2nd September 2014
Sam Smith reveals the man who inspired his hit album… was straight 27
5:14 PM — Singer Sam Smith says the inspiration behind his first album is a straight man who he fell in love with.
Lance bass gets engaged to his boyfriend for a second time 2
3:26 PM — N*SYNC star Lance Bass has proposed to his boyfriend for the second time, after their first engagement in September 2013 was called off.
1st September 2014
Russia ditches plans for ‘no gays’ Eurovision rival 78
9:45 PM — Russia has ditched plans to revive the Soviet era Intervision Song Contest as a "family friendy" rival to Eurovision.
Sir Elton John ‘helps rescue’ six-year-old boy from Ukraine conflict 7
1:52 PM — Sir Elton John is believed to have helped rescue a six-year-old boy and his family who were caught up in the Ukrainian conflict.
31st August 2014
Banned lesbian lizards, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:53 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Paul Ross to take time off from radio show following affair revelations 13
4:42 PM — Radio presenter Paul Ross is to take a leave of absence from his BBC London show, after opening up about a year-long affair with another man.
30th August 2014
Rufus Wainwright: I’m glad I don’t have more gay fans, gay men have terrible taste in music 109
12:57 PM — Rufus Wainwright has said that he is glad that he doesn't have a large gay fanbase.
29th August 2014
One Direction singer Harry Styles shows support for gay NFL star 1
3:04 PM — One Direction singer Harry Styles has shown his support for out NFL star Michael Sam.
Britney Spears writes emotional letter to gay fan 8
12:31 PM — Britney Spears has written an emotional letter to a gay teenage fan.
28th August 2014
Watch: Dolly Parton takes the ALS ice bucket challenge 5
7:52 PM — Country singer and LGBT supporter Dolly Parton is the latest LGBT-friendly celebrity to take part in the ALS ice bucket challenge.
27th August 2014
US: Radio hosts “play” ignorant with openly gay rapper Cakes da Killa
5:44 PM — It appears that not all misconceptions of gay life have been dispelled as the openly gay rapper Cakes da Killa appeared on the Hot 97 Morning Show, and was asked not about his music but whether it was “the penis directly that turned him on.”
Lady Gaga joins Queen for Australian concert 6
5:30 PM — Lady Gaga has appeared on stage with rock band Queen during for an Australian concert.
Watch: Coronation Street cast release music video for Manchester Pride 6
1:01 PM — The cast of Coronation Street have released a music video to celebrate Manchester Pride.
26th August 2014
Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills is doing Strictly 8
11:39 AM — Scott Mills will be joining Strictly Come Dancing, the BBC Radio 1 DJ has confirmed.
22nd August 2014
Miley Cyrus banned from Dominican Republic for ‘promoting lesbian sex’ 11
7:08 PM — A planned Miley Cyrus concert has been banned by authorities in the Dominican Republic, over concerns it would corrupt morals and promote lesbianism.
Conchita Wurst teams up with Karl Lagerfeld for fashion shoot 9
5:53 PM — Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst may be breaking into the fashion world as she has appeared in a photo shoot with legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld.
21st August 2014
US: Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival defends “womyn born womyn” intention 12
6:03 PM — The Michigan Womyn's Music Festival has released a list of demands in response to criticism that the event is transphobic due to its “womyn born womyn” policy.
19th August 2014
US: Sting and Patti LuPone to perform at global LGBT equality benefit 1
11:02 PM — Sting and Patti LuPone will perform at Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality at New York City's Gershwin Theatre on 15 September.
Sam Smith: Stop Grindr, it’s ruining romance 134
6:31 PM — Recently out singer Sam Smith has attacked hookup apps Grindr and Tinder for "ruining romance".
UKIP leader Nigel Farage reveals ‘private dinner’ with Sir Elton John 24
11:08 AM — Sir Elton John has played down rumours that he will back UKIP, after Nigel Farage revealed that he had a private dinner with the star.