13th March 2014
BBC sparks anger by dropping homosexuality in Islam debate from panel show 73
8:50 PM — The BBC has come under fire for dropping a planned debate about homosexuality in Islam from a BBC3 politics show.
12th March 2014
Neil Patrick Harris: I love that women still want to marry me even though I’m gay 11
5:17 PM — Actor Neil Patrick Harris has said he "loves" the fact that, despite him being gay, women still want to tie the knot with him.
11th March 2014
Game of Thrones star comes out as gay 14
7:05 PM — The actor who plays a leading Game of Thrones character has come out as gay, saying he had been "waiting for someone to ask about" his sexuality.
8th March 2014
Transphobic Twitter trolls mock contestant on BBC’s The Voice 4
11:44 PM — A number of Twitter users took to the microblogging site during The Voice UK this evening to send abusive messages mocking a contestant's perceived gender identity.
7th March 2014
BBC game show host defends contestant against transphobic Twitter trolls: ‘Grow up and get a life’ 50
6:56 PM — A BBC television host has jumped to the defence of a contestant who appeared on a game show yesterday, after a barrage of transphobic tweets were sent about her.
Isaiah Washington returns to Grey’s Anatomy 7 years after being sacked for calling co-star a ‘faggot’ 6
1:40 PM — Isaiah Washington is to return to Grey's Anatomy, seven years after he was fired from the show for using the word “faggot”.
6th March 2014
US: Fox Sports channel charged with discrimination for firing anti-gay pundit 7
9:53 PM — Fox Sports Southwest has been charged with religious discrimination for firing a pundit over his anti-gay views.
Canada: Gay porn channel told to ‘show more Canadian content’ 25
9:15 PM — A gay porn channel in Canada has been ordered to start showing more Canadian content by the broadcast regulator.
Video: X Factor star Marcus Collins backs ITV and Stonewall’s campaign against homophobic bullying
12:55 PM — ITV has teamed up with Stonewall to sponsor three London schools in a bid to raise awareness around homophobic bullying.
5th March 2014
Stephen Fry to host musical gay wedding for Channel 4 to celebrate start of same-sex marriages 33
12:01 AM — Channel 4 is to celebrate the introduction of same-sex marriage in England and Wales later this month with a musical gay wedding, hosted by Stephen Fry.
4th March 2014
Liza Minnelli: ‘Ellen didn’t mean any harm with ‘transphobic’ Oscars joke’ 17
8:56 PM — Liza Minnelli has defended Ellen DeGeneres from critics who labelled her transphobic after she made a joke at the Cabaret singer's expense at the Oscars on Sunday.
27th February 2014
Ofcom ‘will not investigate’ Corrie over gay kiss complaints 3
4:20 PM — Broadcasting regulator Ofcom has confirmed that it will not investigate Coronation Street over dozens of complaints made about a gay kiss.
Drama Controller: The BBC has a ‘long way to go’ in representing the gay community 10
3:52 PM — The BBC's Drama Commissioner has said he thinks there is a "long way to go" before gay people are adequately represented.
Corrie gay kiss scene sparks complaints to Ofcom for being ‘sexually suggestive’ 35
12:07 PM — Ofcom, the broadcasting regulator, has received a number of complaints about a gay kiss scene in Coronation Street.
26th February 2014
South African TV reporter: ‘I think it’s fine to be homophobic’ 43
11:58 AM — A television reporter in South Africa has been forced to apologise after tweeting: "it's fine to be homophobic".
24th February 2014
Alec Baldwin hits out at ‘Gay Department of Justice’ as he quits public life 14
2:22 PM — Actor Alec Baldwin has written an article for New York Magazine’s Vulture blog stating his intention to leave public life, and concentrate on his family following last year's alleged homophobic spat with a photographer.
20th February 2014
Ellen: I was ‘hurt’ and ‘isolated’ by some reactions to my decision to come out as gay 2
7:33 PM — US television host Ellen Degeneres has reflected on some reactions to her decision to come out as gay, saying her "feelings were hurt" by some, and that she "felt isolated".
Chris Brown sued over alleged homophobic assault 4
7:07 PM — US singer Chris Brown is being sued for allegedly attacking a man and for using a homophobic slur.
19th February 2014
Vampire Diaries to introduce first ever gay character 12
8:49 PM — Hit TV series Vampire Diaries has announced that it is to introduce its first ever gay character.
Patrick Stewart laughs off mistakenly being outed by The Guardian 18
1:43 PM — Sir Patrick Stewart has laughed off an error by the Guardian newspaper which stated he was gay.