11th April 2011
Boy George: ‘Most gay men just want to fit in now’ 351
11:27 AM — Boy George has said that gay men are now less willing to stand out and attract attention. The star was speaking a week after his close friend, the socialite Philip Sallon, was viciously attacked on a night out.
EastEnders to have first gay civil partnership 37
10:17 AM — EastEnders producers are said to be planning the soap's first civil partnership. According to reports, Christian Clarke (John Partridge) will pop the question to boyfriend Syed Masood (Marc Elliot).
8th April 2011
Video: Lady Gaga confronts anti-gay preacher 15
4:46 PM — Lady Gaga has released a video of her confronting an anti-gay fundamentalist. The clip shows the gay-friendly star being handed a 'get out of hell free' card by a preacher as she arrived at one of her gigs.
Lady Gaga to edit international Metro 4
11:10 AM — Lady Gaga is to guest-edit all 17 editions of the international Metro newspaper. The star will take over the freesheet, which should not be confused with the UK Metro, on May 17th.
7th April 2011
Video: Christina Aguilera’s ‘Beautiful’ voted most gay-empowering song 28
10:19 AM — 'Beautiful' by Christina Aguilera has been voted the most empowering song of the last decade for gay, lesbian and bisexual people.
6th April 2011
New version of novel ‘From Here to Eternity’ to contain gay references 2
12:57 PM — A new version of the novel 'From Here to Eternity' will contain the gay references originally included by author James Jones. The book inspired one of film's most famous heterosexual kisses, between Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr.
5th April 2011
Woman attacks ‘evil homosexual’ Gauguin painting 116
2:26 PM — A woman who attacked a Paul Gauguin painting in Washington DC's National Gallery claimed she did it because it is "very homosexual". Susan Burns, 53, of Virginia, pounded Two Tahitian Women with her fists and tried to pull it from the gallery wall, court records say.
Clare Balding: ‘Women like me because they don’t think I’ll steal their husbands’ 9
10:44 AM — Lesbian TV presenter Clare Balding says female viewers like her because she is not a "threat". The star, who is in a civil partnership, said that being open about her sexuality made her a better presenter.
4th April 2011
Elton John confirms Lady Gaga is his baby’s godmother 6
3:44 PM — Elton John has confirmed that Lady Gaga is godmother to his baby son Zachary. The singer did a star turn on US show Saturday Night Live this weekend.
Marc Jacobs president ‘made staff look at gay porn’ 11
10:41 AM — The president of fashion label Marc Jacobs is being sued by its former chief operating officer. Patrice Lataillade claims that company president Robert Duffy made staff watch gay porn, ordered an employee to pole-dance for him and treated the firm as his own private bank account.
1st April 2011
Nicki Minaj says ‘openly bisexual’ rumours aren’t true 8
3:45 PM — Pop star Nicki Minaj has shot down rumours that she is "openly bisexual". The star, who has been linked to fellow singer Rihanna, said people were "thrown off" by the fact she embraces gay culture.
Adult movie actors’ real names revealed on ‘Porn WikiLeaks’ 18
2:24 PM — A WikiLeaks-style website has revealed the real names, birthdates and professional names of 15,000 past and present American adult movie actors. The amateur website is causing concern among performers because some prefer to hide their acting careers from family members and employers.
David Cameron to make guest cameo in Lady Gaga video 8
10:25 AM — British prime minister David Cameron is to make a guest appearance in an upcoming Lady Gaga video for her single 'Government Hooker'.
31st March 2011
Louis Theroux returns to anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church 106
9:42 AM — Four years after his documentary on the notorious Westboro Baptist Church, Louis Theroux revisits the homophobic Kansas cult to see what has changed.
30th March 2011
Commercial success for Malaysia’s first gay film 11
3:26 PM — Malaysia's first gay-themed film has found success at the country''s box office. Dalam Botol, or In A Bottle, made just over one million ringgit (£205,000) in five days, its producer told AP.
Indian state bans Gandhi book over bisexual and racist claims 7
1:53 PM — An Indian state has banned a biography of Mahatma Gandhi which claimed he fell in love with a man and had racist views. The chief minister of Gujarat state, where Gandhi was born, said the book should be "despised".
29th March 2011
Study says gays and lesbians are still stereotyped in films 32
3:10 PM — Gays and lesbians are too frequently stereotyped or shown in a negative light in films, a survey suggests. According to research by the UK Film Council, lesbians are often shown as male fantasies and gay men are depicted too frequently as camp.
28th March 2011
Elton John to meet David Cameron over gay HIV rates 152
12:24 PM — Elton John says he will meet prime minister David Cameron to discuss what can be done to tackle HIV rates. The pop legend and HIV campaigner said he had a date in the diary to speak to the prime minister.
26th March 2011
Lady Gaga urges Malaysian people to protest censorship of her pro-gay song 25
12:51 AM — Lady Gaga is calling for young people in Malaysia to protest "peaceably" against the decision to censor pro-gay lyrics in her hit "Born This Way" by local radio stations.
25th March 2011
Video: Jake Gyllenhaal on all those gay rumours 76
5:19 PM — Jake Gyllenhaal has joked that he understands why some people think he's gay. Speaking on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the Brokeback Mountain star revealed people had mistaken his childhood best friend for his lover.