7th September 2008
Caroline Lucas: People are looking to the Greens for leadership 2
3:43 PM — Thank you all for this great honour and responsibility. To become Green Party leader at this time, when we stand together on the verge of so much, is tremendously exciting.
Greens aim for Westminster as first party leader elected 2
3:31 PM — The Green party in England and Wales has elected Caroline Lucas as their first leader with more than 90% of the vote.
Tutu claims “God is weeping” over gay arguments in Anglican church 13
2:40 PM — A leading Anglican has castigated his church for obsessing over gay issues while poverty, disease and hunger are ravaging the human race.
5th September 2008
City awaits murder trial as gay teen memorial fund established 2
5:55 PM — Two men from the Huyton area of Merseyside will go on trial next year for the murder of a gay teenager.
Cardiff Pride park event cancelled after heavy rain
5:32 PM — A celebration of gay Pride in a Cardiff park has been cancelled as the venue is waterlogged. Torrential rain has hit the Welsh capital and organisers finally conceded defeat earlier today.
NHS hit by loss of sexual health data
5:03 PM — A memory stick containing information about the STI tests of 146 people has gone missing from the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.
Asylum campaigners to protest in Cardiff 2
2:19 PM — A campaign group who want to overturn the decision to deport a gay asylum seeker will protest in Cardiff tomorrow, the day of the city's Pride event.
US bishop attacks Rowan Williams over marginalisation of liberals
1:16 PM — The symbolic head of the Anglican communion has been criticised by a leading American cleric for spending too much time and effort attempting to placate conservative bishops.
British Army to host LGBT conference
12:43 PM — The most senior solider in the British Army will show his support for gay troops next month when he attends the fourth Armed Forces LGBT Conference in London.
4th September 2008
Conference blog: The Tories plan a lazy Sunday afternoon
3:38 PM — The opening day at this year's Conservative party conference reads more like a mid morning magazine programme than a platform for government.
Welsh Anglicans unlikely to appoint gay man as bishop 3
2:55 PM — The leaders of the Anglican Church in Wales have played down suggestions that a prominent gay man could be selected as the next Bishop of Bangor.
Gay man stabbed seven times in homophobic knife attack 34
2:02 PM — An attack on a gay man in east London is being treated as attempted murder. The 20-year-old, known only as Olly, was set upon by a gang of five youths.
Christian attempts private prosecution over erect Jesus statue 3
1:28 PM — The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead is facing a private prosecution after it exhibited a 1ft high statue of Jesus with an erection.
3rd September 2008
Cardiff prepares for Saturday Pride
2:41 PM — Wales' capital will celebrate Pride this weekend, replacing the annual Cardiff Mardi Gras, which was cancelled due to lack of community and financial support.
Westminster will not allow a new nightclub on G-A-Y site
1:20 PM — Plans for the redevelopment of the Tottenham Court area from the City of Westminster specifically rule out a nightclub on the present site of G-A-Y and Ghetto.
Tatchell attacks faux-gay pop sensation Katy Perry 9
12:46 PM — American singer Katy Perry has rejected criticism of her new single UR SO GAY.
Find out your rights at free law seminar in Manchester
11:28 AM — A special free event designed to inform gay, lesbian and bisexual people of their rights has been organised by award-winning solicitors Russell Jones & Walker.
Scots bishops call gay adoption “gravely wrong” 10
11:23 AM — The leaders of the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland have attacked the government and told the faithful to get involved in politics.
2nd September 2008
Gay World Cup organisers hope more women will take up the game
4:14 PM — The team behind last week's International Gay and Lesbian Football Association World Championship in London said they were "delighted" that it passed off so successfully.
MSP confident that hate crimes bill will be law next year 1
3:20 PM — New legislation that will allow Scotland's courts can impose tougher sentences for offences aggravated by the victim's disability, gender identity or sexual orientation should be law by 2009.