18th October 2014
France: Artist punched in face over giant inflatable Christmas tree that looks like sex toy 24
5:28 PM — The artist behind an inflatable Christmas tree in Paris that like a sex toy has been punched in the face, after anti-gay groups stirred objections to the piece.
9th October 2014
David Hockney: I lost two-thirds of my American friends to AIDS 4
11:04 AM — Artist David Hockney has spoken movingly about losing so many of his friends to AIDS at the height of the epidemic in America.
8th October 2014
Drag artist Conchita Wurst performs for European Parliament 11
7:12 PM — Eurovision drag artist Conchita Wurst has performed for the European Parliament.
4th October 2014
Artist defends projecting Grindr chats from unsuspecting men into public streets 7
6:49 PM — An artist has rejected criticism of a stunt in which he projected his flirty Grindr chats with unsuspecting men onto a wall in a public street.
Conchita Wurst to perform for European Parliament next week 3
11:53 AM — Eurovision drag artist Conchita Wurst has been invited to perform for the European Parliament in Brussels next week.
3rd October 2014
Artist projecting Grindr chats with unsuspecting men onto public street 28
4:38 PM — An artist is under fire for projecting his Grindr chats with unsuspecting men onto a wall in a public street.
1st October 2014
Facebook agrees to drop ‘real name’ policy which banned drag queens 22
8:01 PM — Facebook has agreed to make changes to the way it works, after locking the accounts of a number of drag queens because they weren't using their "legal names".
6th September 2014
Las Vegas star impersonator: I am devastated by Joan Rivers’ passing 2
12:04 PM — Drag artist Frank Marino, who has performed as Joan Rivers for over 30 years, says he is devastated by her passing.
17th August 2014
Performance artist to have sex with different man every day for a year 103
2:29 PM — An artist has announced that for his new project, he will have sex with a different man every night for a year.
4th July 2014
RuPaul: I’m ready for a UK version of Drag Race 14
11:00 AM — Drag artist RuPaul has backed a British version of reality show RuPaul's Drag Race.
28th May 2014
Sam Smith comes out: My album is about a guy I fell in love with 5
8:35 PM — Sam Smith has opened up about his sexuality, revealing that his album was inspired when he fell in love with a man.
27th May 2014
Robert De Niro on gay father: ‘I wish we had spoken about it much more’ 23
9:43 PM — Robert De Niro has opened up about his gay father, the artist Robert De Niro Sr, saying he wishes they had spoken about his sexuality more.
Northern Ireland: Painting banned by local council for depicting gay sex 22
1:48 PM — A painting has been banned from appearing in a Banbridge exhibition as it features a gay couple having sex.
26th May 2014
Exclusive: Trannyshack London will not change name, despite US rebrand to T-Shack 15
9:05 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. Trannyshack London has "no plans" to change its name, despite Trannyshack San Francisco announcing a rebrand to T-Shack.
2nd May 2014
US: Art sculpture moved, because town thinks it’s a gay orgy 33
5:48 PM — An art sculpture designed to represent unity has been moved from a Michigan town, because residents thought it was meant to be a gay orgy.
12th March 2014
Boy George: Straight musicians have more influence when advocating for gay rights 9
5:03 PM — Singer Boy George has made comments about the music industry, suggesting that straight artists are more influential when advocating for gay rights because people think gay artists are "preaching".
27th January 2014
Gay Russian artist makes statement against anti-gay discrimination with ‘black woman’ chair parody 21
7:49 PM — A gay Russian artist has responded to a controversy involving a magazine editor who was pictured sitting on a "black woman" chair, with a parody which he says is meant as a demonstration against discrimination.
9th September 2013
Canada: Top Finnish filmmaker to direct ‘Tom of Finland’ biopic on life of gay artist 5
4:29 PM — One of the most successful Finnish film directors, Dome Karukoski, will direct an authorised biopic about the influential gay artist 'Tom of Finland' -- the man who inspired the look of Freddie Mercury and the Village People.
30th August 2013
Assistant of gay artist David Hockney died after taking acid at star’s home
3:38 PM — An assistant to David Hockney died as a result of taking acid, having previously partied with the acclaimed gay artist’s former partner, an inquest heard this week.
19th April 2013
T-Pain slams ‘homophobic idiots’ on Twitter 8
1:31 PM — Rapper and music producer T-Pain slammed "homophobic idiots" on his Twitter account earlier this week, condemning people for misjudging his gay assistant.