24-year-old Dmitry Isakov may become the first gay rights activist to be convicted under Russia’s controversial “gay propanda” laws, after he was attacked and arrested by his own parents at a solo campaign in July.
In an interview with Jay Leno on NBC’s tonight show, US President Barack Obama made the following assertions: “I have no patience for countries that try to treat gays and lesbians and transgender persons in ways that intimidate them or are harmful to them. “Every judgement should be made on the track, or in the […]
Dear Prime Minister, M Rogge, Lord Coe and Members of the International Olympic Committee, I write in the earnest hope that all those with a love of sport and the Olympic spirit will consider the stain on the Five Rings that occurred when the 1936 Berlin Olympics proceeded under the exultant aegis of a tyrant […]
Did I dream it or were there two male dancers kissing in the forefront while Coldplay were doing one of their many songs last night? Either way, we can thank Stephen Daldry for ensuring that there were covert and overt references to the rainbow in the four ceremonies surrounding the Olympics and Paralympics. There were […]
British openly gay equestrian Olympian Carl Hester will have to satisfy himself with one gold after being consigned to 4th position in the individual dressage on Thursday August the 9th. Two days earlier, Hester’s and his team-mates Laura Bechtolsheimer and Charlotte Dujardin took gold in the team dressage, but despite his horse, Utopia, dancing to Handel’s […]
Pride House 2012 is excited to announce that the London Broncos Rugby League will be part of the Pride House festival, dedicating their Saturday 4 August 2012 game against Salford Reds to Pride House, in what the club aims to become an annual tradition. As part of the scheme, discounted tickets (£10 instead of £15) […]
Thanks to Danny Boyle the whole world – whether they liked it or not – saw two women snog on Friday the 27th of August, for the British opening ceremony featured a split-second image of the first pre-watershed lesbian kiss from the now-defunct Channel 4 soap Brookside. The stunning show had something for everybody but […]
If anyone needed proof that we need to have ‘gay games’ and special LGBT sports events, they only need to look at the number of out lesbian and gay (sic) participants at this year’s Olympics. Although up on Beijing and Athens, the number of openly lesbian and gay participants is 14. They are: Matthew Mitcham (Australia, diving); Edward […]