28th July 2008
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.
Tories call for an election after Labour defeat in Glasgow East 3
1:19 PM — The leader of the Conservative party has called on Prime Minister Gordon Brown to call an election after Labour lost their third-safest seat in Scotland in a by-election yesterday.
Will David Cameron attend Alan Duncan’s gay ‘wedding’? 3
12:50 PM — One of the most senior members of the Conservative party will enter into a civil partnership today. Up to 300 people are thought to have been invited to a celebration of Alan Duncan's nuptials.
Cardiff to celebrate Pride in September
12:12 PM — The 2008 Cardiff Pride will see men and women separated as new features kick start a fresh approach to the gay festival.
HIV drugs extend life by more than a decade
11:14 AM — A Bristol University study of more than 43,000 people living with HIV has found that better treatments increase their life expectancy by 13 years.
EastEnders: Roxy and Sean announce shock wedding 2
12:03 AM — Last week Roxy fled hundreds of miles away to Devon to escape the clutches of psychotic lunatic Sean. This week, they’re getting married. Yes you read that correctly. Next week, it will probably be: Sean who? Such is the fickle nature of glamour-puss Roxy Mitchell.
24th July 2008
Libel win for victim of fake “gay” Facebook profile 7
11:46 PM — A London businessman has won a test libel case in the High Court after a former friend created a false Facebook profile that both implied he was gay and made allegations against his business.
Tory councillor charged with having gay sex in a public toilet 9
11:51 AM — A Conservative councillor in Harrow has appeared in court charged with engaging in sexual activity in a public lavatory. Robert Benson did not enter a plea at Harrow Magistrates' Court last week.
Gays to show their Pride in a city with nine BNP councillors 6
11:40 AM — Stoke on Trent's third annual Pride march has come under fire from local BNP supporters. One disgruntled local branded Pride "a disgusting 'thrusting in our faces' of homosexuality."