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'Gays rock Israel's world' says Israeli MP

Israeli homosexuals are to blame for earthquakes, according to an Israeli MP. Shlomo Benizri of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish Shas party explained: “Why do earthquakes happen? One of the reasons is the things to which the Knesset [Israeli parliament] gives legitimacy, [...]

February 22, 2008

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Cardiff cancels Mardi Gras

Wales’ largest Pride event has been cancelled for 2008. The volunteer-run Cardiff Mardi Gras, which last year featured performances from Sheila’s Wheels, Sonia and Nicki French, will not take place this summer due to financial problems and lack of community [...]

February 21, 2008

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SUN NEWSPAPER IN GRATUITOUS LESBIAN HEADLINE SHOCKER!

Tegan and Sara, the Canadian singer-songwriters, twins and -gasp- lesbians, were lucky enough to be interviewed by the Sun newspaper recently. Was the interview a brilliant parody of a lascivious tabloid newspaper, making up for a lack of irony with [...]

February 21, 2008

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The new ‘we’re here, we’re queer’ for 2008?

God bless Stonewall and their wonderfully blunt new ad campaign. It’s just a shame that there still exists a need to tell the nation that yes, gay people really do exist, and, guess what – that’s not actually a problem. [...]

February 21, 2008

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P!nk divorces husband

Look sharp ladies – Pink is single again. The singer has split from husband of two years, Carey Hart. Pink explains the situation on her website: “The most important thing for you all to know, is that Carey and I [...]

February 21, 2008

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Electro-shock-influenced art showing in Newcastle

59-year old artist Toad was convicted to a mental hospital in the 1970s for the ‘condition’ of being a lesbian. She spent two and a half years in the institution being subjected to regular electro convulsive therapy and being medicated [...]

February 21, 2008