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  • 19th April 2010

    Gwyneth Paltrow pulls out of transgender film 10

    Gwyneth Paltrow pulled out of the film

    5:01 PM — Gwyneth Paltrow has pulled out of appearing in The Danish Girl, a film about trans painter Einar Wegener. Paltrow was herself a replacement for Charlize Theron for the part of the painter's wife Gerda.

  • Glee and Tom Ford win at GLAAD awards 6

    Chris Colfer, who plays Kurt Hummel in Glee, accepted the show's award

    3:19 PM — Hit television series Glee won the award for best comedy at the annual GLAAD awards in California on Saturday. Creator Ryan Muphy and stars Jane Lynch and Chris Colfer were among those accepting the gong.

  • 16th April 2010

    Martina Navratilova and Gareth Thomas turn out for Stonewall fundraiser 21

    Martina Navratilova speaking at last night's event

    5:40 PM — Celebrities and politicians were among the attendees at Stonewall’s annual Equality Dinner at London’s Dorchester Hotel last night. The fundraising event raised a record £366,000 towards the charity's gay equality campaigns.

  • TV star Brendan Courtney on suffering homophobic bullying 2

    Brendan Courtney said he was targeted for being gay

    5:22 PM — Irish television presenter Brendan Courtney has spoken about the bullying he suffered at school for being gay. The Off The Rails presenter told the Sun: "It was physical and verbal because I was obviously gay.

  • Video: Ricky Martin is out, proud and nude 24

    Ricky Martin came out last month

    2:28 PM — Ricky Martin has celebrated coming out with a naked video. In the two-minute clip, called My Skin Talks, Martin is seen naked save for computer-generated tattoos and a strategically-placed shadow.

  • 15th April 2010

    Ellen DeGeneres named ‘most powerful gay person’ 7

    Ellen DeGeneres: Ranked America's most powerful gay person

    4:36 PM — Television presenter Ellen DeGeneres has been named the most powerful gay person America. The lesbian star, who is now an American Idol judge, won the top spot in Out magazine's annual Power 50 rundown.

  • My Family character to come out as gay 20

    My Family will have a gay character

    1:17 PM — A character in the BBC sitcom My Family is to come out as gay. Michael, the youngest son of characters Ben and Susan Harper, will tell his family he is gay at the start of the tenth series.

  • 14th April 2010

    Britney Spears had gay time at Palm Springs White Party 1

    Britney Spears is a gay icon

    12:24 PM — Britney Spears apparently had a gay old time at the annual gay White Party held in Palm Springs, California over the weekend. The pop star made an unscheduled appearance at the close of the event to support the signer Agnes who won the Swedish Pop Idol series in 2005.

  • 13th April 2010

    Rufus Wainwright claims 50 Cent is gay 18

    Rufus Wainwright is an out gay singer

    5:14 PM — Rufus Wainwright claims he just "knows" that rapper 50 Cent is gay. The Canadian musician told a magazine he loved his "cute little voice".

  • 12th April 2010

    Glee actor hopes gay teens can identify with his character 28

    Kurt gets a boyfriend in the next series of Glee

    3:41 PM — Chris Colfer, the actor who plays Kurt Hummel in Glee, has said he hopes gay teenagers can identify with the character.

  • Leicester may get a gay village 16

    Leicester could have a gay village

    2:34 PM — The city of Leicester may soon have its own gay village if a nightclub entrepreneur's plans are successful. Businessman Paul Giles hopes that local gay people will be encouraged to own shares in gay businesses.

  • 9th April 2010

    Malaysia could see first gay-themed film 2

    Gay film characters were previously banned in Malaysia (Photo: Katie Tegtmeyer)

    5:57 PM — Cinema audiences in Malaysia could soon see the country's first gay-themed film after censorship guidelines were eased.

  • Martina Navratilova to speak at Stonewall dinner 7

    Martina Navratilova will speak at Stonewall's fundraising dinner

    2:51 PM — Martina Navratilova will be the mystery guest at next week's Stonewall fundraising dinner. The tennis legend, who revealed this week she is being treated for breast cancer, will make the keynote address at the £175-a-head event at the Dorchester hotel.

  • Gay magazine editor brands Katie Price ‘unprofessional’ 7

    Katie Price was accused turning into a "monster"

    10:29 AM — The editor of a gay magazine has accused Katie Price of ruining her new husband Alex Reid's career by banning him from appearing on the cover of the publication.

  • 8th April 2010

    Colin Farrell supports anti-homophobia campaign 9

    Colin Farrell spoke out against homophobic bullying

    4:45 PM — Actor Colin Farrell is supporting an Irish campaign against homophobic bullying. The 31-year-old star, who is from Dublin, spoke out for LGBT charity Belong To's STAND UP! campaign.

  • Gay playwright Terrence McNally marries

    Terrence McNally married his partner

    4:03 PM — The American playwright Terrence McNally has married his longterm partner in Washington DC. The pair already had a civil partnership but said they did not like "separate but equal".

  • US student told to change ‘gay’ Lady Gaga t-shirt 13

    Lady Gaga said Cole Goforth was "an inspiration"

    1:49 PM — A Tennessee student has accused his school of discrimination after he was told to go home and change out of a t-shirt bearing the word 'gay'. Cole Goforth's shirt read "I Heart Lady Gay Gay", a play on the name of bisexual singer Lady Gaga.

  • 7th April 2010

    Cyndi Lauper opens shelter for homeless gay young people 13

    Cyndi Lauper will open a shelter for gay youths

    2:16 PM — Pop singer Cyndi Lauper has announced she is opening a shelter in New York for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans young people. The gay icon said the shelter would support people who had been kicked out by their parents.

  • 6th April 2010

    Gay wrestler Chris Kanyon found dead 6

    Chris Kanyon was found dead last week

    1:30 PM — One of the first out gay professional wrestlers has been found dead at his home in an apparent suicide. Chris Klucsaritis, 40, was found by his brother in his New York apartment on Friday and medics pronounced him dead at the scene.

  • 1st April 2010

    Record ticket sales for London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival 3

    The event saw 29,000 visitors

    5:38 PM — The 24th Lesbian and Gay Film Festival closed in London last night with the UK premiere of Kareem Mortimer’s Children of God. Organisers said the event made a new record for ticket sales.

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