China: Censors clamp down on gay Sherlock fan fiction
4:52 PM — China's media regulator is reportedly clamping down on gay Sherlock fan fiction online.
18th April 2014
Gay X-Men director ‘grabbed buttocks’ and treated me like ‘meat’, says alleged victim 40
1:03 PM — The man accusing Bryan Singer, the director of the X-Men films, of raping him as a teenager has told reporters that he was treated "like a piece of meat".
17th April 2014
US: Off-Broadway musical heads to South Carolina to protest ‘gay book’ funding cut
10:43 PM — A South Carolina college will protest lawmakers' decisions to cut their funding over their stocking of a 'gay book', by hosting a performance of the musical based on it.
Glee and Erasure stars to perform at Detroit pride festival
6:45 PM — Among the entertainment at this year's pride festival in the city of Detroit will be Glee star Alex Newell and Erasure's Andy Bell.
Gay X-Men director Bryan Singer denies raping 17-year-old boy 33
1:43 PM — Bryan Singer, the director of the X-Men films, has denied raping a 17-year-old boy and forcing him to take cocaine.
16th April 2014
Cameron Diaz: I can appreciate women, but don’t label me bisexual 2
8:55 PM — Cameron Diaz has shot down claims that she has come out as bisexual, saying that quotes from her were taken out of context.
Alan Carr: ‘The most homophobia I get is from gays’ 123
2:12 PM — Alan Carr has dismissed criticism of his new advertising campaign for animal charity PETA by saying: “Don't worry Twitter they'll be another bandwagon you can jump on in a minute.”
Is Alan Carr’s new charity ad for PETA a clichéd stereotype or just harmless fun? 63
1:07 PM — Alan Carr’s new adverting campaign for animal charity PETA has sparked a mixed reaction on Twitter, with many accusing it of pandering to stereotypes.
Ellen DeGeneres named most powerful gay US celebrity 11
10:43 AM — Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres has been named the most powerful LGBT celebrity in the US.
15th April 2014
RuPaul’s Drag Race: ‘Transphobic’ episode pulled off air 18
8:39 PM — TV channel Logo has pulled an episode of RuPaul's Drag Race off of all digital platforms, after critics deemed it transphobic.
US radio host: Advert featuring gay dads is like axe murder 25
8:21 PM — Christian radio host Kevin Swanson has compared 'promoting homosexuality' to murdering people with an axe.
Review: Handbagged succeeds where The Iron Lady failed 8
6:43 PM — Geoffrey Smythe reviews Handbagged for PinkNews, a comedy play about Margaret Thatcher’s relationship with the Queen.
Katie Price: I don’t understand why Jessie J must announce her feelings about her sexuality 7
6:31 PM — Former glamour model Katie Price has questioned pop star Jessie J's reasons for speaking out about her sexuality saying "it really doesn't matter."
Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts: I don’t care if people feel I should have come out sooner 2
6:08 PM — Robin Roberts, co-host of Good Morning America, has dismissed the idea she should have come out sooner by saying, “Some people like their anonymity”.
Jimmy Somerville, Clive Anderson and Christopher Biggins to appear at National AIDS Trust gala 1
5:25 PM — Jimmy Somerville, Clive Anderson and Christopher Biggins will all appear at the National AIDS Trust’s Spring Awakening fundraiser next month, the charity says.
13th April 2014
Linda Harvey: Young gay people should stay closeted until they can become straight 101
4:13 PM — US Radio Host Linda Harvey, who once dismissed the possibility that “kids are kicked out of their homes just for being who they are,” has now suggested young gay people should stay closeted to friends and family until they can become straight.
Watch: Ellen Page presents ‘Orange is the New Black’ star Laverne Cox with GLAAD award
1:32 PM — Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox has been presented with GLAAD's top media award, by newly-out actress Ellen Page.
12th April 2014
UK: Nigel Farage laughs about UKIP’s anti-gay ‘loonies and fruitcakes’ on Have I Got News For You 38
6:25 PM — Nigel Farage made light of anti-gay comments made by UKIP members yesterday, appearing on Have I Got News For You.
Pussy Riot members: ‘Vladimir Putin could be gay’ 106
5:59 PM — Two members of Pussy Riot have claimed that Vladimir Putin could be gay.
Nintendo: Same-sex marriage in video game was ‘unintentional, game-breaking bug’ 24
2:43 PM — Nintendo has said that the inclusion of same-sex marriage in a video game last yearwas a 'critical bug'.