6th June 2008
Lithuanian MPs attempt to exclude gays from legal protection 3
12:18 PM — Members of Parliament in Lithuania have removed age, disability, and sexual orientation protections from a new draft law on equal opportunities.
McCain campaign tries to woo Clinton supporters
11:43 AM — Even as Hillary Clinton prepares to endorse Barack Obama on Saturday, the Republican National Committee is throwing open its doors to her supporters.
5th June 2008
Hillary Clinton finally ready to concede defeat
6:05 PM — The past year has been an amazing journey for Hillary Clinton, from uncrowned queen of the Democrats to a close second in the race for the party's Presidential nomination.
New York state Assembly passes gender identity discrimination bill 1
5:25 PM — The US state of New York's Assembly yesterday voted to include gender identity and expression in anti-discrimination protections.
Homophobic governments block gays from UN AIDS conference
4:59 PM — Lesbian and gay and sexual health groups from Jamaica, Zimbabwe and Egypt have been excluded from a major international conference on HIV/AIDS organised by the United Nations General Assembly.
New caucus in US Congress will campaign for LGBT rights
4:43 PM — A cross-party group of US Congressmen and women have formed a new campaign to push for greater rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans Americans.
Questions over police behaviour at Riga Pride 2
1:14 PM — Members of the European, Danish and Swedish parliaments have criticised the civic authorities in Riga over the way this year's Pride event was handled.
More homophobia from Polish politicians 5
12:38 PM — A gay parent who is in a sexual relationship should have their children taken from them, a politician in Poland has claimed.
Kennedy joins Obama in VP hunt
10:35 AM — Illinois Senator Barack Obama has selected a powerhouse three-person team to assist him in choosing his Democratic vice-presidential running mate for the November contest.
4th June 2008
Down but not out – what next for the former First Lady? 1
7:03 PM — Last night Hillary Clinton took to the stage at Baruch College and gave a speech in which she acknowledged the success of Barack Obama's campaign.
Hillary “open” to discussions about Vice Presidential spot
6:41 PM — With Barack Obama limping across the finish line to secure the number of delegates needed to claim the Democratic nomination all eyes are now on Hillary Clinton.
Gay campaigners storm AIDS conference in Uganda
6:33 PM — Three people have been arrested after they forced their way into an international conference about HIV/AIDS prevention in Ugnada organised by the UN.
California Supreme Court rejects delay in gay marriage
6:19 PM — Gay couples will be able to get married in America's most populous state from June 17th. The California Supreme Court denied requests to delay their landmark decision.
Gay marriage ban to be put to Californian voters 5
2:06 PM — Opponents of the Supreme Court of California's decision to legalise gay marriage have collected enough signatures of opposition to force the state to put the issue to voters directly.
3rd June 2008
Actress denies affair with Bill Clinton
11:13 PM — Gay and lesbian icon Gina Gershon is smokin' mad about a new Vanity Fair article alleging her friendship with former President Bill Clinton might have gone to the next level.
Barack Obama wins Democratic nomination race
10:44 PM — Although other media sources stills say Illinois Senator Barack Obama is short of the needed delegates to clinch the Democratic presidential nomination, the Associated Press is already calling the race for Obama.
Advice for gays considering a holiday in the Gambia – try Greece 9
8:16 PM — Gambia is fast becoming a popular holiday destination among British holiday goers. Log onto any large travel agency website and it won't be long before your blitzed with deals.
Hillary Clinton to concede defeat “as early as tonight”
6:32 PM — As Barack Obama looks almost assured to sail to primary victory in both Montana and South Dakota tonight, Hillary Clinton is weighing her options.
Greek mayor charged over gay weddings
6:11 PM — A prosecutor on the Greek island of Rhodes has begun legal proceedings against a local Mayor who married two same-sex couples this morning. The Justice minister said that the civil cermonies were illegal.
Turkey’s gays invite world to Pride week
6:00 PM — The courts may just have ordered them to close down, but Turkey's leading LGBT group is planning a week-long celebration of gay life.