29th August 2014
The Walking Dead exec: We will introduce gay characters 2
5:12 PM — At least one gay character is to be introduced to zombie drama The Walking Dead, it has been confirmed.
Facebook introduces gender-neutral family options 4
4:18 PM — Facebook has begun to roll out options for gender-neutral family relationships.
Michael Sam: I am ‘very confident’ I’ll make a team this season
3:45 PM — Out NFL player Michael Sam has said that he's "very confident" he has performed well enough to earn a place on his team's permanent roster.
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.
Review: The Man Who Made The Beatles is an honest look at the life of a gay music icon
2:30 PM — Nick Duffy reviews The Man Who Made The Beatles for PinkNews, a play about closeted Beatles manager Brian Epstein, on the 47th anniversary of his death.
George Takei: In a way, Arnold Schwarzenegger helped me to come out as gay
1:19 PM — George Takei has spoken in a new interview about how Arnold Schwarzenegger indirectly helped him to come out as gay by vetoing California's same-sex marriage bill.
Britney Spears writes emotional letter to gay fan 8
12:31 PM — Britney Spears has written an emotional letter to a gay teenage fan.
US: Sex abuse lawsuit against X-Men director Bryan Singer dropped 1
12:00 PM — A sex abuse lawsuit against X-Men director Bryan Singer has been dropped.
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.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie marry despite gay marriage pledge 12
3:46 PM — Despite previously pledging to wait until all couples in the US, gay or straight, could marry, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have tied the knot.
Ofcom will not investigate Doctor Who lesbian kiss following six complaints 43
2:03 PM — Following half a dozen complaints referring to a brief lesbian kiss on Doctor Who as "gratuitous" and "inappropriate", Ofcom has said it will not face an investigation.
27th August 2014
X Factor star Marcus Collins to co-host LGBT BME media festival 3
6:42 PM — Marcus Collins is to co-host a media festival for the black and Asian LGBT community, organisers have announced.
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.
Drag Race judge Michelle Visage: My first sexual experience was with a girl
4:21 PM — RuPaul's Drag Race judge Michelle Visage has revealed that her first sexual experience was with a girl.
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.
Advice columnist: Married bisexuals should stay in the closet 42
11:16 AM — A Slate advice columnist has compared bisexuality to attraction to stuffed animals, and told married bisexuals to stay in the closet.
26th August 2014
Televangelist Pat Robertson: Questioning teen needs “male companions” 24
9:06 PM — On a recent episode of The 700 Club, a viewer wrote to anti-gay televangelist Pat Robertson asking for advice regarding her 13-year-old stepson who has “crushes on boys.”
Jim Parsons and other notable LGBT winners at the 66th Primetime Emmys
5:05 PM — Out actor Jim Parsons took home the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his role on The Big Bang Theory at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
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.