23 March 2012
The BFI London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival is launched
The 26th annual London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival is being launched at the BFI tonight, with a wide range of films from around the world, but with only one new British Film in the list.
14 March 2012
Review: Derren Brown’s Svengali
Heather Price discusses Derren Brown's current tour, Svengali, and how his eerie brand of mind-reading left her with trouble sleeping afterwards.
13 March 2012
Video: Exclusive first look at Stud Life trailer ahead of BFI’s gay film festival
Ahead of the London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival starting later this month, PinkNews.co.uk brings you an exclusive first look at the trailer for Stud Life, a film documenting urban gay lifestyles.
17 February 2012
Elton John recreated with Gaydar profile pictures
An image of Elton John's face comprising thousands of Gaydar users' profile pictures is among the works in a collection celebrating LGBT History Month.
16 February 2012
Chris Colfer and Kevin Bacon join Proposition 8 play
Actors Kevin Bacon, Chris Colfer and John C Reilly join a swelling number of celebrities signing up to star in Dustin Lance Black's Proposition 8 play next month.
8 February 2012
Gay ban writing contest cancelled
A writing competition based out of Tulsa, Oklahoma which banned gay romance stories for reportedly being "just too much" has been cancelled.
1 February 2012
Theatre review: Execution of Justice
Execution of Justice, at the Southwark Playhouse in London until Saturday 4 February, tells the story of the assassination of San Francisco Mayor, George Moscone and openly gay District Supervisor, Harvey Milk on 27 November 1978.
27 January 2012
Cynthia Nixon: Bisexuals? We get no respect
After causing a storm of controversy this week when referring to being gay as a "choice" Cynthia Nixon seems to have reluctantly acknowledged that she is, in fact, bisexual.
26 January 2012
Video: Gay artist’s work smashed in New Delhi
A gay artist was attacked and a painting destroyed at his exhibition in New Delhi last week.
26 January 2012
UK survey: 81% of actors ‘open about sexuality’
In a new survey of the acting industry, eight in ten actors said they were 'out' professionally and three quarters of respondents said the decision to come out had not hindered their career.
20 January 2012
Jane Lynch and Matthew Morrisson in Prop 8 play
Glee stars Jane Lynch and Matthew Morrison are the latest stars to sign up to the one-night-only LA production of Dustin Lance Black's play about the Proposition 8 ballot.
10 January 2012
Video: Gay Korean-American film among features at Sundance
A film about a gay Korean man who yearns for a family - which the director used to come out to his own parents - will feature at this year's Sundance festival.
6 January 2012
Sir Ian McKellen says “no doubt” Shakespeare was gay
Sir Ian McKellen has reportedly said he has "no doubt" the complexities and plot devices of Shakespeare's work mean the playwright was gay.
29 December 2011
Interview: Simon Callow on Dickens, Peggy Ramsay and being gay
Laurence Watts meets the celebrated actor, theatre director, writer and biographer, renowned for his mastery of Shakespeare and Dickens whose film credits include Amadeus, A Room with a View, Maurice, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Shakespeare in Love and The Phantom of the Opera.
28 December 2011
Interview: Phillip Ward on the inimitable Quentin Crisp
Laurence Watts meets Phillip Ward to discuss the life and work of Quentin Crisp, and his "simple philosophy of happiness and being".
14 December 2011
George Clooney to star in second production of Dustin Lance Black’s Proposition 8 play
George Clooney has confirmed he will star in the second one-night-only production of Milk screenwriter Dustin Lance Black's Proposition 8 play.
13 December 2011
Interview: Russell Grant on Strictly Come Dancing and returning to his theatrical roots
Russell Grant talks to Laurence Watts about his accidental fame in astrology, exceeding expectations on Strictly Come Dancing, and asking Holly Valance to star in a lesbian production of Romeo and Juliet.
8 December 2011
Theatre company appeals for trans scriptwriters
A UK theatre company is seeking submissions of short plays about transgender issues to be performed in Manchester next year, and says no previous script-writing experience is necessary.
29 November 2011
Alan Cumming to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth in new one-man production
The National Theatre of Scotland has announced it will be staging a one-man version of Macbeth featuring Alan Cumming as both the title character and his ambitious wife.
22 November 2011
Singer’s memoir wins Polari First Book Prize
Winner of the prize, which is for a first book exploring gay life, was revealed at a ceremony on London's South Bank last night.