24th December 2014
Michael Sam: NFL players in the closet have reached out to me 2
12:14 PM — Gay NFL star Michael Sam has revealed that a number of players who remain in the closet have reached out to him, after he came out as gay.
12th December 2014
Dan Savage: Republican Michele Bachmann’s husband is a ‘closet case’ 39
2:58 PM — Gay activist Dan Savage has claimed that his 'gaydar' tells him the husband of anti-gay Republican Michele Bachmann is a 'closet case'.
5th October 2014
300 clergy sign letter urging gay bishops to come out 27
11:56 AM — Nearly 300 Anglican clergy have signed an open letter urging bishops in the closet to reveal their sexuality.
22nd September 2014
One Direction singer Liam Payne: Saying I’m not gay doesn’t make me a homophobe 26
11:40 AM — One Direction singer Liam Payne has said that he is "not a homophobe" for denying rumours about his sexuality.
21st September 2014
John Travolta’s alleged former lover ‘tried to settle lawsuit’ for $10 million 1
12:03 PM — A man who claims to be John Travolta's former lover has allegedly offered to settle legal action with the star - for $10 million.
20th September 2014
Michael Sam ‘making good progress’ on Dallas Cowboys practice squad 1
12:58 PM — The coach of the Dallas Cowboys says that out player Michael Sam is making good progress on the team's practice squad.
19th September 2014
Pilot who claims to be John Travolta’s former gay lover denies case is ‘just about money’ 3
3:16 PM — A male pilot who alleges he had a six-year long affair with John Travolta has hit back at the actor for claiming the case is "just about people wanting money".
7th September 2014
Chicago named world’s top travel destination for closeted men 4
7:26 PM — Chicago is the top travel destination for men who are in the closet, a survey has found.
29th August 2014
Review: The Man Who Made The Beatles is an honest look at the life of a gay music icon
2:30 PM — Nick Duffy reviews The Man Who Made The Beatles for PinkNews, a play about closeted Beatles manager Brian Epstein, on the 47th anniversary of his death.
17th August 2014
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.
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.
24th July 2014
Sharon Osbourne: I know lots of gay people in the entertainment industry who are still in the closet 11
1:58 PM — Sharon Osbourne has said she still knows lots of gay people in the entertainment industry who are in the closet and use women as beards.
27th June 2014
Sir Ian McKellen: Alec Guinness ‘begged’ me not to fight for gay rights 21
8:53 PM — Sir Ian McKellen has revealed that Star Wars actor Alec Guinness warned him against getting involved in the gay rights movement.
8th June 2014
Israel: Group says two thirds of Orthodox gays are married to women 15
8:26 PM — A gay Orthodox organisation has claimed that two thirds of Orthodox gay men are married to women and leading a double life.
5th June 2014
Closeted footballer: Teammates refused to shower naked after they found out I was gay 42
9:38 PM — An anonymous gay footballer has spoken about his decision to remain in the closet, claiming his teammates refused to shower naked once they discovered his sexuality.
9th May 2014
Poll: 53% of LGBT people are not out at work 11
12:55 PM — A poll by a leading US human rights group has found that over half of LGBT people are still in the closet at work.
7th May 2014
US: Anti-gay Republican who worked as a drag queen fails to win primary 13
8:25 PM — Anti-gay Republican Steve Wiles has come last in a state primary, after it was revealed he used to work as a drag queen.
3rd May 2014
Fox News host: Claims I was demoted because of my sexuality are horses**t 9
2:34 PM — Fox News has strongly denied claims that it demoted news anchor Shepard Smith because he planned to come out.
19th April 2014
Gay basketball player Derrick Gordon: I cried most nights before I came out 8
5:56 PM — Gay basketball player Derrick Gordon has said that being in the closet took a huge toll on him, and that he cried most nights before he came out.
7th April 2014
Jessie J: I’m not bisexual, I fancy men and only men now 29
8:46 PM — Jessie J has said that she's changed since coming out as bisexual three years ago, and is now exclusively interested in men.