28th April 2014
Ellen DeGeneres backs boycott of Brunei-owned hotels over ‘stone the gays’ law 15
8:15 PM — TV host Ellen DeGeneres has backed the boycott of a Brunei-owned hotel chain, after the country passed a ‘stone the gays’ law.
Christopher Biggins: ‘Bisexuals are not real people and they ruin women’s lives’ 199
2:24 PM — Broadcaster and actor Christopher Biggins has claimed that bisexuals use their sexuality as a way of hiding that they are gay.
27th April 2014
Eurovision: Petitions call for removal of Austrian bearded drag queen 55
7:08 PM — Petitions calling for the removal of Austria's Eurovision entry have received thousands of signatures.
Laverne Cox snubbed by TIME’s ‘100 Most Influential People’ list despite placing fifth in readers’ poll 2
1:25 PM — Transgender actress Laverne Cox was snubbed by TIME's 100 Most Influential People list, despite placing fifth in the magazine's readers' poll.
26th April 2014
Stephen Fry boycotts Brunei-owned hotel over ‘stone the gays’ law 40
6:23 PM — Stephen Fry has cancelled his reservations with a Brunei-owned hotel chain, after the country passed a 'stone the gays' law.
25th April 2014
Pet Shop Boys to unveil Alan Turing tribute at Proms 5
11:03 PM — The Pet Shop Boys have announced a work honouring gay codebreaker Alan Turing, which they will debut at the BBC Proms.
Hollyoaks character Blessing to come out as transgender 9
7:28 PM — A main character in Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks will soon come out as transgender.
Graham Norton: I’m too lazy to host Strictly 5
3:31 PM — Graham Norton has played down talk of him succeeding Sir Bruce Forsyth as Strictly Come Dancing host.
Elton John creates new HIV fund in memory of dance legend Frankie Knuckles 3
1:58 PM — Sir Elton John has launched a new HIV fund for the black community in memory of Chicago DJ Frankie Knuckles who died last month.
Gay former Sesame Street actor Kevin Clash cleared of sex abuse charges 5
12:56 PM — Kevin Clash, the actor formerly behind the popular Sesame Street character Elmo for 28 years, has been cleared of all sex abuse charges.
Bryan Singer withdraws from X-Men promo over ‘completely false’ claims he abused 17-year-old 39
12:04 AM — Gay Hollywood director Bryan Singer has broken his silence on claims that he abused a 17-year-old, labelling the accusations "outrageous, vicious and completely false".
24th April 2014
Precious star Gabourey Sidibe: I’ve always wanted to play a gay character
10:38 PM — Precious star Gabourey Sidibe has said she was excited to play a lesbian in an upcoming film, because she 'thought it would be fun'.
Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams wishes for ‘gay marriage legal everywhere’ 2
8:43 PM — Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams has said that she wishes same-sex marriage would be legal everywhere.
23rd April 2014
Gay Guardian readers blast camp comics Alan Carr, John Inman and Larry Grayson 177
12:29 PM — The Guardian has published two critical letters from readers about gay camp comedians, in response to columnist Owen Jones’s article on Alan Carr’s advert for animal charity PETA.
22nd April 2014
Matt Bomer: I’ve been married to my same-sex partner for three years 6
10:53 PM — Gay actor Matt Bomer has revealed that he's secretly been married to his same-sex partner for the past three years.
Wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin: I’m absolutely for same-sex marriage 13
9:52 PM — Wrestling legend Stone Cold Steve Austin has proclaimed his strong support for same-sex marriage.
Bill O’Reilly: Gay marriage winning because of ‘threats and demonisation’ 19
8:34 PM — Bill O'Reilly has said that the tide has only turned towards same-sex marriage because of 'threats and demonisation'
Man accusing gay X-Men director Bryan Singer of rape sues TV executives 46
12:25 PM — The man accusing X-Men director Bryan Singer of raping him as a teenager has sued three more Hollywood figures.
Owen Jones: I felt ashamed for flinching at Alan Carr’s charity fairy advert 132
11:41 AM — Owen Jones says he flinched when he saw Alan Carr’s advert for animal charity PETA, but then realised he felt ashamed for having done so.
21st April 2014
US: Duck Dynasty live show cancelled due to poor ticket sales after anti-gay controversy 128
6:16 PM — A Duck Dynasty live show in Missouri, which was to feature 'homophobic' reality star Phil Robertson, has been cancelled after struggling to sell enough tickets.