28 December 2012
Obituary: Gay composer and pianist Sir Richard Rodney Bennett
Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, a gay British composer and pianist who was nominated three times for Academy Awards, died on Christmas Eve aged 76.
13 December 2012
April Ashley receives MBE for services to trans rights
Liverpool-born actress and campaigner April Ashley is being honoured with an MBE today for services to transgender equality.
12 December 2012
Simon Callow: Banning the Church of England from same-sex marriage is a ‘medieval idea’
Simon Callow has described the government's decision to ban the Church of England from conducting same-sex marriages as "a bit bewildering" and a "sort of medieval idea".
16 November 2012
Beautiful Thing to return to the stage
Jonathan Harvey’s classic gay play, Beautiful Thing, will celebrate its 20th anniversary next year with a new UK-wide tour.
28 October 2012
Ian McKellen: ‘Being forced to hide my homosexuality made me a great actor’
Speaking at a school in London, Sir Ian McKellen said that he thinks hiding his sexuality for years was pivotal in perfecting his acting skills.
25 October 2012
Liverpool: LGBT arts festival gets underway
Homotopia is now underway in Liverpool and this year's festival has a special focus on the LGBT citizens of Uganda.
15 October 2012
Simon Callow: I have a ‘right’ to marriage
Actor and theatre director Simon Callow believes the recent outbursts of Lord Carey and former Tory MP Ann Widdecombe on the subject of equal marriage illustrates how the two are living in the past.
2 October 2012
Travel: Berlin on (more than) a bender
Bold, brash and brilliant.
23 September 2012
Bret Easton Ellis defends Paris Hilton’s anti-gay remarks
Bret Easton Ellis, the author of American Psycho, says he agrees with Paris Hilton's recent homophobic comments about gay men.
30 August 2012
Uganda: Play banned by authorities for gay storyline
A Ugandan play tackling the difficulties of being gay in the country has been cancelled, ahead of a planned run at the country's National Theatre in Kampala.
20 August 2012
Warner Bros shelves Alan Turing biopic
14 August 2012
Report on homophobia in schools to be launched in Manchester
The Greater Manchester Prevalence of Homophobia Report 2012 will be launched at the city's Pink Triangle theatre later this month.
14 August 2012
Writer of Arthurian fantasy series subjected to homophobic reviews
The work of author Sarah Luddington has been subjected to homophobic abuse via online reviews of her Arthurian fantasy series, The Knights of Camelot, in which the hero is bisexual.
2 August 2012
Guernsey: Gay Disney kiss art troubles island
A Guernsey artist caused a storm of debate by displaying a collection of artwork showing popular Disney characters engaged in same-sex kisses.
1 August 2012
Author and essayist Gore Vidal dies aged 86
American author and political commentator Gore Vidal has died aged 86 at his home in Los Angeles.
27 July 2012
Liverpool: Two-year project on life of April Ashley launched
Arts festival Homotopia is preparing to launch a two year heritage project to research, explore and document the experiences of transgender people in Britain over the past 70 years, focussing on the life of trans model and actress April Ashley.
26 July 2012
Scottish literary magazine publishes LGBT-themed issue
Scotland’s leading literary magazine is publishing an LGBT-themed issue next month, highlighting the work of both established and up-and-coming writers.
19 July 2012
Man donates Olympic torch for anti-homophobia theatre workshops
An Olympic torch-bearer from Oldham has donated his torch to the gay Pink Triangle Theatre he co-founded for use in its workshops tackling homophobia in schools.
13 July 2012
LGBT book prize longlist announced
Organisers of the Polari First Book Prize have announced the long list for 2012.
5 July 2012
London: Gay arts festival GFEST cancelled
London’s annual gay and transgender arts festival GFEST has been cancelled this year due to a lack of funding.