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7 October 2008Obama’s gay rights stance gets Drew Barrymore’s vote 2 A Hollywood actress has said she is backing the Democratic nominee for President of the United States after she heard him talk about equality for gay and lesbian people.
7 October 2008Mistrial scuppers firefighters claims of ‘sex harassment’ at Pride + A jury in San Diego has been unable to decide whether or not to the city of San Diego was liable to pay damages to four firefighters who claim they were sexually harassed at a Pride parade.
7 October 200811,000 same-sex weddings in Califonia since legalisation + New research published in Los Angeles today has revealed that estimated 11,000 same-sex couples have married in California in the first three months since gay weddings were ruled legal in the state.
6 October 2008Teen who murdered gay classmate had white supremacist literature 4 A fourteen year old boy who is standing trial for the murder of a fellow school student, had "literature and drawings depicting a "racist skinhead philosophy" in his bedroom.
4 October 2008Eamonn Holmes accidentally “outs” Salma Hayek as a lesbian 7 Sky News anchor Eamonn Holmes has accidentally outed Hollywood star Salma Hayek as lesbian.
4 October 2008Lesbian comic Rosie O’Donnell to host NBC variety show 1 Lesbian comedienne Rosie O'Donnell is to return to television with her own variety show next month.
3 October 2008Opposition to gay marriage brings rare moment of unity in VP debate 7 The Republican and Democratic candidates for Vice President of the United States have spoken of their opposition to same-sex marriage.
2 October 2008Melissa Ethelridge to get married ahead of California vote + Lesbian rock icon Melissa Etheridge is getting married.
2 October 2008McCain’s limp responses to questions from gay community 9 The Republican candidate for President of the United States has given a written response to questions for a leading American gay publication.
1 October 2008Fire fighters claim damages for “sexual harassment” at Pride 3 Four San Diego fire fighters who claim that they were sexually harassed at a gay pride event began their court case yesterday.
1 October 2008US accused of not overturning ban on HIV+ visitors 1 A New York-based LGBT immigration pressure group has accused the US government of failing to follow a new policy on HIV+ people visiting the country.
30 September 2008Sean Penn boasts to Madonna about kissing boys 11 Sean Penn, who is to star in new film Milk, has shared an on-screen kiss with co-star James Franco. The actor was reportedly so excited about his first gay kiss that he sent a text message to Madonna about it.
30 September 2008Gay Congressman at centre of financial crisis 2 A veteran fighter for gay rights has come under fire for his role in the current crisis in the financial markets.
30 September 2008DeGeneres speaks against Proposition 8 2 American lesbian comedienne and chat show host Ellen DeGeneres has called for Californians to reject Proposition 8. The amendment to the marriage legislation would effectively ban gay marriage in California, if it passed a public vote in November.
29 September 2008Google opposes ban on gay marriage + Internet company Google will publicly oppose an attempt to ban same-sex marriage in California.
29 September 2008Pepsi risks boycott with donation to gay support group 6 A leading soft drinks manufacturer has donated $500,000 (£277,000) to a programme for workplace equality.
26 September 2008Gay Canadians urged to vote Conservatives out of office + A leading gay and lesbian media group in Canada has published a 16-page expose of the Conservative party alleging that they "pandered to antigay, faith-based groups."
26 September 2008New report shows rise in hate crimes across Europe 2 A human rights group has published research into incidents of violent hate crime against minority groups in 56 North American and European states.
25 September 2008Senate to consider same-sex benefits for US federal employees + A new report ahead of a US Senate hearing into the Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act has costed the introduction of benefits for the same-sex partners of federal employees.
24 September 2008US star Clay Aiken comes out 3 A popular American singer has appeared on the cover of People magazine with his baby son and confirmed he is gay.