8th June 2008
Clinton bows out of Presidential race
3:08 AM — Hillary Clinton has bowed out of the race to win the race to win the Democratic party nomination for the Presidency.
7th June 2008
Homosexuality a destructive sin, claims “caring” Russian Orthodox Church 4
5:35 PM — A senior Russian Archpriest has said the country's Orthodox Church cares for gay and lesbian people and accepts them, but their sexual orientation is a "destructive sin."
We never said Clinton had sex with actress claims Vanity Fair
4:51 PM — Magazine Vanity Fair has come underfire from both former US President Bill Clinton and gay and lesbian icon Gina Gershon for an article alleging her friendship with him might have gone to the next level.
COMMENT: My holiday in Iran challenged perceptions 23
12:14 AM — I spent ages researching into Iran, trying to dispel all these notions that it is a dangerous place to visit. I knew it wasn’t, and I was right.
6th June 2008
Brazilian soldier arrested after discussing gay relationship
11:30 PM — A gay Brazilian army sergeant has been arrested just as the country's first national gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans rights conference takes place.
Rainbow flag to fly over second British embassy 6
2:53 PM — Warsaw holds its Pride march tomorrow, and in a mark of solidarity the Rainbow flag will fly next to the Union flag over the British embassy in the city.
Muslim gang attacks gay catwalk model 46
2:45 PM — Gay people in Holland have been shocked by a public attack on a gay man in Amsterdam. Model Mike Du Pree was taking part in a fashion show to promote tolerance.
COMMENT: A kiss is just a kiss? Not for baseball-loving lesbians
2:00 PM — People across America generally view the Pacific Northwest as one of the most progressive, and dare I say liberal, regions of the United States.
TiVo in hot water over links to homophobes 4
1:40 PM — One of America's coolest brands risks alienating the gay community after its links with an organisation that fights against equality were questioned.
Amnesty condemns arrests of Uganda AIDS conference protesters
1:06 PM — A leading human rights group has said it is concerned for the welfare of three gay protesters who forced their way into an international conference about HIV/AIDS prevention in Uganda organised by the UN.
Sober gays will gather at EuroPride
12:34 PM — Special events for the thousands of gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans men and women in Europe who are in recovery from alcoholism will be held alongside this year's EuroPride.
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.