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Micheal Stipe Grabs His Shovel And Digs Some Irony

Stunned by recent press reports that REM's Michael Stipe has just come out? Were you more shocked when you heard Stipe...

21/03/2008 18:57:23

I'm Loving Hearing Neil Loving Noel

In the new series, Mad About The Boy, Pet Shop Boy Neil Tennant talks about his love for the songs of Noel Coward....

19/03/2008 21:09:34

The Gay Scandal That Could Bring Down Brown

Looks like it's all over for Gordon Brown and the New Labour government - they've had their share of gay scandals in the

19/03/2008 14:56:52

Kids Say The Darnedest Things

Bored with hearing idiots say kids aren't being homophobic when they use "gay" as an insult? A new survey by The...

18/03/2008 15:03:04

Britney Wins, Bitch!

Some good news for "troubled star" Britney Spears. It seems the worse her life gets, the more "the gays" love her. I...

16/03/2008 04:10:56

Meanwhile Back In America, They're Still Killing Gay Kids...

Ever thought that homophobic joke isn't funny anymore? Uh-huh. Me too. You really should watch this video. Remember...

15/03/2008 11:26:24

At Last! Broadway Goes Gay....

Long seen - along with the US military - as one of the last bastions of heterosexual culture, New York's Broadway...

14/03/2008 17:10:58

Something For The Weekend

For once it's not a cliche to call an event in queer clubland "the end of an era" - this one really is. This Sunday...

14/03/2008 16:33:35

Give Up Smoking The Flaming Way

To mark No Smoking Day, here's a video that gives you a real good reason to quit. Imagine, one day this could be you....

12/03/2008 14:51:43

Last Night's TV: Delia

TV's most mumsy cook is back on our screens after five years waving her wooden spoon in the wilderness. In the interim...

12/03/2008 01:39:08

H From Steps As Bad As Jeffrey Dahmer: Official!

Former Steps singer, H, has been compared to gay serial killer, Jeffrey Dahmer - unfavourably. Mind you the comment was

11/03/2008 13:36:01

Confessions Of A Sin Bore

The Catholic Church has come up with a great way to halt the decline in people going to confession - invent more sins!...

10/03/2008 20:53:59

Do You Want The Good News Or The Bad News?

Fascination by those fun loving great Danes, Alphabeat, has gone straight into the top 10. Hercules And Love Affair's...

10/03/2008 13:25:43

Now This Could Just Be Me, But...

Whenever I hear a song from Goldfrapp’s new album, it makes me think of this satanic pagan funfilled hoedown. Stop...

09/03/2008 13:33:42

Richard Smith's News-spunk! Ban This Smut!

Can you guess the “pornographic book” Christians are mad as hell about – now it’s “required reading” for high school...

06/03/2008 16:01:07

A Song A Day. Part 10: Hercules & Love Affair

Welcome to part ten of my handy cut out and paste guide to the entire history of queer popular music. Today's lesson -...

06/03/2008 15:12:39

Last Night's Radio: William Burroughs - Nothing Is True, Everything Is Permitted

Laurie Anderson presented a very personal portrait of that mad old buzzard and dead Beat boy, William Burroughs, on BBC...

06/03/2008 00:51:58

Abba Even Gayer Than Village People - Official!

An international online poll has asked; "What's the gayest song of all time?" A slightly odd question, but 15,000 people

05/03/2008 17:49:12

Let Them Eat Face

Fans of the US soap As The World Turns are up in arms because young lovers, Luke and Noah, haven't kissed since...

04/03/2008 20:49:46

First We Take The Showers, Then We Take New York

I've never been sure if Concerned Women For America is a bona fide pressure group, or a comedy troupe. They were the...

02/03/2008 19:14:14

One Day All This Could Not Be Yours

Sir Benjamin Slade wants to give away his 13th century 33 room stately home - but there's a catch. "I have said that...

01/03/2008 10:26:08

Joke Of The Week - David Cameron

Not that I'm suggesting the leader of the Conservative Party is a joke, mind. Heaven forfend! No, David Cameron told a...

28/02/2008 18:00:19

Now This Could Just Be Me, But...

I think TV Land has just broken a new barrier with this ad based round a gag about fisting. Talk about a punchline etc...

27/02/2008 20:38:31

A Song A Day. Part Nine: The Magnetic Fields

Welcome to part nine of my handy cut out and paste guide to the entire history of queer popular music. Today's lesson -...

27/02/2008 19:00:50

Richard Smith's News-spunk! Facebook Shops Gay Cop

A police officer has been turned down for promotion after his employer found some "very personal information" on his...

27/02/2008 12:38:11

A Song A Day. Part Eight: Italo Disco

Welcome to part eight of my handy cut out and paste guide to the entire history of queer popular music. Today's lesson -

24/02/2008 21:53:58

Last Night's TV: Antiques' Roadshow (UK Gold)

If it's comedy gold you're hunting after, no TV programme beats Middle England's auld favourite, Antiques' Roadshow....

