As the Sochi games approach, Lush stores around the world will be running a Valentine’s campaign in defence of equal love
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Saturday 04 July 2009
Thursday 02 July 2009
Sacha Baron Cohen's movie Borat was a masterpiece of comedy; arguably the most inventive satire for many years. Its unique genre of wicked, sophisticated parody set the bar very high; so high that Cohen's latest comedic outing, Brüno, is something of a letdown. After all the hype, I feel cheated.
Wednesday 01 July 2009
Wednesday 01 July 2009
Further drama ahead of this year's Gay Pride rally, which is rapidly becoming the most contentious in the event's history.
Monday 29 June 2009
Think free-sheet and you think of multi-coloured commuter-fodder littering public transport, not necessarily about one of the country's most community-cohesive, progressive publications. But the Pink Paper, the country's only gay national newspaper, has long championed the threats and triumphs facing Britain's gay community with a cover price totalling a big round zero.
Sunday 28 June 2009
Wednesday 24 June 2009
Further indication, now, of Martin Bell's (imminent, surely?) return to the political fray.
Thursday 18 June 2009
Monday 25 May 2009
My friend Robin Tyler likes to joke that there is no such thing as same-sex marriage, because after marriage sex is never the same. Witticisms aside, she and her long-time partner Diane Olson were the original plaintiffs who bought the successful legal action that overturned the ban on gay marriage in California last year.
Sunday 24 May 2009
Claiming for interest on paid-off mortgages and for council tax on first-turned-second homes or evading capital gain tax on second-turned-first homes is, in parliamentary speak, "an error of judgement". For the rest of us, it is a criminal offence, since, in the notorious words of the late American billionaire Leona Helmsley (charged – and convicted – of tax evasion in 1989): "Only the little people pay taxes."
Sunday 17 May 2009
Saturday 09 May 2009
Friday 27 March 2009
Thursday 19 February 2009
Two American hate preachers have been banned from entering the UK where they planned to picket a play by a gay youth group, the Home Office said today.
Wednesday 18 February 2009
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Exclusive: UK approved £7m Israeli arms sales in six months before Gaza conflict
- 1 'Kidnapped boy may have been abused and murdered by VIP paedophile ring,' say police
- 3 Girl, 7, gets Tesco to remove 'stupid' sign suggesting superheroes are 'for boys'
- 4 This letter from a reader explains why women can’t play football