8th July 2014
US: Ellen DeGeneres announces plans for her new lifestyle brand 1
8:56 PM — Ellen DeGeneres has announced her latest venture: a lifestyle brand.
US: Rosie O’Donnell is returning to The View
8:27 PM — Comedian and actor Rosie O'Donnell has made a deal to return to The View, TMZ reports.
7th July 2014
Documentary about gay athletes secretly filmed at Sochi Olympics 8
5:25 PM — A documentary about the lives of gay athletes was secretly filmed at the Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia, it has been revealed.
Christian Concern: Elton John is ‘staggeringly arrogant’ for saying Jesus would support gay rights 48
2:52 PM — Christian Concern has attacked Sir Elton John for claiming that if Jesus were alive, he would support gay rights.
Video: James Corden wins £16,000 for HIV charity on Deal or No Deal
12:36 PM — Actor James Corden has won £16,000 for HIV charity Terrence Higgins Trust, appearing on Celebrity Deal or No Deal.
6th July 2014
Denmark: Copenhagen quietly renames city centre ‘Rainbow Square’ 6
5:01 PM — Copenhagen has quietly renamed a square in its city centre "Rainbow Square", in honour of the LGBT movement.
Legendary swimmer Ian Thorpe to address sexuality in Parkinson interview 44
1:28 PM — Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe will address his sexuality in an interview with Michael Parkinson next week.
4th July 2014
Russell T Davies: Why aren’t there gay characters in Star Wars? 45
6:07 PM — Queer as Folk creator Russell T Davies has claimed there are "vast empires" of shows where gay people don't exist.
Russell Brand: Opposing equal marriage is pointless, spend time with your loved ones instead 6
11:34 AM — Russell Brand has ridiculed anti-gay activist Dr Ben Carson, advising him to take up gardening and spend more time with his loved ones.
RuPaul: I’m ready for a UK version of Drag Race 14
11:00 AM — Drag artist RuPaul has backed a British version of reality show RuPaul's Drag Race.
3rd July 2014
America’s Got Talent act slammed after transphobic audition song 125
6:23 PM — An 84-year-old singer on America’s Got Talent has been criticised for performing a transphobic song of his own composition at his audition.
2nd July 2014
Report: Portia de Rossi enters rehab for drugs and alcohol use 17
3:09 PM — US actress Portia de Rossi has reportedly had a stint in rehab, as rumours swirl about her marriage to chat show star Ellen DeGeneres.
US: Macklemore and George Takei take to the streets of Seattle for Pride
1:03 PM — George Takei and Macklemore served as two of the grand marshals at Seattle Pride on Sunday.
Conchita Wurst: It’s annoying I’m still waiting for my right to marry
12:50 PM — Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst has said that it's "annoying" that politicians insist on drawn-out discussions about same-sex marriage.
Can you guess the difference between Iran’s Modern Family remake and the original? 8
12:00 PM — Iran's remake of the hit US show is different from the original in one significant way.
Video: Joan Rivers officiates impromptu same-sex wedding at book signing 6
11:53 AM — Joan Rivers has officiated a same-sex wedding for two fans at a New York book signing.
1st July 2014
Jim Davidson: I’m not homophobic, gay actor Victor Spinetti was one of my closest friends 16
5:41 PM — Comedian Jim Davidson says he’s not homophobic and cites his former friendship with the late Victor Spinetti.
30th June 2014
John Oliver: “Calling Uganda’s laws ‘harsh’ doesn’t really do them justice.”
3:30 PM — Television host John Oliver dedicated his show on Sunday to Uganda’s anti-gay law and spoke with a transgender Ugandan activist about the influence of the US and religion on these laws.
Will Young: Spa ordered me to stop cuddling my boyfriend to appease homophobes 20
3:06 PM — Openly gay singer Will Young has claimed that he was told to stop cuddling his boyfriend at a spa, because "homophobes" had complained.
UK: Memorial plaque unveiled for legendary gay Beatles manager Brian Epstein 4
2:40 PM — A commemorative blue plaque has been unveiled in honour of legendary gay Beatles manager Brian Epstein.