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.…

Britain’s Gay Oscars

The glitzy ceremony, dubbed Britain’s ‘gay Oscars’ took place at London’s Landmark Hotel last night. Gay celebrities and their ‘straight allies’ were recognised for their commitment to equality after a vote by readers of the popular gay magazines. Joey Barton, who has campaigned to eradicate homophobia from football, was a surprise winner on the night.…

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…

Hetero Pride To Launch In Italy

A heterosexual pride organisation has launched in Italy, and plans to hold its first gathering next month. Etero Pride launched last month in Tuscany, inviting interested straight people to take part in “Europe’s first straight pride,” in May. The campaign aims to “challenge mass media and the world of communications in general”, and to show…

Debbie Harry Bisexual?

Blondie singer Debbie Harry has revealed that some of her own most satisfying sexual encounters were with women. The Daily Mail reports: ‘The chart-topping star, now 68, admitted that she was bisexual. When asked whether long-standing rumours of her affairs with girls were true, she said, “Yeah,” adding: “Let’s say women are more sensual.” ‘Harry, who…

Same-Sex Marriage Now Legal

As same-sex couples tie the knot after midnight David Cameron has hailed the first same-sex marriages in England and Wales as sending a “powerful message” about equality in Britain. The law changed at midnight on Friday (Sat a.m.), with a number of gay couples vying to claim the title of being the first to be…

Viva Las Vegas! With Dinah

Las Vegas is preparing for an onslaught of the world’s hottest lesbians, April 24-27, 2014. Now in its third year in Sin City, partygoers at Dinah Vegas will be rewarded with a bigger than ever bill of entertainment, gourmet dining, gaming and sunshine in the neo-lit city that never sleeps. Attendance has doubled each year,…