22nd September 2009
Chaz Bono to write memoir of sex change 4
4:37 PM — Chaz Bono, the son of singer Cher, is to write a memoir detailing his experiences of gender reassignment. Bono, who lived as a lesbian named Chastity for 20 years, announced his plans to transition in June.
Elton John calls for crackdown on music piracy 6
1:08 PM — Singer Elton John has written to business secretary Peter Mandelson to back the clampdown on music piracy. Lord Mandelson is currently considering whether to increase penalties for illegal file-sharers.
21st September 2009
Video: Charlize Theron steps up support for gay marriage 1
3:59 PM — Actress Charlize Theron has repeated her calls for gay marriage, saying she will not tie the knot with her boyfriend until gay and lesbian couples can do the same.
Sacked Miss California: ‘God made me criticise gay marriage’ 36
2:37 PM — Carrie Prejean, the former Miss California, has suggested that divine intervention made her publicly criticise gay marriage. Prejean was sacked in June for breaching her contract.
17th September 2009
Gay celebrity couple to appear on The Newlywed Game 9
5:13 PM — A gay couple will appear on US TV show The Newlywed Game for the first time. Former Star Trek actor George Takei and his husband, Brad Altman, wed in California last year while gay marriage was briefly legal.
16th September 2009
Derren Brown’s ‘gay’ comment provokes viewer complaints 28
3:24 PM — Broadcasting watchdog Ofcom has received 27 complaints from viewers over a comment made by Derren Brown on his show last week. The illusionist said the bonus ball was for "women and gays".
Transvestite comedian Eddie Izzard wants to stand as an MP 8
1:36 PM — Comedian Eddie Izzard has repeated his plans to stand as an MP or MEP in the future. The transvestite star yesterday finished 43 marathons in 51 days and posed with prime minister Gordon Brown and his wife Sarah outside 10 Downing Street.
Lady Gaga hits back at German TV presenter who ‘insulted’ her vagina 8
12:38 PM — Bisexual singer Lady Gaga had a journalist thrown out of a press conference after she "insulted her vagina". The 'Poker Face' singer was promoting her new range of headphones in Berlin, Germany, when a reporter decided to quiz her on rumours she has both male and female sex organs.
Ukrainian church brands Elton John ‘a sinner’ 33
11:33 AM — The Orthodox Church in Ukraine has said that gay singer Elton John is "a sinner" and should not be allowed to adopt a child from one of the country's orphanages.
Nicole Kidman to star as trans painter 8
11:31 AM — Actress Nicole Kidman is to play a a trans woman in an upcoming movie. The star will act the part of Danish painter Einar Wegener, who in 1930 was one of the first people to undergo gender reassignment.
15th September 2009
Lady Gaga wanted to ‘upstage’ everyone at the MTV Awards 2
9:28 PM — Bisexual pop star Lady Gaga wanted to walk down the red carpet with a lion at the MTV Video Music Awards, held last weekend.
Colin Firth wins best actor gong for gay character 8
7:05 PM — Actor Colin Firth has won a best actor award for his portrayal of a gay man. He starred as a gay professor in A Single Man, which was directed by fashion designer Tom Ford and is based on Christopher Isherwood's 1964 novel.
Video: Paris Hilton booed at Italian gay club 10
5:04 PM — Paris Hilton managed to upset Italy's gay community last night when she refused to hold up an anti-homophobia sign. The socialite appeared at Join the Gap, which was organised by Arcigay Milano at the Borgo del Tempo Perso club in Milan.
13th September 2009
Sir Elton John considering adopting Ukranian orphan 18
11:10 AM — Gay singer Sir Elton John has revealed that he wishes to adopt a 14-month-old boy named Lev who he met at an Ukranian orphanage. Lev, whose parents died of AIDS has "stolen" Sir Elton's heart.
11th September 2009
Matt Lucas: ‘Comedy gave me self-esteem’ 1
5:29 PM — Gay comedian Matt Lucas has credited comedy with boosting his self-esteem. The star said that learning he could make people laugh as a teenager was "incredibly exciting".
Designer Tom Ford says lack of rights for gay couples is ‘disgusting’
5:20 PM — Openly gay fashion designer Tom Ford has hit out at the bans on gay marriage and civil partnerships in many parts of the world.
Jodie Foster reportedly splits with lesbian partner 6
4:33 PM — Actress Jodie Foster is reportedly single again after splitting up with the woman she left her long-term partner for. According to reports, her partner Cindy Mort has returned to an old flame.
10th September 2009
Hugh Hefner to divorce 2
6:08 PM — Hugh Hefner has filed for divorce 11 years after splitting from his wife. The Playboy mogul cited irreconcilable differences in papers filed in Los Angeles.
Bisexual star Megan Fox frigid over sex tape 3
6:04 PM — Bisexual actress Megan Fox has vowed never to make a sex tape. The 'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen' actress is convinced if she saw herself having sex and "looking like a hippo" it'd put her off making love for the rest of her life.
Simon Cowell blasts Beatles 14
6:01 PM — Simon Cowell has blasted The Beatles, claiming they would have failed auditions on The X Factor. The man who once rejected the Spice Girls, the best-selling girl group of all time, says he would have kicked the iconic band off his British TV talent show unless they fired drummer Ringo Starr.