14th February 2014
Video: Eastenders’ Sam Strike ‘helped people to come out’ through character revealing he is gay 4
2:50 PM — Eastenders actor Sam Strike, who plays new gay character Johnny Carter in Eastenders has said he has had letters saying his on-screen coming out "helped people to come out" as gay, and that it was "worth it.
BBC commissions ‘beautifully written’ gay spy drama and love story 7
1:33 PM — The BBC has commissioned a new gay spy drama described as a "beautifully written love story" by a head of commissioning.
13th February 2014
Video: Jimmy Kimmel hits back at Olympic lugers who complained about ‘gay’ ad 5
5:41 PM — Jimmy Kimmel has struck back at Olympic lugers who complained about an advert that said their sport was 'a little bit gay'.
Copenhagen: ‘We will hold open-air mass gay weddings at Eurovision’ 6
4:57 PM — Copenhagen has announced plans for open-air gay weddings in the week of Eurovision in May.
US: Gay Republican is first to feature partner in political ad 7
12:05 PM — An openly gay Republican has become the first to feature his same-sex partner in a political ad.
12th February 2014
US ‘Bachelor’ star: ‘I’m not homophobic, I have a gay cousin’ 21
4:41 PM — Juan Pablo Galavis, a US TV star who said that gay people shouldn't be on TV because they are 'more pervert', has denied he is homophobic as he has 'a cousin who is gay'.
11th February 2014
90s Pop icon Kavana comes out as gay and is ‘almost embarrassed’ for taking so long 11
2:29 PM — 90s pop icon Kavana has revealed that he is gay in a new interview.
Interview: Derren Brown on coming out, Russia, and his pet parrot 7
1:16 PM — In an exclusive interview with PinkNews.co.uk, Derren Brown talks coming out, keeping his personal life private, and the pressure that gay celebs face to speak out.
10th February 2014
UK: ‘Glee’ could be banned after losing trademark ruling 7
2:46 PM — The hit TV show Glee could be banned in the UK, as the High Court has ruled it violates a trademark.
7th February 2014
Russian Olympic team walk out to ‘faux-lesbian’ pop duo t.A.T.u at opening ceremony 1
7:35 PM — The Russian Olympic team walked out to the music of 'lesbian' pop duo t.A.T.u. at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony.
Colombia: Politician wants to ban Shakira for ‘promoting lesbianism’ with Rihanna 3
2:23 PM — An anti-gay politician wants to ban Shakira from her homeland because he's outraged at her new music video.
6th February 2014
Gay former American Idol star announces bid for Congress 1
6:51 PM — Former American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken has announced his intention to run for Congress in his native North Carolina.
Sherlock: Stars reveal gay club scene was cut from latest series 3
1:09 PM — Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman have revealed a scene in which Sherlock and Doctor Watson visited a gay club was cut from the latest series.
5th February 2014
Ireland: RTE boss defends €85k payout to Catholic anti-gay marriage group over ‘homophobe’ row 30
5:34 PM — RTE has blamed Ireland's defamation laws over the decision to pay a €85,000 libel settlement to journalists and a right-wing Catholic think-tank, following the comments of a drag artist on one of its shows.
Russia: ‘Lesbian’ duo t.A.T.u tipped for Olympics opening ceremony 2
4:04 PM — The Russian pop duo t.A.T.u have been tipped to perform at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony on Friday.
Channel 4’s Hunted – the Russian gangs who hunt gays for sport 43
1:19 PM — A few days before the opening of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, the safety of the Russian gay community is worse than ever. Channel 4's harrowing new documentary, Hunted, follows the Russian gangs that hunt gay men for sport.
4th February 2014
Graham Norton: ‘Unbelievable’ that anti-gay marriage group were paid damages for being called ‘homophobes’ 11
6:19 PM — Graham Norton has criticised Irish broadcaster RTÉ for paying €85,000 in damages to an anti-gay marriage group, after a drag artist labelled them "homophobes".
‘Precious’ star Gabourey Sidibe apologises for ‘transphobic’ joke on chat show 7
6:15 PM — Precious star Gabourey Sidibe has apologised for using a transphobic slur on a late night US talk show.
3rd February 2014
UK: Reader tells newspaper: TV is obsessed with gays 44
2:00 PM — The Bristol Post has published a letter from a reader complaining that broadcasters are obsessed with gay people.
Ireland: Anti-gay marriage group win damages after drag queen calls them homophobes 68
1:34 PM — Ireland's state broadcaster RTÉ has been forced to pay out €85,000 (£70,000) in damages to journalists and members of the Iona Institute, after they were labelled 'homophobes' on a chat show.