29th July 2008
Police appeal for witnesses after homophobic incident on train
4:17 PM — The British Transport Police are appealing for information after a 22-year-old was subjected to homophobic abuse on a train between Shildon and Darlington.
INTERVIEW: Teaching the lessons of the Holocaust
3:59 PM — Kay Andrews is head of education at the Holocaust Educational Trust. Established in 1988, the Trust educates young people about the Holocaust and the important lessons to be learned for today.
Unionist politicians warned of consequences of homophobia 1
2:16 PM — Gay right activist Peter Tatchell's visit to Belfast continues to generate headlines, with claims that Democratic Unionist politicians are contributing to a culture of homophobia.
Video: Andrew and George may reform Wham! for one last gig
1:44 PM — Camp pop band Wham! are set for a one off reunion, according to reports. The group, made up of Andrew Ridgley and gay artist George Michael, formed in 1981.
US complaints lead to Mr T ad being pulled from UK screens 12
12:02 PM — An advertising campaign featuring A-Team star Mr T has been withdrawn after concerns it may be offensive to gay men. In the ad Mr T calls a speed walker in tight shorts "a disgrace to the man race."
Six day festival of gay Pride in Foyle will include “Iris tribute”
11:44 AM — The gay community in the Foyle region of Northern Ireland will celebrate Pride next month with an "Iris Robinson tribute."
28th July 2008
Lesbian case “sets an example” for all service providers 5
3:55 PM — The lawyer who represented a couple identified online as lesbians by estate agents has said the case highlights that many people are not aware of protections for gay people.
Pink Paper website will be back “shortly” after a week offline 2
3:25 PM — A spokesperson for Millivres Prowler Group has told PinkNews.co.uk that the company's websites should be up and running again in the very near future.
Tatchell claims Protestant icon William of Orange was bisexual 4
1:58 PM — Northern Ireland Protestants who are anti-gay are hypocrites because King William of Orange had male lovers, a leading gay rights activist has claimed.
Lesbian couple win compensation after estate agent outing
1:25 PM — A lesbian couple who were publicly 'outed' by staff at an estate agency have won damages of £5,000.
Sophie Ellis Bextor to headline at Manchester Pride
12:56 PM — The organisers of Manchester's Big Weekend celebrations have announced that multi-platinum selling singer songwriter Sophie Ellis Bextor will perform at this year's event.
27th July 2008
The wrong Minogue- G-A-Y fans disappointed as it closes without Kylie
10:54 AM — Feverish speculation that Kylie Minogue would be the last act to perform at London's G-A-Y night at the Astoria turned out to be false.
Churches with new gay bishops could be expelled from Anglican Communion 7
1:09 AM — Liberal churches could be expelled from the Anglican Communion unless they respect a ban on gay bishops, the Lambeth Conference will be told.
Coronation Street: Liz and Clarissa fight over Harry
12:41 AM — Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned and that is certainly the case on the street this week. It all kicks off when Liz accepts a date with Harry to help him celebrate another milestone in getting his divorce papers signed unaware that his soon to be ex-wife still has feelings for him.
Emmerdale: Gray lashes out at Katie
12:36 AM — Gray is not in a good way at all this week. Chas heads over to see him and finds him in a very drunken and sorry state. She tells Diane that she thinks he may be suicidal. Diane's fears are confirmed when she too goes to see Gray and is appalled by his self-loathing state.
Hollyoaks: Darren gets a phone call from his “dead” dad
12:29 AM — Frankie is still putting a brave face on in Hollyoaks village this week. She's doing her best to keep things going at The Dog, but is finding life hard without Jack.
26th July 2008
Gay.com owner has lost $100 million since launch
12:38 AM — Gay.com parent company PlanetOut Inc has lost $100 million (£50 m) since it was founded. The figure was revealed in the company's most recent stock filings to the Nasdaq market in New York.
25th July 2008
Kylie tipped to perform as G-A-Y leaves the Astoria 1
6:06 PM — The phrase end of an era is overused, but in the case of London's most famous gay club it feels appropriate. G-A-Y will top off 15 years at the Astoria with a suitably extravagant final night this Saturday.
Belfast Pride given permission to go ahead – Iris invited
5:16 PM — The Northern Ireland Parades Commission has given permission for Belfast Pride to go ahead on August 2nd without any restrictions.
No BNP rally on the day of Stoke Pride
5:00 PM — The British National Party will not be holding a rally in Stoke on Trent on the same day as the city's Pride event.