Church and gays clash over Bologna Pride

Bologna's Pride march will start from the museum of the Holy Mary, once home of the LGBT movement. But the Catholic hierarchy has attacked the organizers

A gay hate murder and a lesbian artist’s love

Lucy Ash talks to Gay Star News about how the death of Ian Baynham affected her art and life

LadyRocker finds Peace of mind

LadyRock star Heather Peace chats about her long-awaited debut album, Simon Cowell and Lip Service

Circles: My stories about HIV and AIDS

Black playwright Beverly Andrews explains how reports of a homophobic crackdown in Africa inspired her play, Circles, which tells stories around HIV and AIDS

Ian Roberts talks about being out personally and professionally

'You hear all those horrible stories about high-profile people who had been living these closeted lives. There's no excuse for it anymore'

The China Vagina Monologues

Gay Star News speak to the director of a recent production of The Vagina Monologues in Shanghai about feminism and LGBT rights

Historian says famous Titanic passengers were gay

On 100th anniversary of ship's sinking, historian examines two prominent passengers' sexuality

Olympic body challenge: Feel good to look good

Personal trainer Will Pike shows Matthew Jenkin that the way to achieving a body beautiful starts from the inside

A new wave of gay hate in Italy

As Italian MP Massimo Calearo calls gay kisses ‘disgusting’, LGBT activists move forward their agenda despite political hatred

Searching for The Cure

Gay Star News interviews the director of a new documentary about Christian ‘gay cure’ programmes, and their survivors, in Australia

Out of the frying pan and into the scrum

Olympic body challenge: Working out is a team effort as Matthew Jenkin takes on the Kings Cross Steelers

Belgian beach boys come of age

The star and makers of North Sea Texas chat about the difficulties and joys of making a film about teenage gay love

Windows into domestic gay Thailand

A exhibition of tender photographs of gay couples in their homes is showing in Bangkok, Gay Star News interviews the Thai photographer Piryarat Piyapongwiwat

Be a Woman premieres in Amsterdam this week

A documentary about drag queens in southwest China has its European premiere this week in Amsterdam

Polite prejudice: LGBT life in Japan

Gay Star News interview one of the first gay elected politicians in Japan, Taiga Ishikawa

Trans Italy celebrates and looks forward

Italy is marking 30 years since it’s groundbreaking law allowing trans people to change gender – but the debate about their rights continues

New magazine and hope for gays in Sudan

Rainbow Sudan shines a light on gay and lesbian life in a country where homosexuality is still punishable by death

Olympic body challenge: You are what you eat

Matthew Jenkin discovers the way to an Olympic athlete's heart is through his stomach

A future for gay Egypt?

Lesbian and gay Egyptians express their concerns for the future and suggest a way forwards

Meet Stooshe: Britain’s best new girl group

Alex, Karis and Courtney (the gay one) talk to Gay Star News about all things Stooshe and playing National Student Pride

The top 13 gay marriage myths busted

We look at the myths being lined up to criticize lesbian and gay marriages and the response to them

Louis-Georges Tin: Activist and Nobel Prize nominee

We speak to Louis-Georges Tin, who has fought for gay rights at the UN, founded International Day Against Homophobia and may now get a Nobel Prize

Olympic body challenge: Let the games begin

Matthew Jenkin takes on the Maximuscle challenge to get the body of an athlete before the London 2012 Olympic Games

No Pride in Eastern Europe

We interview Australian filmmaker Logan Mucha about his  gay rights in Eastern Europe documentary, showing at the Melbourne Queer Film Festival tomorrow

No more butts on No Smoking Day

Why gay men and women in particular should pledge to stub out their smoking habit on 14 March 2012

Love without censorship

Internet-released short films, that by-pass the censors, are all the rage in China right now. We talk to the director of one of the most popular ‘mini-films’ that happens to have a gay storyline

In search of the supergays

San Franciscan couple Lisa Dazols and Jenni Chang are traveling the world seeking out the ‘supergays’. Nine months in, we hear about where they’ve been, who they’ve met and what they’ve experienced

How to not argue against gay marriage

Why actor Kirk Cameron and Cardinal Keith O'Brien argue against gay marriage

A rainbow appears over Burma

Internet broadcast TV show, Colors Rainbow TV, is a beacon of the new LGBT rights movement in Burma 

Young, Chinese, gay and proud

Gay Star News interviews Mojo Wan, Shanghai’s most prolific illustrator