts and set-pieces? Check. Glamorous female lead? Well, you’ve got Angelina Jolie as a kick-ass assassin, so that’s got to count as a check.
Drag Queen Lily Savage to receive MBE from the real Queen
12:37 AM — The gay comedian Paul O'Grady is among a number of high profile celebrities to have been bestowed an award in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. Mr O'Grady, who first shot to fame as drag queen Lily Savage now hosts a chat show for Channel 4.
Sir Elton John: Diana trusted “the wrong people” 3
12:18 AM — Sir Elton John has claimed that the late Diana, Princess of Wales trusted "the wrong people" towards the end of her life.
13th June 2008
Google removes HIV “cure” ad after complaints
10:29 PM — Internet company Google has said that adverts supplied by its AdSense service to websites across the country should not include ones that claim to "cure" HIV.
Ray Collins is new Labour general secretary 1
5:09 PM — The Labour party finally has a new general secretary, months after the last holder of the post resigned amid the scandal surrounding donations.