19th June 2008
Davis accused of supporting rights for suspected terrorists but not gays 7
11:56 AM — An openly gay government minister has mocked the civil liberties campaign of former Shadow Home Secretary David Davis.
18th June 2008
Coronation Street: Liz dumps Vernon
11:18 PM — The week gets off to a tense start as Vernon and Liz go to a view a bar together. It’s clear that something is amiss from the start as Vernon is mad with excitement about the prospect of buying a bar together while Liz can muster no enthusiasm at all.
Emmerdale: Baby Arthur is rushed to hospital
11:16 PM — Greg throws himself right into the baby signing class. He's thoroughly enjoying being with Mel and Arthur. This cheerful mood doesn’t last long though. When the instructor mistakenly addresses Mel and Greg as Arthur’s parents, Mel does nothing to correct him.
EastEnders: A blood-soaked Sean returns to the square
11:11 PM — In Albert Square people don’t just come and go – they make dramatic exits in car crashes, explosions, murders and fights. Sometimes these are matched by an even more dramatic return. As if to illustrate the point, local hard-man Sean Slater makes a shocking return to the Vic this week, drenched from head to toe in blood.
London’s gay rugby club in world tournament final 1
3:54 PM — London’s only gay rugby club, the world famous Kings Cross Steelers has won places in the finals of The Bingham Cup in Dublin, Ireland.
EU confirms sexual orientation will be included in discrimination directive 2
1:55 PM — Commissioner Jacques Barrot confirmed today that the European Commission will propose a cross-cutting directive aimed at combating LGBT discrimination.
Little Britain star’s civil partnership to be dissolved
1:30 PM — Little Britain star Matt Lucas is to divorce from his partner Kevin McGee- 18 months after they entered into a civil partnership.
Groundbreaking survey accuses NHS of failing lesbian and bisexual women 2
12:47 PM — The NHS has failed to provide adequate care and information for the lesbian and bisexual female community, a recent survey shows.
LGBT Christian group describe Archbishops’ condemnation as “indefensible” 3
12:14 PM — The Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement (LGCM) has said it supports last week's blessing of a same sex couple in church.
New series exposes the level of drug use in London clubs
11:17 AM — A New TV series called 'Wasted', which is due to air on Current TV next week, will expose the ways in which drugs and alcohol are used and abused by young people today.
Police charge man with the murder of gay Manchester clubber
12:56 AM — Police in Manchester have confirmed that a 40-year-old man has been charged with the murder of David Brown in September 2007. Brown was found dead after he visited bars in Manchester's gay village.
17th June 2008
PinkNews.co.uk goes interactive with new my.PinkNews.co.uk feature
6:23 PM — PinkNews.co.uk has today launched its new my.PinkNews.co.uk website. The site allows readers to pluck stories that interest them from the internet and post them online for others to see.
2008: A year of Pride
5:27 PM — PinkNews.co.uk takes a glance at the at the various Pride events taking place around the UK in 2008
Archbishop of Canterbury and the Archbishop of York condemn gay marriage service 10
4:06 PM — The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Archbishop of York have condemned the recent partnership cermony of two bishops held over the weekend.
Bishops renew opposition to gay marriage as it is not “faithful, exclusive or lasting” 16
3:35 PM — Catholic bishops have yesterday renewed their opposition to gay marriage, stating that sexual differentiation is intrinsic to the Catholic's understanding of the sacrament of marriage.
Stonewall Chief Executive denies campaign against David Davis 7
1:55 PM — Stonewall Chief Executive Ben Summerskill has denied claims by columnist and political blogger Iain Dale that Stonewall pursuing a campaign against David Davis.
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.