18th October 2014
France: Artist punched in face over giant inflatable Christmas tree that looks like sex toy 24
5:28 PM — The artist behind an inflatable Christmas tree in Paris that like a sex toy has been punched in the face, after anti-gay groups stirred objections to the piece.
Batman’s sidekick Robin to be gender-flipped in upcoming film? 5
4:29 PM — Batman's sidekick Robin will reportedly be played by actress Jena Malone in the upcoming 'Batman vs Superman' film.
Giant inflatable Christmas tree that looks like sex toy destroyed by vandals 18
1:18 PM — An inflatable Christmas tree in Paris, that upset anti-gay groups because it looks like a sex toy, has been destroyed by vandals.
Watch: Sir Ian McKellen brings back Gandalf during Stonewall school visit 3
12:53 PM — Actor Sir Ian McKellen has reprised his Lord of the Rings role, during a visit to a school to combat homophobia.
SNP assistant quits politics to become a drag queen 6
12:32 PM — A Scottish National Party assistant has announced that he's quitting politics to move to London and become a full-time drag queen.
17th October 2014
Facebook still locking drag queen accounts despite axing ‘real name’ policy 7
5:59 PM — Facebook is still locking the accounts of a number of drag queens - despite pledging to axe a policy requiring people to use their 'real name' on the website.
Laverne Cox praises ‘Transparent’ creator for hiring trans writer 2
5:29 PM — Laverne Cox has praised the creator of drama series Transparent, for pledging to recruit a transgender writer for the show’s second season.
Out actor Ezra Miller cast as superhero The Flash 6
4:42 PM — Out actor Ezra Miller has been cast as superhero The Flash for an upcoming film.
Will & Grace actress Megan Mullally says ‘gay-bashing was built into scripts’ 34
4:30 PM — Will & Grace actress Megan Mullally has explained how the iconic show managed to "slip in under the radar" on gay representation, but also why stereotypes may have helped "gay-bashing."
Australia: Bisexual singer Missy Higgins defends journalist who compared gays to paedophiles 17
3:49 PM — Bisexual singer Missy Higgins has defended a journalist who has come under fire after comparing gay people to paedophiles on a news show.
Former Glee star: My soul is male, but I’m not transitioning 14
3:15 PM — Former Glee actress Charice Pempengco has said she considers her "soul" to be male - but isn't transgender.
Psychic Sally Morgan cancels signings after sacking husband for homophobic rant 22
1:48 PM — Psychic Sally Morgan has cancelled all autograph signings "until further notice", after she sacked her own husband for shouting homophobic abuse at a skeptic outside her show.
Graham Norton: ‘There’s a weird self-loathing in the gay community’ 118
1:48 PM — Graham Norton has discussed the criticism he gets for being camp, saying most of it comes from the gay community.
Pictures: Art book portrays Jesus as a gay man 18
12:35 PM — An art book has attracted controversy for portraying Jesus Christ as a young gay man living in the modern world.
Italy: Roma goalkeeper says gay players won’t come out because football world is ‘homophobic’ 1
11:57 AM — AS Roma goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis says he believes "surely two-to-three per cent" of Italian players are gay, but they wouldn't come out because "ours is a homophobic environment."
Giant inflatable Christmas tree faces protests because it looks like a sex toy 94
11:49 AM — Anti-gay activists in Paris are protesting a giant inflatable sculpture - because it looks too much like a butt plug.
16th October 2014
Interview – John Waters: I’m more likely to be given a death sentence than a marriage proposal, but it’s fine 2
11:28 AM — Legendary director and comedian John Waters tells PinkNews about why he thinks he is more likely to get the death sentence than a marriage proposal, why he is fascinated with drag kings, and how he thinks comedy can change the world.
Laverne Cox urges the world to turn purple for Spirit Day 1
10:29 AM — American actress Laverne Cox has become one of the first celebrities to tweet their support for Spirit Day.
15th October 2014
Graham Norton: I refused £5million from the BBC 4
6:55 PM — Graham Norton previously turned down a £5million contract with the BBC, it’s been revealed.
Shia LaBeouf: I was arrested in a theatre because Alan Cumming is too sexy 13
5:53 PM — Troubled actor Shia LaBeouf has blamed his arrest in a New York theatre on Alan Cumming being "sexy".