PRESS OMBUDSMAN SLAMS SATURDAY STAR: The press ombudsman has reprimanded the Saturday Star newspaper for contravening the press code in its recent “Blood Wars” story.
GLADD NOMINEES ANNOUNCED: The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation has announced the nominees for its 17th Annual Media Awards.
UK SURVEY: GAYS EARN MORE: A new UK survey has revealed that gays and lesbians are paid more than heterosexual men and women.
NIGERIA TO BAN GAY MARRIAGE WHILE EU SLAMS HOMOPHOBIA: Two continents, two realities as Nigeria is set to ban same-sex unions, while the EU officially condemns internal homophobia.
“BLOOD WARS” SIMMER DOWN: After the last few days of controversy on the banning of gay men from donating blood, some calm appears to be settling on the issue.
GAY FILMS SCOOP GOLDEN GLOBES: Films featuring gay characters scooped the top feature film awards at the 63rd Golden Globe Awards, while South Africa lost out.
SANBS RE-ASSERTS BAN – THREATENS ACTION: In the midst of the controversy around the GLA’s statements, the SA National Blood Services has confirmed that its policy remains unchanged.
GAY BLOOD BAN SPARKS ROW: A number of Gay and Lesbian groups have slammed a statement by the South African National Blood Service that it would not accept gay blood donors.
SONY LAUNCHES GAY MUSIC LABEL: For the first time, a major player in the music business is launching a record label specifically targeting gays and lesbians.
GAY MEN STILL EXCLUDED FROM DONATING BLOOD: It has emerged that gay men continue to be excluded from donating blood in South Africa.
OUTRAGE AT GAY ARREST IN INDIA: Human and gay rights organisations have condemned the arrest of four men on charges of homosexuality in India.
BROKEBACK SCREENING CANCELLED IN UTAH: Cinemagoers in Utah, USA, were disappointed when screenings of the acclaimed gay cowboy film, Brokeback Mountain, were cancelled.
JAMAICA’S ANTI-GAY CRISIS: Jamaica, notorious for its often anti-gay stance, is again in the news following the death of another gay man.
LA POLICE TO RECRUIT AT GAY GAMES: Not only is LA's Police Department a sponsor of next year's Chicago Gay Games, but they'll also be recruiting!
REPORT: AUDI & VW CARS MOST SATISFYING TO OWN: Two Audi and two Volkswagen models rank highest in satisfying owners, according to a new report released this week in South Africa.
ELTON JOHN ‘MARRIES’: Legendary pop singer Sir Elton John and his long-term partner, David Furnish, have ‘tied the knot’ in a civil partnership ceremony.
MCQP HAILED AS SUCCESS: The Mother City Queer Project rocked Cape Town this weekend, many declaring it a success.
FORD TO CONTINUE GAY ADVERTISING: The US car manufacturer has announced that it will continue to advertise in the gay media.
GAY ZIM MAN DENIED ASYLUM IN US: A United States Federal Appeals court has denied a gay Zimbabwean man's application for asylum in that country.
GAY THEMED FILM LEADS GOLDEN GLOBES NOMINEES: The gay themed Brokeback Mountain continues to garner critical acclaim; now leading the nominees for the 63rd Golden Globe Awards.