12th January 2014
Former boxer Evander Holyfield apologises for anti-gay remarks on Celebrity Big Brother 23
1:27 PM — Former world heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield has apologised for his anti-gay remarks on Celebrity Big Brother, saying he had "completely forgotten about the cameras" at the time and was only expressing a personal view.
11th January 2014
Producer ‘thrilled’ to feature openly gay lead actors in HBO film about AIDS crisis 3
5:08 PM — The producer of a series about the AIDS crisis in the US has said it is "sort of thrilling" to feature gay leading men in the show.
TV dating host suggests bisexual men don’t exist: ‘They’re all gay’ 27
2:55 PM — A US television host has caused criticism by suggesting that bisexual men do not exist.
10th January 2014
Canada: Host of cancelled radio show denies that he is homophobic 7
7:35 PM — The former host of a cancelled radio show who was suspended, and then cut, for making homophobic comments about gay men involved in a criminal trial of which he was the jury foreman, has denied that he is homophobic.
Eastenders star Gary Lucy slams gay kiss complaints: ‘Get with the times!’ 5
6:42 PM — Eastenders actor Gary Lucy has hit back at those who complained about a gay kiss scene in an episode last week, and said that the scene inspired someone to come out to their parents.
Brokeback Mountain opera to open in Madrid 3
5:01 PM — An opera version of love story Brokeback Mountain is to open in Madrid later in January.
Video: Gay teenager comes out to his parents with ‘I love penis’ cake 16
2:09 PM — This gay teenager used a fairly creative method to come out as gay to his family.
9th January 2014
Made in Chelsea star Ollie Locke: Women reject me because they think I’m gay rather than bisexual 18
7:28 PM — Made in Chelsea star Ollie Locke has spoken during his time in the Celebrity Big Brother house to say that he finds it frustrating being bisexual because women just assume that he is gay.
Trans actress Laverne Cox: ‘A preoccupation with transition and surgery objectifies trans people’ 5
7:14 PM — A transgender woman actress has made headlines this week with a response to questions about her transition and surgery.
Blue singer Lee Ryan: ‘I’ve experimented with men’ but I’d never have a gay relationship 23
2:04 PM — Blue singer Lee Ryan has revealed that he has "experimented" with men in the past, but added that he would never be in a gay relationship.
Comment: Channel 4 Secrets of the Living Dolls was little more than a freak show 31
11:19 AM — Writing for PinkNews.co.uk, Helen Belcher says the recent screening of Channel 4's Secrets of the Living Dolls was a backward step for the network and that it did a disservice for trans people by broadcasting the programme.
8th January 2014
Emmerdale actress Michelle Hardwick gets engaged to girlfriend
5:36 PM — Michelle Hardwick, an actress in Emmerdale, has announced that she will marry partner Rosie Nicholl, following a New Year's Eve proposal.
Liberace biopic and lesbian drama among Bafta 2014 nominations 1
5:01 PM — An HBO film about gay pianist Liberace starring Matt Damon and Michael Douglas and a lesbian drama which won the Palme d'Or at Cannes last year are among the nominations for this year's Bafta Awards.
7th January 2014
Egyptian director fears that censors’ demands will turn gay love story into tale of friendship 6
8:19 PM — The director of an Egyptian gay love story, one of the first of its kind, has expressed fear that it will be turned into a story of two male friends, as censors demanded that thirteen scenes be cut.
Rapper Dappy warned for using ‘bent’ in Celebrity Big Brother penis conversation 12
6:33 PM — Producers of Channel 5's Celebrity Big Brother have reprimanded N-Dubz rapper Dappy for using the homophobic slur 'bent'.
Miley Cyrus dons Marc Jacobs top in support of same-sex parenting 1
6:22 PM — Miley Cyrus has offered her support for the LGBT community once again - this time with a Marc by Marc Jacobs t-shirt featuring lesbian parents.
BBC: Clip of Graham Norton wearing AIDS ribbon was among ‘highlights’ of 2013 6
6:07 PM — The BBC has defended its decision to include clips of Graham Norton wearing a red ribbon on the presenter’s 2013 compilation show – even though he was previously reprimanded by the corporation for doing so.
Famed US actress Lily Tomlin marries writer partner Jane Wagner on New Year’s Eve 4
4:19 PM — US actress Lily Tomlin married her long-term partner Jane Wagner, writer and director, on New Year's Eve.
Comment: Why aren’t we laughing off views like Evander Holyfield’s? 97
4:01 PM — Writing for PinkNews.co.uk, former Associate Editor of Gay Times, Richard Smith, says the reaction to Evander Holyfield’s homophobic remarks on Celebrity Big Brother shows “the gay public realm has been hijacked by new puritans - bullies, censors, bores.”
Ewin Holyfield: My dad isn’t homophobic but he thinks ‘being gay is a choice’ 56
11:02 AM — The son of Celebrity Big Brother housemate Evander Holyfield has spoken out to defend his father, after the former boxer made homophobic remarks on the show.