24/02/2008 20:00:27

Richard Smith's News-spunk! Run Ralph Run!

The US presidential election has finally got a candidate that doesn't make you want to hurl yourself off a cliff. Ralph...

24/02/2008 18:12:10

Richard Smith's News-spunk! Straight Out Of Brighton!

A straight man is taking a case to the Court Of Appeal because work colleagues called him "faggot" and "Mr Franglais"...

23/02/2008 13:31:33

A Song A Day. Part Seven: CSS

Welcome to part seven of my handy cut out and paste guide to the entire history of queer popular music. Today's lesson -

22/02/2008 17:52:34

Something For The Weekend

If you want to go out tonight, it’s Bollox in Manchester. That’s the name of a club night – not a comment. This jolly...

22/02/2008 14:58:24

Richard Smith's News-spunk! Blackburn Says No!

Controversy continues to come up and kiss Stonewall's new poster campaign on homophobic bullying in schools. On a...

22/02/2008 13:21:30

A Song A Day. Part Six: Take That

Welcome to part six of my handy cut out and paste guide to the entire history of queer popular music. Today's lesson -...

21/02/2008 15:04:15

Rupert The Bore

Well-known political activist, occasional actor and full-time seleb, Rupert Everett has got a bee in his bonnet about...

21/02/2008 09:27:59

Twits of the Week!

A Las Vegas couple thought they'd unearthed a rare photo of a naked and hitchhiking Marilyn Monroe. Lawrence Nicastro,...

20/02/2008 14:46:19

A Song A Day. Part Five: REM

Welcome to part five of my handy cut out and paste guide to the entire history of queer popular music. Today's lesson -...

20/02/2008 11:27:01

Richard Smith's News-spunk! Kylie kills queerbashers dead!

A man in Middlesbrough has found a massive flaw in Stonewall's new poster campaign on challenging homophobia in schools.

20/02/2008 10:01:39

Last Night's TV: Lily Allen & Friends

What's not to like about Lily Allen? Just her braindead new TV programme, sadly. BBC3 relaunched last week, and tried to

20/02/2008 00:32:14

A Song A Day. Part Four: Dangerous Muse

Welcome to part three of my handy cut out and paste guide to the entire history of queer popular music. Today's lesson -

19/02/2008 15:03:19

Jarvis Plus Beth = Temptation

Beth Ditto and Jarvis Cocker - the two unlikeliest and therefore loveliest pop stars of our time - have just released...

19/02/2008 12:36:00

A Song A Day. Part Three: The B-52s

Welcome to part three of my handy cut out and paste guide to the entire history of queer popular music. Today's lesson -

18/02/2008 16:52:49

The Twilight World of the Heterosexual

A third of British people spend less than 20 minutes when they have sex, according to a new survey from Virgin Media. A

18/02/2008 16:28:57

Richard Smith's News-spunk! David Cameron really loves you

A new Radio 4 documentary reveals how David Cameron came to change his mind over Section 28 - he listened to his wife....

18/02/2008 12:44:07

Richard Smith's News-spunk! Chi Chi LaRue is mad as hell!

And she's not gonna take it anymore! Barebacking in gay porn films, that is. Here's why (Warning: Naked men ahoy!) And

17/02/2008 13:13:28

Richard Smith's News-spunk! Crystal myths

The Association Of Chief Police Officers say crystal meth use is still low in the UK. But why is this a news story?...

16/02/2008 18:37:07

A Song A Day. Part Three: Sigur Ros

Welcome to part three of my handy cut out and paste guide to the entire history of queer popular music. Today's lesson -

16/02/2008 13:00:17

Something For The Weekend

The boys from Butt magazine start their new London club night tonight - GUNS – DIRTY HARD CORE FAG ROCK. That's pretty...

15/02/2008 17:22:34

A Song A Day. Part Two: DAF

Welcome to part two of my handy cut out and paste guide to the entire history of queer popular music. Today's lesson -...

15/02/2008 16:58:22

Richard Smith's News-spunk! Hoorah for state snooping!

The Office for National Statistics has announced it won't ask about peoples' sexuality in the next census - good! I've...

15/02/2008 16:10:50

Richard Smith's News-spunk! Madonna lays an egg

Film critics have been forming a disorderly queue to throw rotten tomatoes at Madonna's directorial debut. Filth And...

15/02/2008 09:21:15

A Song A Day. Part One: Morrissey

Welcome to part one of what will eventually be a complete history of queer popular music online. Only not complete....

14/02/2008 22:11:20

Richard Smith's News-spunk!

Scientists may have just discovered why your boyfriend keeps shagging round. According to newly published research by...

14/02/2008 16:55:51

Last Nights TV: Skins

How I learned to stop worrying about Skins and start perving… My journey to work has been particularly enjoyable over...

14/02/2008 15:07:17