16th October 2014
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".
Yorkshire radio fans call for return of transgender breakfast host
4:51 PM — A campaign has been set up to return former Capital FM host Stephanie Hirst to the airwaves, after she came out as transgender.
Sir Ian McKellen to be awarded Freedom of the City of London this month 4
3:35 PM — Gay actor Sir Ian McKellen will be honoured with Freedom of the City of London later this month.
Benedict Cumberbatch: Experimenting sexually at boarding school wasn’t about desire 14
3:11 PM — Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch has spoken about sexual experimentation at his boarding school.
Benedict Cumberbatch says he’d defend gay rights ‘to the death’ 4
12:18 PM — In an interview with OUT magazine, the actor Benedict Cumberbatch has stated he would defend gay people “to the death”. Benedict is set to star in The Imitation Game as the lead role Alan Turing. Gay World War II codebreaker Alan Turing was convicted of ‘gross indecency’ in 1952 after having sex with a man, […]
ABC unveils gay footballer comedy series 5
11:42 AM — ABC has commissioned a comedy series based on the life of gay footballer Robbie Rogers.
13th October 2014
Transparent creator: I will recruit a transgender writer for second season 5
7:20 PM — The creator of Amazon comedy-drama series Transparent has pledged to recruit a transgender writer for the show's second season.
Russian politician: Our clean air ‘purified’ actor Gérard Depardieu of homosexuality 21
6:08 PM — A Russian politician has claimed that actor and director Gérard Depardieu has been 'purified' of homosexuality since moving to Russia.
Former CNN pundit: US government spending money on ‘fat lesbians’ instead of Ebola 39
5:30 PM — A former CNN pundit has claimed that the US government is spending money on researching "fat lesbians" instead of trying to cure Ebola.
Against Me! singer: Coming out to bandmates as trans ‘like drop-kicking them’
4:23 PM — Laura Jane Grace, the singer of Against Me!, has opened up about coming out as transgender to her band.
Psychic Sally Morgan can’t predict future of marriage after sacking husband for homophobia 37
3:38 PM — TV psychic Sally Morgan has sacked her own husband and son-in-law, after a video emerged of the pair shouting homophobic abuse at a skeptic outside her show.
Christian Institute: Gays on TV ‘out of proportion’ with reality 28
12:40 PM — The Christian institute has claimed the number of gays on TV is "out of proportion" with reality.
12th October 2014
How to be the next Conchita Wurst, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week 1
9:08 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Drag artist: Psychic Sally Morgan’s husband isn’t homophobic, he once offered to come to Pride 45
12:27 PM — A drag performer has leapt to the defence of psychic Sally Morgan, after a clip emerged of her husband shouting homophobic slurs at a man for handing out skeptical leaflets at her show.
11th October 2014
Scottish minister condemns psychic Sally Morgan’s husband for homophobic tirade 7
5:37 PM — Scottish government minister Roseanna Cunningham has condemned the husband of psychic Sally Morgan, after footage of him emerged shouting homophobic slurs at a man for handing out skeptical leaflets at her show.
Watch: Amazing gay parody of Disney ‘Bears’ documentary 3
5:14 PM — A pair of filmmakers have released a gay-themed parody of Disney's 'Bears' nature documentary.
TOWIE star: I always knew Charlie King was gay 17
4:29 PM — The Only Way is Essex star Bobby Cole Norris has claimed he "always knew" that castmate Charlie King was gay.
Graham Norton: I’ve been to Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, but I prefer life with booze in 13
3:53 PM — Graham Norton has opened up about his battle with alcoholism, claiming he "prefers life" with booze in.