Barack Obama Speaks out against International and Russian Homophobia

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 […]

Putting The Rainbow in the Olympics/Paralympics

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 […]

One Gold for Hester

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 festival programme complete

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) […]

Whole World Sees lesbian Kiss

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 […]

14 Out Participants in the Olympics

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 […]