18th March 2014
US: School district under fire after gay student’s coming out story banned from yearbook 7
5:39 PM — LGBT rights groups have criticised a school district in the US for refusing to publish six yearbook interviews because one of them contained dialogue about an openly gay student.
Jason Collins signed by Brooklyn Nets for remainder of NBA season 1
5:18 PM — After completing two 10-day contracts with new team the Brooklyn Nets, openly gay NBA star Jason Collins has now been signed for the remainder of the season.
17th March 2014
TOWIE’s Bobby Norris speaks out about ‘awful’ homophobic abuse as a teenager 1
7:31 PM — TOWIE star Bobby Norris has spoken out about the "awful" homophobic abuse he suffered when he was a teenager.
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.
9th March 2014
US student tennis star Matt Dooley comes out as gay and speaks about attempted suicide 1
12:18 PM — US student tennis star Matt Dooley has come out as gay in an article where he speaks about his past struggles, including an attempt at suicide by swallowing a bottle of pills.
7th March 2014
Singer Dan Gillespie-Sells: Closeted gay celebrities ‘are part of the problem’ in tackling homophobia 22
12:40 PM — The lead singer of the Feeling has criticised gay celebrities who do not come out, saying that they are "part of the problem", when it comes to tackling homophobia in society.
5th March 2014
Arizona Senator comes out: ‘I’m gay, I’m Latino, and it’s okay’ 4
9:39 PM — An Arizona state Senator has come out as gay, after the state's governor had to veto a senate bill which would have legalised anti-gay discrimination.
4th March 2014
Former Miss Kentucky comes out: ‘I am queer’ 3
9:31 PM — A former Miss Kentucky pageant winner has come out as queer, after a judge in the state struck down a law banning recognition of out-of-state same-sex marriages.
Duncan James: ‘It’s scary what’s happening to gays in Russia’ 10
8:27 PM — Blue singer Duncan James has said that the treatment of gay people in Russia is 'scary', and that he feels lucky to live in the UK.
Jason Collins set to sign second 10-day deal with Brooklyn Nets
8:03 PM — Openly gay basketball star Jason Collins may soon sign a second 10-day deal with his new team the Brooklyn Nets.
27th February 2014
Julianne Moore praises Ellen Page for ‘wonderful’ coming out speech 3
7:03 PM — Hollywood star Julianne Moore has commended fellow actress Ellen Page for her decision to come out as gay, earlier this month.
26th February 2014
Jason Collins’ shirt commemorating murdered gay teen tops sales in NBA online store 6
1:02 PM — Openly gay NBA star Jason Collins has made the decision to wear the number 98 shirt for his new team in commemoration of murdered gay teenager Matthew Shepard.
23rd February 2014
Jason Collins signs deal to become first openly-gay, active NBA player 7
8:56 PM — Openly gay basketball star Jason Collins on Sunday evening signed a deal to officially become the first openly-gay active player in the NBA.
22nd February 2014
NFL hopeful Michael Sam: I’m just a football player, not a ‘gay football player’ 16
10:21 PM — The NFL hopeful who looks set to be the first openly gay player to be drafted into a professional team this year said he hopes to be seen for his abilities, not his sexuality.
21st February 2014
US: Former Dallas Cowboys player Greg Ellis would be ‘uncomfortable’ with a gay teammate 13
4:22 PM — Former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Ellis spoke recently on the topic of NFL's Michael Sam's coming out, saying he would feel "uncomfortable" with a gay teammate.
17th February 2014
Rosie O’Donnell blocked from coming out in 1992 Cosmopolitan interview for ‘protection’
7:12 PM — Comedian and actor Rosie O'Donnell has revealed that she attempted to come out as gay back in 1992 in a magazine interview, but that she was blocked from doing so in order to "protect" her.
Duncan James: ‘My mum was surprised that I got a girl pregnant after I came out as gay’ 13
3:43 PM — Singer Duncan James has spoken about coming out to his mother in Los Angeles, and her surprise when he revealed he was having a child after he came out.
Obama applauds gay Missouri football player Michael Sam for coming out 2
2:20 PM — President Barack Obama has praised University of Missouri football player Michael Sam for announcing he is gay ahead of a critical moment in his career.
14th February 2014
Michael Sam’s father: Anti-gay comments were ‘terribly misquoted’ 15
4:56 PM — Michael Sam's father has said that he was 'terribly misquoted' in a recent interview in which he made negative statements about his son's sexuality.