17th August 2014
Jane Lynch picks up Emmy award for Hollywood Game Night 1
1:35 PM — Out TV star Jane Lynch has picked up a second Emmy, this time for hosting NBC show Hollywood Game Night.
Sam Smith denies Bond theme rumours
1:11 PM — Recently out singer Sam Smith has denied rumours that he is 'in talks' to record the theme tune for the next James Bond film.
Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney for Celebrity Big Brother? 9
12:37 PM — Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has signed up to appear on Celebrity Big Brother, according to newspaper claims.
Uzo Aduba wins Emmy for lesbian Orange is the New Black character Crazy Eyes 2
11:37 AM — Actress Uzo Aduba has picked up an Emmy for playing lesbian Orange is the New Black character Crazy Eyes.
15th August 2014
Ireland: Radio host condemned by broadcast regulator for supporting same-sex marriage 16
3:52 PM — A radio show host has been condemned by Ireland's broadcast regulator for voicing his support for same-sex marriage.
Video: Pastor tells Vicky Beeching she has ‘given in to a lie’ by coming out 140
12:43 PM — US Pastor Scott Lively has told Christian singer Vicky Beeching that she has "given in to a lie" by coming out as gay.
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 66
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 28
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’ 28
12:05 PM — George RR Martin has addressed the lack of gay characters in his Game of Thrones book series.