15th August 2014
Professor Green axes collaboration with James Arthur over homophobic lyrics row 17
11:13 AM — Rapper Professor Green has cancelled a planned collaboration with James Arthur, joking that the star "imploded" following rows over homophobic lyrics.
14th August 2014
The Walking Dead creator: Main character could have a gay storyline 11
8:57 PM — The creator of The Walking Dead says fans of the show shouldn't rule out a same-sex love interest for one of the show's main characters, Daryl Dixon.
13th August 2014
Fox anchor Shepard Smith apologises for calling Robin Williams a ‘coward’ 19
6:11 PM — Fox News anchor Shepard Smith has issued a lengthy apology, after labelling actor Robin Williams "a coward" after he was found dead in an apparent suicide.
Star Trek writer rebukes fan offended by gay storyline 41
4:38 PM — A Star Trek writer has attacked a fan who claimed to be offended by a gay storyline.
Ariana Grande: My ex-boyfriend cheated on me with a man 2
1:33 PM — Singer Ariana Grande has revealed that her ex-boyfriend cheated on her with another man.
NFL warns all players of zero tolerance for homophobic abuse
1:14 PM — The NFL has warned all players that it will take a zero tolerance approach to homophobic slurs and anti-gay abuse.
Trans boxing legend Kellie Maloney: Newspapers hounded me into coming out 24
11:13 AM — Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has said that she went public with her transition because newspapers had threatened to out her.
12th August 2014
Video: Fox News anchor brands Robin Williams ‘a coward’ over suicide 60
7:01 PM — Fox News anchor Shepard Smith has apologised for branding Robin Williams "a coward" just hours after he was found dead in his California home in an apparent suicide.
Photos: Gay couple takes Doctor Who themed engagement photos 13
6:49 PM — Devoted Doctor Who fans decided to queer the series for their engagement photos. And the results are fabulous.
God Hates Fags church to picket Robin Williams funeral 187
6:25 PM — The Westboro Baptist Church have announced they will picket the funeral of actor Robin Williams.
Watch: Lesbian comedian delivers epic put-down to homophobic hecklers 26
4:28 PM — Lesbian comedian Cameron Esposito has delivered an amazing put-down to homophobic hecklers.
Robin Williams’ gay and gender-defying roles 5
3:50 PM — As the world mourns the loss of actor Robin Williams, we take a look at some of his gay and gender-defying roles.
Lionel Blair: ‘I can’t bear gay marriage – and I’m not camp, just flamboyant’ 97
12:49 PM — Lionel Blair says he "can’t bear" the idea of same-sex couples marrying and would definitely not consider himself to be camp.
Game of Thrones author: I won’t include gay characters in novels ‘for the sake of it’ 24
12:05 PM — George RR Martin has addressed the lack of gay characters in his Game of Thrones book series.
Tributes pour in for Robin Williams 1
10:49 AM — Tributes have poured in across the internet to the late actor Robin Williams.
Actor Robin Williams dies age 63 15
12:56 AM — Robin Williams - who played a gay character in cult classic The Birdcage - has been found dead in his home.
11th August 2014
Watch: Orange is the New Black stars support Manchester Pride 2
5:08 PM — Several stars of Netflix drama Orange is the New Black have recorded a video message supporting Manchester Pride.
Hunger Games star backs campaign to help rural LGBT youth 3
1:00 PM — Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson has launched a campaign to help LGBT people in rural communities get online.
Freddie Mercury biopic stalled over script problems? 1
11:11 AM — Production of a planned Freddie Mercury biopic has reportedly stalled over script problems.
Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria to lead Manchester Pride
11:01 AM — Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria will serve as Grand Marshal for Manchester Pride parade.