19th September 2014
US: Alison Bechdel receives MacArthur ‘genius’ award
5:39 PM — Openly-gay graphic memoirist, Alison Bechdel, was awarded the MacArthur Foundation "genius" Grant this week.
Pilot who claims to be John Travolta’s former gay lover denies case is ‘just about money’ 3
3:16 PM — A male pilot who alleges he had a six-year long affair with John Travolta has hit back at the actor for claiming the case is "just about people wanting money".
Out singer Sam Smith: I still want my music to appeal to Catholics 12
11:24 AM — Sam Smith has expanded on his claim that he doesn't want to be a "spokesperson" for the gay community.
17th September 2014
Watch: Neil Patrick Harris adorably re-enacts Lady and the Tramp scene with husband 3
8:05 PM — Neil Patrick Harris has re-enacted the famous meatballs scene from The Lady and the Tramp with his husband.
One Direction singer Niall Horan laughs off gay rumours after Vine kiss clip 16
4:20 PM — One Direction singer Niall Horan has laughed off rumours about his sexuality, after a Vine clip appeared to show him getting intimate with another man.
15th September 2014
John Travolta: Gay affair rumours ‘just about people wanting money’ 17
4:55 PM — John Travolta has claimed that allegations he had a gay affair are just about "people wanting money".
14th September 2014
The best place to be in the closet, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:48 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Sophie Ellis-Bextor: I won’t boycott Russia over anti-gay laws, I have lots of gay fans there 8
2:46 PM — Sophie Ellis-Bextor has said she won't stop performing in Russia over its anti-gay laws - because she doesn't want to abandon her gay fans there.
30 Rock star marries same-sex partner 2
2:11 PM — 30 Rock star Cheyenne Jackson has married his partner in an intimate LA ceremony.
Orange is the New Black writer files for divorce from husband, after coming out as lesbian
12:45 PM — Orange is the New Black writer Lauren Morelli is divorcing her husband, after coming out as a lesbian.
13th September 2014
San Francisco supervisor backs drag queens over Facebook ‘stage name’ bans 1
3:39 PM — A San Francisco supervisor has called on Facebook to meet with drag artists who are protesting the website's ban on stage names.
US: Survey finds homophobia is still rife in Hollywood 10
3:19 PM — A study has found that over half of LGBT actors think directors are less likely to hire people because of their sexuality.
John Barrowman: I felt great about Commonwealth Games kiss 6
2:14 PM — John Barrowman has opened up about his famous kiss during the opening ceremony of this year's Commonwealth Games.
Andrew Scott: Pride is ‘not a gay film’ 11
11:45 AM — Sherlock star Andrew Scott has claimed that Pride isn't a "gay film".
12th September 2014
Drag queens condemn Facebook for ‘real name’ crackdown 13
6:56 PM — Facebook has been condemned by a number of drag queens for banning users who don't use their real name on their profiles.
Gay songwriting legend Bob Crewe dies 7
6:00 PM — Musician and songwriter Bob Crewe has passed away.
Canada: Devil statue with giant erection appears in Vancouver 21
5:30 PM — A giant statue of Satan with a large erection has appeared in Vancouver, and no-one knows where it came from.
US: ‘Wicked’ composer attacks school that cancelled Spamalot over same-sex wedding
4:32 PM — Wicked composer Stephen Schwartz has signed a letter condemning a school that cancelled a production of Spamalot, because it contains a same-sex wedding.
10th September 2014
Finland: Store refuses to stock homoerotic Tom of Finland stamps to avoid ‘offending’ customers 7
4:01 PM — A Finnish supermarket chain has refused to stock any of the range of stamps produced to commemorate the influential gay artist Tom of Finland.
Strictly star James Jordan: Dance shows shouldn’t allow same-sex couples 46
12:38 PM — Strictly Come Dancing star James Jordan has said he doesn't think two men should be allowed to dance together on the show.