23rd May 2014
Facebook apologises after banning Queer as Folk producer for celebrating marriage equality 24
10:58 PM — Facebook has apologised to Queer of Folk producer Del Shores, after he was banned from the site for a post celebrating marriage equality.
Against Me frontwoman: Arcade Fire should have a real trans person in their video, not Spider-Man 14
10:35 PM — The lead singer of Against Me! has attacked Arcade Fire's new trans-centred new music video, which featured Andrew Garfield.
RuPaul: ‘Fringe people’ are upset by transphobic slurs, not real trans people 53
8:42 PM — RuPaul has defended his use of transphobic slurs on RuPaul's Drag Race, claiming only "fringe people" were offended and not the trans community.
Technician who wore mariachi outfit to work claims CNN fired him ‘for being gay’ 14
1:52 PM — A former CNN technician is suing the news channel for $60 million, claiming he was fired due to his sexual orientation.
22nd May 2014
Lady Gaga asks Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst to support her on tour 16
8:10 PM — Lady Gaga has asked Eurovision Song Contest Winner Conchita Wurst along for her artRave: The ARTPOP Ball tour, according to reports.
Video: Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson goes on new homophobic rant 12
7:53 PM — TV personality Phil Robertson has gone on another homophobic rant, after causing controversy last year by making anti-gay comments in an interview with GQ.
Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw is a ‘much-loved queen’, says the Daily Star 5
5:47 PM — The Daily Star couldn't help but use an old cliché in its story about Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw’s encounter with the Queen.
21st May 2014
Orange is the New Black writer: Show helped me realise I’m gay
10:35 PM — A writer for Orange is the New Black has said that the show helped her realise she was gay, months after getting married to a man.
Larry Kramer: Gay icon Barbra Streisand finds gay sex ‘distasteful’ 66
10:07 PM — Playwright Larry Kramer has claimed that gay icon Barbra Streisand is "uncomfortable" with gay sex, and held up production of The Normal Heart because she found it "distasteful".
US: Duck Dynasty star to speak at anti-gay conference despite ‘moving on’ from homophobia row 2
9:44 PM — A Duck Dynasty star is speaking at an anti-gay conference tomorrow, despite the family claiming to have 'moved on' from a homophobia row.
Glee star Jane Lynch on growing up gay: ‘It was almost like I had a disease’ 2
10:32 AM — Jane Lynch has opened up about how she lived a life of "secrecy" during her struggle to accept her sexual orientation as a teenager.
20th May 2014
Russell Crowe: ‘Pathetic bullies’ boycotting hotel owned by Sultan who wants to execute gays 163
9:43 PM — Russell Crowe has refused to back a boycott of Brunei-owned hotels after the country passed laws calling for gays to be stoned to death, labelling a supporter a "pathetic bully".
US: American Family Association asks people to ‘pray for’ anti-gay TV hosts 14
8:21 PM — The American Family Association has urged its followers to "pray for" anti-gay activists the Benham brothers, after the pair were dropped from a TV deal.
Eastenders’ lesbian couple to start a family, actress confirms 3
6:11 PM — A lesbian couple in popular BBC soap Eastenders are to try for a baby, actress Luisa Bradshaw has confirmed.
18th May 2014
Poll: 47% of Americans think Michael Sam kiss was inappropriate for TV 93
1:54 PM — 47 percent of Americans think that it was 'inappropriate' for Michael Sam's kiss with his boyfriend to be broadcast on TV.
Katie Hopkins: I think my son’s gay because he likes hairdressing, Tom Daley coming out was lame 60
1:15 PM — Katie Hopkins has said it was "really lame" that Tom Daley came out, and claimed she thinks her own six-year-old son is gay because he likes hairdressing and skipping.
17th May 2014
US: Oprah scraps Michael Sam documentary plans 5
11:32 AM — Oprah Winfrey has indefinitely postponed plans to shoot a documentary series following gay NFL player Michael Sam.
16th May 2014
US: TV host who stormed off over gay kiss let male strippers on her show 28
10:20 PM — A talk show host who objects to gay kisses being shown on TV has previously been hoisted in the air by strippers on her morning show.
Andrew Garfield stars as trans woman in Arcade Fire’s new music video 8
9:31 PM — Amazing Spider-Man star Andrew Garfield stars as a trans woman in Arcade Fire's new music video.
Russia: Moscow officials ban Conchita Wurst parade 4
8:31 PM — Russian officials have blocked a group from holding a parade in honour of Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst.