12th August 2014
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.
8th August 2014
Kray family express anger over film depicting one twin as gay 8
2:09 PM — Relatives of the infamous Kray twins have expressed anger after hearing that a new film about them implies married Reggie Kray was in fact gay.
Doctor Who premiere to feature lesbian kiss 31
12:59 PM — The first episode of Doctor Who's new season will feature a lesbian kiss, it has been revealed.
7th August 2014
James Franco attacks ‘homophobic’ gossip website for implying he’s gay 12
12:18 PM — Actor James Franco has labelled gossip website Gawker homophobic, over an article that claims he is in a relationship with a man.
6th August 2014
Eurovision 2015 confirmed for Vienna after Conchita Wurst win 3
6:13 PM — Next year's Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Vienna, it has been confirmed.
Strictly star Robin Windsor withdraws from show over back injury 1
1:18 PM — Strictly Come Dancing star Robin Windsor has dropped out of the show over a back injury.
4th August 2014
Adam Lambert: Being out and singing with Queen could open people’s minds
6:46 PM — Queen singer Adam Lambert has praised the band's fans for accepting his sexuality.
Joss Stone praises Vienna store that bans ‘homophobes, racists, and assholes’ 8
5:29 PM — Joss Stone has voiced her approval for a store in Austria that bans anyone who is "racist, sexist, homophobic or an asshole".
Holby star David Ames: I used to be clinically overweight, but now I feel comfortable in my own skin 3
1:47 PM — Holby City star David Ames has revealed that he used to weigh nearly 16 stone, but slimmed down in order to "feel comfortable" in his skin.
3rd August 2014
Strictly Come Dancing stars back same-sex dance couples 28
6:37 PM — Several Strictly Come Dancing stars have come out in favour of allowing same-sex dance couples on the show.
James Bond actor Ben Whishaw: I was scared of coming out for a long time 6
3:42 PM — Ben Whishaw has said that he was scared of coming out for a long time.