6 June 2011
BFI has footage of first known male-to-male television kiss – featuring Sean Connery
TV researchers at the British Film Institute (BFI) have revealed they have footage of what is believed to be the first male-to-male kiss on UK television featuring Sean Connery.
31 May 2011
New Canadian exhibition looks at gay maritime life of the post-war years
A new exhibition has opened at The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax, Canada, looking into the gay and lesbian subcultures that flourished at sea on passenger cruise ships, naval vessels and freighters from the 1950s onwards.
27 May 2011
India celebrates second gay film festival
India's second annual gay film festival is underway in Mumbai.
27 April 2011
San Francisco’s legendary gay bookshop to close
The last of the four shops owned by A Different Light Bookstores - and the last exclusively LGBT bookstore in San Francsico - is set to close by the end of this month.
27 April 2011
Cary Grant’s daughter claims her father ‘enjoyed being called gay’
The daughter of legendary Hollywood star Cary Grant has stated in a new book about her father that he "enjoyed being called gay".
21 April 2011
Theatre review: The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg
Having never seen the 1964 French musical film of the same name, I came to The Umbrellas of Cherbourg at the Gielgud Theatre with fresh eyes.
18 April 2011
Poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy composes royal wedding verse
The poet laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, has composed a verse for the royal wedding.
6 April 2011
New version of novel ‘From Here to Eternity’ to contain gay references
A new version of the novel 'From Here to Eternity' will contain the gay references originally included by author James Jones.
5 April 2011
Woman attacks ‘evil homosexual’ Gauguin painting
A woman who attacked a Paul Gauguin painting in Washington DC's National Gallery claimed she did it because it is "very homosexual".
22 March 2011
Review: Teeth, tits and tease at the Hurly Burly Show
The Hurly Burly Show brings something, fresh, sexy and glamorous to the West End, with hilarious theatrical moments and jaw-dropping costumes throughout.
11 March 2011
Interview: Genderqueer performer CN Lester
“It didn’t matter what your genitals were, what mattered was: do you have a beautiful voice and do you look fabulous?” Genderqueer performer CN Lester, who identifies as neither male nor female, talks to Paris Lees about sexual harassment, operatic androgyny and a mutual fear of going blind.
8 March 2011
Fringe event boosts slashed London gay film festival
London's annual Lesbian and Gay Film Festival may have been cut down to just a week but a community effort will see a fringe event following the main festival.
4 March 2011
Lion King animator says only a matter of time before ‘gay families’ appear in Disney films
Andreas Deja, a veteran animator for Disney, has suggested the company would be open to featuring both openly gay character and gay families in future projects.
4 March 2011
Dior catwalk show goes ahead without disgraced British Designer Galliano
Christian Dior's catwalk show took place at Paris Fashion Week today without its former star designer, John Galliano, who was sacked from the fashion house last week for a drunken, allegedly anti-Semitic tirade.
4 March 2011
National Portrait Gallery talk to celebrate lesbians and gay men in British cinema
The National Portrait Gallery in London is to host a talk highlighting key lesbian and gay figures in British cinema.
3 March 2011
End of LGBT History month marked in Warsaw by remembering classic lesbian novel
Ric Todd, the British Ambassador to Poland, visited the Polish National Library this week to mark the end of LGBT History Month and view their copy of Radclyffe Hall's groundbreaking 1928 lesbian novel The Well of Loneliness.
1 March 2011
Irish artist depicts Elton John breastfeeding
An Irish artist who painted the Pope conducting a gay marriage has depicted Elton John breastfeeding his new baby son.
26 January 2011
Tom Ford on why gay men are ‘better fashion designers’
Tom Ford says gay men make better designers because they can "detach the physical from the spiritual".
14 January 2011
Gay and straight students marry in the name of art
A gay man and a straight woman have married for an art project.
13 January 2011
America’s first gay museum opens in San Francisco
The first gay museum in America opened yesterday in San Francisco.