24th July 2014
Commonwealth Games organisers: Barrowman gay kiss was scripted to promote equality 11
1:20 PM — The organisers of the Commonwealth Games have revealed that John Barrowman's surprise gay kiss in last night's opening ceremony was planned well in advance.
Watch: Scottish independence dilemma re-imagined as gay romantic comedy 5
11:55 AM — A new web series is re-imagining the Scottish independence dilemma as a gay romantic comedy.
Michael Sam’s jersey is sixth most sold across the entire NFL 2
11:20 AM — Michael Sam's football jersey is the sixth most sold this season across the entire NFL.
Tessa Hartmann: John Barrowman’s gay kiss at Commonwealth Games was ‘inappropriate for children’ 82
10:55 AM — A fashion columnist has attacked John Barrowman for a kissing a man during the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony, branding it "inappropriate for children".
23rd July 2014
Laverne Cox: Whoopi Goldberg was “a huge inspiration to me as an actor” 1
7:53 PM — Actress Laverne Cox called Whoopi Goldberg an “inspiration as an actor” on her recent appearance on The View.
‘Glad to be Gay’ singer Tom Robinson to play rare London show at The Jazz Cafe 13
6:57 PM — Singer-songwriter Tom Robinson is to perform a rare London show at the Jazz Cafe next week.
Tulisa’s PA: ‘I don’t know why I said Simon Cowell was gay – it is not true’ 7
6:21 PM — Simon Cowell has received an apology from Tulisa Contostavlos’ personal assistant who made false claims about the music mogul’s sexual orientation.
Watch: George Takei ‘shocked’ that comics icon Archie will be killed off saving gay friend 1
6:11 PM — George Takei has reacted to the news that comic character Archie will be shot while saving his gay friend Kevin Keller.
Review: A documentary about Divine, who “stood for all outsiders” 3
5:30 PM — Jeffery Schwarz’s documentary ‘I am Divine’ was widely distributed in London cinemas last weekend for the first time since it premiered at the 27th BFI London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival in 2013.
True Blood star slams actor who quit show over planned gay storyline 1
5:04 PM — True Blood star Nelsan Ellis has spoken out about Luke Grimes' decision to quit the show over a planned gay storyline for his character.
John Amaechi: Coach’s comments about Michael Sam are a ‘calculated’ stunt 2
3:17 PM — Retired basketball star John Amaechi has claimed that Tony Dungy's comments about Michael Sam were just to "keep himself in the news".
Michael Sam: Coach who wouldn’t hire me is entitled to his opinion 2
2:45 PM — Michael Sam has responded to former Colts coach Tony Dungy's claims that he "wouldn't have taken" an openly gay player.
Final Fantasy players hold virtual Pride parade to celebrate same-sex marriage
12:05 PM — Final Fantasy players have held a virtual Pride parade, to celebrate the introduction of same-sex marriage to the game series.
Breaking Bad actress comes out as gay 1
11:28 AM — Breaking Bad actress Emily Rios has come out as gay.
22nd July 2014
US: Susan Sarandon supports marriage equality in new HRC video 1
10:57 PM — Susan Sarandon has voiced her support for marriage equality in a “Americans For Marriage Equality” video by the Human Rights Campaign.
GLAAD report raises concerns over LGBT portrayals in Hollywood 1
6:19 PM — A report released on Tuesday shows that Hollywood has a way to go when it comes to LGBT equality in film.
21st July 2014
US: Film streaming site creates “Netflix for Lesbians” 3
8:38 PM — A new website, Section II, has created “Netflix for Lesbians” in an attempt to reach an untouched market of lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer women.
Simon Cowell rejects ‘antiquated’ claims that he is gay from Tulisa drugs trial 28
7:11 PM — Management for music producer Simon Cowell have released a statement refuting claims made during N Dubz Tulisa's trial, that he is gay.
Former Colts coach: I wouldn’t have taken gay player Michael Sam 13
6:26 PM — Former Colts coach Tony Dungy has claimed that he "wouldn't have taken" Michael Sam if he were still in charge of a team.
US: Tom Ford’s autumn fashion campaign to include trans model 2
5:09 PM — Tom Ford highlights the diversity of female beauty in his women’s fall fashion advertisement campaign.