16 May 2013
New Alan Turing sculpture revealed in London
A new sculpture of gay computer genius and WWII codebreaker Alan Turing has been revealed in Paddington, London, as one of three heroes voted for by local residents.
14 May 2013
Study: Audiences don’t mind gay actors playing straight roles
Researchers from South Carolina's Clemson University tested the hypothesis that out actors cannot play a believable straight role - and found it wasn't the case.
8 May 2013
Michael Caine: ‘My father thought I was gay’
Sir Michael Caine has revealed his father thought he was gay when he first decided to become an actor.
7 May 2013
Helen Mirren laughs off drummer rant by wearing t-shirt in support of gay festival
Helen Mirren has poked fun at her rant at a group of drummers who were promoting a gay festival by wearing a custom made t-shirt in support of the event.
6 May 2013
Dame Helen Mirren dressed as the Queen tells gay festival drummers to ‘shut the f**k up’
Dressed as the Queen, Dame Helen Mirren told 200 drummers promoting a gay festival to "shut the f*ck up" after they disturbed a performance of 'The Audience'.
25 April 2013
UK: Gay novelist tops bestseller list with haunted debut
A debut novel by gay author Neil Spring, based on the true story of Borey Rectory, "the most haunted house in England," has rocketed to the top of Amazon's new releases.
24 April 2013
Culture Editor Matthew Cain to leave Channel 4 News
Gay journalist and broadcaster Matthew Cain has announced that he’s leaving Channel 4 News as the programme's culture editor in order to write fiction.
23 April 2013
Ian McKellen: ‘I’m accepted as a gay man and as happy now as I’ve ever been’
Actor and activist Sir Ian McKellen has spoken of how progress in gay rights has allowed him to come out and feel accepted, and says that aged 73 he is as content with life as he has ever been.
18 April 2013
Andrew Garfield: Of course I support equal marriage, how can you argue against compassion?
British actor Andrew Garfield has come out in strong support of equal marriage, questioning how anybody can "argue against compassion and understanding".
16 April 2013
Ian McKellen: ‘Margaret Thatcher misjudged the future with Section 28′
Actor Sir Ian McKellen says Margaret Thatcher "misjudged the future" with her support for Section 28.
14 April 2013
US: Gay ‘Glee’ actor Jonathan Groff to appear in comedy TV pilot
Jonathan Groff will play a leading role in an upcoming comedy pilot about the lives of three gay men, commissioned for US Cable channel HBO.
8 April 2013
US: Cindy McCain to appear in Proposition 8 play
Cindy McCain, the wife of 2008 Republican presidential nominee Senator John McCain, is to appear in a play about Proposition 8, the US state of California's controversial ban on same-sex marriage.
29 March 2013
Richard E Grant pays tribute to his on-screen fictional gay Uncle Monty
Tributes have been paid to Richard Griffiths, remembered by many, including Richard E Grant, for playing Uncle Monty, a gay character in the 1987 cult British film Withnail and I.
27 March 2013
Jamaica: LGBT film director says reports of homophobia are not exaggerated but ‘Jamaica will come around’
The director of a film investigating homophobia in Jamaica, featured a the LGBT Film Festival in London, has said the extent of the problem is not exaggerated.
18 March 2013
Assistant of gay artist David Hockney dies after becoming ill at star’s home
An assistant of David Hockney has died after becoming unwell at the gay artist's home in East Yorkshire.
17 March 2013
Ian McKellen to officiate at Patrick Stewart’s wedding, and has performed civil partnership ceremonies
Sir Ian McKellen has announced that he is to officiate at fellow actor Patrick Stewart's wedding, and said that he has officiated at civil partnership ceremonies before.
30 January 2013
Venice breaks cultural ties with St Petersburg over anti-gay law
The Italian city of Venice has broken its cultural partnership with Russian city, St Petersburg, over an anti-gay law which was brought in a year ago.
21 January 2013
Michael Winner’s regret at avoiding national service by pretending to be gay
Michael Winner, whose death has been announced today, previously wrote in his autobiography of his regret at avoiding National Service by falsely claiming to be gay.
14 January 2013
Rupert Everett: Gay actors should stay in the closet
The British actor Rupert Everett says he would not advise any gay actor working in the movie industry to come out as it would not help their career.
2 January 2013
Pakistan: Uproar over homoerotic paintings of Muslim clerics
An artist and college in Pakistan may be charged with blasphemy for publishing a series of religious paintings with strong homoerotic overtones.