UN COMMISSIONER OPENS OUTGAMES CONFERENCE:
Around 1,500 LGBT activists from around the world massed for the first International LGBT Human Rights Conference held as the kick-off event for the First World Outgames.
CALL TO INVESTIGATE LESBIAN MURDERS:
Human Rights Watch has called on Jamaican authorities to immediately investigate the murder of two women who were reportedly killed because of their alleged lesbian relationship.
BANK COMMENDED FOR GAY COUPLE IN TV AD:
Gays for Equitable Media (GEM), a lesbian and gay South African media advocacy group, has commended Nedbank for its home loans television advert, which includes a gay couple.