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.
18th August 2014
Ice Bucket Challenge: The 7 best videos
5:25 PM — The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taken social media by storm - we look at some of the best videos so far.
17th August 2014
Sam Smith denies Bond theme rumours
1:11 PM — Recently out singer Sam Smith has denied rumours that he is 'in talks' to record the theme tune for the next James Bond film.
15th August 2014
Sir Cliff Richard attacks ‘completely false’ sex abuse claims 68
1:10 PM — Sir Cliff Richard has attacked "completely false" allegations that he sexually abused a boy at an evangelical rally.
Professor Green axes collaboration with James Arthur over homophobic lyrics row 17
11:13 AM — Rapper Professor Green has cancelled a planned collaboration with James Arthur, joking that the star "imploded" following rows over homophobic lyrics.
14th August 2014
Video: Lady Gaga reads thank you letter from lesbian fan 3
5:36 PM — Lady Gaga took time out of her Vancouver show this week to read a letter given to her by a lesbian fan.
Spectator columnist on Dusty Springfield: ‘You can always spot a lesbian by her big thrusting chin’ 34
5:00 PM — A columnist for The Spectator has made a string of homophobic remarks about the late Dusty Springfield, also mocking Clare Balding and Ellen DeGeneres for their “Desperate Dan” jaw bones.
Kanye West’s former DJ makes homophobic remarks 17
12:52 PM — Kanye West’s former DJ has made a series of homophobic remarks on Twitter.
Elton John: Kate Bush saved my life and I need to tell her that 13
11:58 AM — Sir Elton John says Kate Bush helped "save" his life.
Christian rock star Vicky Beeching comes out as gay: ‘God loves me just the way I am’ 47
12:50 AM — Christian rock star Vicky Beeching has come out as gay, discussed her evangelical upbringing and struggles with her sexuality.
13th August 2014
Ariana Grande: My ex-boyfriend cheated on me with a man 2
1:33 PM — Singer Ariana Grande has revealed that her ex-boyfriend cheated on her with another man.
‘Burn all the gays’ rapper denied UK visa over homophobic stance 38
12:41 PM — Adamantly homophobic Ugandan rapper Bobi Wine has been denied entry to the UK to perform at two venues, over complaints that his songs included violently homophobic lyrics.
11th August 2014
Sam Smith ‘in talks’ to record next Bond theme 3
6:44 PM — Recently out singer Sam Smith is in talks to produce the next James Bond theme song.
Freddie Mercury biopic stalled over script problems? 1
11:11 AM — Production of a planned Freddie Mercury biopic has reportedly stalled over script problems.
7th August 2014
Union J pulls out of Pride Cymru 6
5:31 PM — Boyband Union J have pulled out of performing at Pride Cymru, organisers say. The group were due to attend the LGBT festival in Cardiff this month. Instead they will appear on the National Lottery television show on the same evening. Britain’s Got Talent winners Collabro and up-and-coming girl group Stooshe will replace the X-factor boy band […]