Martin Sheen: I really wanted to portray a realistic gay relationship on ‘Grace and Frankie’
10:33 AM — Martin Sheen has opened up about playing a gay character in Netflix series 'Grace and Frankie' saying "it was important to get this right".
29th May 2015
TV station bans advert about gay veteran who wants to marry his partner 21
7:55 PM — A TV station in the state of Tennessee has refused to show an advert - because it features a Navy veteran who remains banned from marrying his partner.
Ricky Martin: I am ready to get married now 6
3:03 PM — Singer Ricky Martin has said he hopes to get married, and that marriage is "important", but that a connection is more important than looks.
A newspaper actually used this headline for a tennis match
1:24 PM — An Australian newspaper has lamented the defeat of a local tennis player with a rather unique headline.
Strictly Come Dancing judge confirms same-sex pairings 3
12:24 PM — Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood has confirmed that the show will feature same-sex dance contestants for the first time.
28th May 2015
Orphan Black star: Lesbian sex scenes aren’t for male viewers 17
7:07 PM — Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany has spoken about portraying a lesbian character - saying that she is not on display for the "male gaze".
Mika explains why he wrote the lyric ‘where have all the gay guys gone?’ 7
6:06 PM — Mika has explained the meaning of a new song, that asks the question "where have all the gay guys gone?".
Gay Big Brother housemate Aaron Frew ejected over ‘inappropriate behaviour’ 7
5:33 PM — A gay housemate has been ejected from reality show Big Brother - for unspecified "inappropriate behaviour".
Reading gay bar closes down and blames gay dating apps 17
4:23 PM — The first gay bar in Reading has closed its doors - claiming its business has fallen on hard times due to the increased use of social apps in the LGBT community.
27th May 2015
‘Fags shall not marry!’ Hate group dress up as Dumbledore and Gandalf after JK Rowling feud 17
2:08 PM — The Westboro Baptist Church has brought Dumbledore and Gandalf's wedding to life - after picking a bizarre fight with author JK Rowling.
Stars including Benedict Cumberbatch call on government to keep Human Rights Act 12
12:56 PM — Imitation Game star Benedict Cumberbatch is among a number of stars who have recorded videos celebrating the Human Rights Act - amid government plans to scrap it.
Will Young wants to be the next Top Gear host 1
11:48 AM — Out singer Will Young has said he hopes to become the next Top Gear host.
Netflix orders second season of Grace and Frankie, thanks to Miley Cyrus 3
11:21 AM — Netflix has ordered a second season of sitcom Grace and Frankie - and Miley Cyrus has been credited with helping the project secure renewal.
26th May 2015
Homophobes won’t like what Harry Potter’s Luna Lovegood is saying 12
5:56 PM — Harry Potter star Evanna Lynch has sent out a strong but fair request to her homophobic followers - to block her.
JK Rowling has celebrated that Dumbledore could marry Gandalf in Ireland 3
5:38 PM — The author behind Harry Potter has once again spoken out in support of gay rights, after Ireland voted in favour of same-sex marriage.
Sandi Toksvig compares Nigel Farage to Adolf Hitler 42
2:43 PM — The veteran broadcaster stated that she "hated" the Ukip leader whilst speaking at this year's Hay festival.
25th May 2015
Germaine Greer attacks Elton John for ‘deconstructing’ motherhood 48
10:41 AM — Feminist writer Germaine Greer has warned that motherhood is being "de-constructed" - because Elton John's husband is listed as his children's mother on their birth certificate.
Eurovision winner Mans Zelmerlow thanks his gay fans 37
10:18 AM — The winner of the Eurovision Song Contest has thanked his gay fans for accepting his apology - after he made purportedly homophobic comments.
24th May 2015
Sir Ian McKellen talks about having a crush on Sir Derek Jacobi 7
2:32 PM — The two legendary actors were at university in Cambridge together - before homosexuality was legal.
Sir Derek Jacobi: My mother said my sexuality was a phase 19
11:21 AM — Veteran actor Sir Derek Jacobi has spoken about coming out to his parents.