Peter Tatchell: Disappointed in the Duchess

Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has blasted the Duchess of Cambridge for visiting a hotel owned by the Sultan of Brunei. In April, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah gave approval to Brunei’s revised penal code, which urges death by stoning for same-sex sexual activity. Kate Middleton was a guest at a wedding held at The Dorchester, on…

Congratulations Melissa & Linda

  Two days after they both turned 53, Melissa Etheridge and partner Linda Wallem, the creator of the hit TV show Nurse Jackie, were wed at the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California, at the foot of a majestic mountain range. People magazine reported that the ceremonywas intimate and outdoors, and that Etheridge sang Wallem…

Clare Balding Defends Olympic Presenting

Broadcaster Clare Balding has defended her decision to work at the Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia, saying she thought it sent “a more powerful message” to go, rather than to boycott the games. Last year Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law which bans the “promotion of non-traditional sexual relations” to minors. The new law…

Spain To Open First LGBT Seniors Home

Spain’s first old people’s home for gay and lesbian pensioners is to open in a converted hotel in Madrid. Federico Armenteros, president of the 26 December Foundation, which is behind the scheme, said that as far as society was concerned “elderly LGTB don’t exist”. He said the home would not be exclusively for gay people.…

Slovenia Making Its Mark With LGBT Honeymooners

Slovenia is among the most wanted wedding and honeymoon destinations for British gays and lesbians – that’s the message from Attitude magazine ahead of same sex marriage being legalized in England and Wales. Slovenia lies in the heart of Europe, where the Alps meet the Mediterranean and the Pannonian Plain meets the Karst. This small…

Lying Lovers

I often ask my friends what they would class as cheating and where they would draw the line between pure flirtation and something more serious. When you are in a relationship, is it cheating if you flirt with another person, if you go for a drink with them, if your lips touch, or is it…

J Lo Thanks LGBT Fans at GLAAD Awards

Jennifer Lopez has spoken about her gay fans and her lesbian aunt at Saturday’s 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles. The actress, dancer, producer, singer and American Idol judge received the Vanguard Award for having “increased the visibility and understanding of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.” “I’ve always felt a tremendous…

Stereotypes: Not Again!

WARNING: This article includes strong cases of satire and sarcasm. If you do not understand those two concepts, do not continue reading and go purchase a dictionary immediately. As many of us know, all lesbians conform to a specific set of rules and regulations on everything from dress code to sexual activity to emotions, rules…