Regulations covering sexual orientation discrimination in the area of goods, facilities and services have been announced here by Ruth Kelly.
The text of the regulations can be read here.
The press release confirms the previous statements about the extent of exemptions.
The full title of the regulations is "The Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2007"
They need to be agreed by Parliament and are due to come into force on the 30th April - a little later than originally anticipated.