7th March 2014
BBC game show host defends trans contestant against Twitter trolls: ‘Grow up and get a life’ 8
6:56 PM — A BBC television host has jumped to the defence of a trans contestant who appeared on a game show yesterday, after a barrage of transphobic tweets were sent about her.
Isaiah Washington returns to Grey’s Anatomy 7 years after being sacked for calling co-star a ‘faggot’ 3
1:40 PM — Isaiah Washington is to return to Grey's Anatomy, seven years after he was fired from the show for using the word “faggot”.
Singer Dan Gillespie-Sells: Closeted gay celebrities ‘are part of the problem’ in tackling homophobia 20
12:40 PM — The lead singer of the Feeling has criticised gay celebrities who do not come out, saying that they are "part of the problem", when it comes to tackling homophobia in society.
Former Take That boss loses court battle over use of the word ‘queer’ 3
12:01 PM — The former manager of Take That has lost a legal battle with a gay nightclub over use of the word "queer".
6th March 2014
US: Fox Sports channel charged with discrimination for firing anti-gay pundit 7
9:53 PM — Fox Sports Southwest has been charged with religious discrimination for firing a pundit over his anti-gay views.
Canada: Gay porn channel told to ‘show more Canadian content’ 22
9:15 PM — A gay porn channel in Canada has been ordered to start showing more Canadian content by the broadcast regulator.
Video: X Factor star Marcus Collins backs ITV and Stonewall’s campaign against homophobic bullying
12:55 PM — ITV has teamed up with Stonewall to sponsor three London schools in a bid to raise awareness around homophobic bullying.
5th March 2014
Stephen Fry to host musical gay wedding for Channel 4 to celebrate start of same-sex marriages 32
12:01 AM — Channel 4 is to celebrate the introduction of same-sex marriage in England and Wales later this month with a musical gay wedding, hosted by Stephen Fry.
4th March 2014
Liza Minnelli: ‘Ellen didn’t mean any harm with ‘transphobic’ Oscars joke’ 17
8:56 PM — Liza Minnelli has defended Ellen DeGeneres from critics who labelled her transphobic after she made a joke at the Cabaret singer's expense at the Oscars on Sunday.
Duncan James: ‘It’s scary what’s happening to gays in Russia’ 10
8:27 PM — Blue singer Duncan James has said that the treatment of gay people in Russia is 'scary', and that he feels lucky to live in the UK.
Game allows users to create ‘gay Putin’, and play dress-up with him 15
6:39 PM — A new website has been created in order to support LGBT people in Russia, which allows users to create a 'Gay Putin', using props and outfits to add to a cartoon version of the Russian President.
Jamie Lee Curtis to produce film about gay baseball icon 2
6:28 PM — Jamie Lee Curtis is set to produce a film based on the life of gay, former baseball player Glenn Burke.
Tom Daley crowned biggest youth inspiration in sport 5
12:13 PM — Olympic diver Tom Daley says he’s delighted after winning the title of biggest inspiration for young people in sport.
Elton John: There is light at the end of the tunnel on HIV 4
10:58 AM — Sir Elton John spoke of the importance of removing the stigma surrounding HIV at his annual fundraising Oscar party over the weekend.
3rd March 2014
Jared Leto wins oscar for trans role in Dallas Buyers Club 9
7:48 AM — Jared Leto has won Best Supporting Actor for his role as Rayon, a trans woman with AIDS in the 1980s era drama set amidst the HIV/ AIDS crisis.
2nd March 2014
Rufus Wainwright: ‘Coming out to my parents was a nightmare’ 3
3:09 PM — Musician Rufus Wainwright has revealed how his parents "reacted horrifically" when he came out as a gay teenager in the late 1980s.
28th February 2014
Video game writer: When are we going to get a gay protagonist who isn’t a one-off joke? 5
5:16 PM — A leading video games writer has criticised the lack of gay or lesbian protagonists in film and games.
27th February 2014
Julianne Moore praises Ellen Page for ‘wonderful’ coming out speech 3
7:03 PM — Hollywood star Julianne Moore has commended fellow actress Ellen Page for her decision to come out as gay, earlier this month.
Ofcom ‘will not investigate’ Corrie over gay kiss complaints 3
4:20 PM — Broadcasting regulator Ofcom has confirmed that it will not investigate Coronation Street over dozens of complaints made about a gay kiss.
Drama Controller: The BBC has a ‘long way to go’ in representing the gay community 10
3:52 PM — The BBC's Drama Commissioner has said he thinks there is a "long way to go" before gay people are adequately represented.