15th August 2014
Dragon Age producer: It’s important to let people play gay characters
3:20 PM — The producer of the Dragon Age series has said that it is "important" to give players the choice of sexuality in video games.
Professor Green axes collaboration with James Arthur over homophobic lyrics row 17
11:13 AM — Rapper Professor Green has cancelled a planned collaboration with James Arthur, joking that the star "imploded" following rows over homophobic lyrics.
14th August 2014
Kanye West’s former DJ makes homophobic remarks 17
12:52 PM — Kanye West’s former DJ has made a series of homophobic remarks on Twitter.
US: Musical about lesbian sexual awakening to open on Broadway 1
12:38 PM — ‘Fun Home,’ a musical based on lesbian author Alison Bechdel’s graphic-novel, opens on Broadway in April in time for the Tony Awards.
13th August 2014
Fox anchor Shepard Smith apologises for calling Robin Williams a ‘coward’ 19
6:11 PM — Fox News anchor Shepard Smith has issued a lengthy apology, after labelling actor Robin Williams "a coward" after he was found dead in an apparent suicide.
Star Trek writer rebukes fan offended by gay storyline 41
4:38 PM — A Star Trek writer has attacked a fan who claimed to be offended by a gay storyline.
Ariana Grande: My ex-boyfriend cheated on me with a man 2
1:33 PM — Singer Ariana Grande has revealed that her ex-boyfriend cheated on her with another man.
Trans boxing legend Kellie Maloney: Newspapers hounded me into coming out 24
11:13 AM — Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has said that she went public with her transition because newspapers had threatened to out her.
12th August 2014
God Hates Fags church to picket Robin Williams funeral 187
6:25 PM — The Westboro Baptist Church have announced they will picket the funeral of actor Robin Williams.
Watch: Lesbian comedian delivers epic put-down to homophobic hecklers 26
4:28 PM — Lesbian comedian Cameron Esposito has delivered an amazing put-down to homophobic hecklers.
Robin Williams’ gay and gender-defying roles 5
3:50 PM — As the world mourns the loss of actor Robin Williams, we take a look at some of his gay and gender-defying roles.
Game of Thrones author: I won’t include gay characters in novels ‘for the sake of it’ 24
12:05 PM — George RR Martin has addressed the lack of gay characters in his Game of Thrones book series.
Evan Davis and Simon Fanshawe appointed Museum of London governors
11:09 AM — Broadcaster Evan Davis and Stonewall co-founder Simon Fanshawe have been appointed to serve as governors for the Museum of London.
Tributes pour in for Robin Williams 1
10:49 AM — Tributes have poured in across the internet to the late actor Robin Williams.
Actor Robin Williams dies age 63 15
12:56 AM — Robin Williams - who played a gay character in cult classic The Birdcage - has been found dead in his home.
11th August 2014
New Zealand speed skater reveals engagement at Gay Games 7
7:21 PM — New Zealand speed skater Blake Skjellerup has revealed that he is engaged, a day after carrying the torch at the Gay Games Opening Ceremony.
Watch: Orange is the New Black stars support Manchester Pride 2
5:08 PM — Several stars of Netflix drama Orange is the New Black have recorded a video message supporting Manchester Pride.
Hunger Games star backs campaign to help rural LGBT youth 3
1:00 PM — Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson has launched a campaign to help LGBT people in rural communities get online.
Freddie Mercury biopic stalled over script problems? 1
11:11 AM — Production of a planned Freddie Mercury biopic has reportedly stalled over script problems.
Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria to lead Manchester Pride
11:01 AM — Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria will serve as Grand Marshal for Manchester Pride parade.