29th August 2014
George Takei: In a way, Arnold Schwarzenegger helped me to come out as gay
1:19 PM — George Takei has spoken in a new interview about how Arnold Schwarzenegger indirectly helped him to come out as gay by vetoing California's same-sex marriage bill.
Britney Spears writes emotional letter to gay fan 8
12:31 PM — Britney Spears has written an emotional letter to a gay teenage fan.
Gay teen beaten and disowned by family finds amazing support in crowdfunded campaign 31
11:42 AM — A teenager who was beaten and kicked out of his home has found support in a crowdfunding campaign set up to help him keep going after being disowned by his family.
28th August 2014
Watch: One family’s awful reaction to a child coming out, and the internet’s amazing response 58
9:50 PM — This video shows one family's awful reaction to their child coming out as gay, during which he is kicked out of his home and physically abused.
Sailor comes out in first for Chile’s armed forces 3
9:58 AM — A sailor in Chile has become the first serving member of the country’s armed forces to come out as gay.
24th August 2014
Ireland: Rose of Tralee reveals she is gay 4
12:54 PM — The new Rose of Tralee has revealed that she is gay.
22nd August 2014
Miss Spain winner comes out as gay 2
1:30 PM — The winner of Miss Spain 2013 has revealed that she is gay.
19th August 2014
Sam Smith: Stop Grindr, it’s ruining romance 138
6:31 PM — Recently out singer Sam Smith has attacked hookup apps Grindr and Tinder for "ruining romance".
18th August 2014
US: Most Republicans would be upset if they had a gay child, poll finds 15
3:53 PM — A majority of Republicans would be upset if they had a son or daughter who came out to them as gay.
US pastor: People ‘grossly misinterpret’ the Bible on gays – Jesus just said to love everyone 24
11:20 AM — An openly gay pastor who was installed in the US state of Ohio at the weekend has said he thinks critics of homosexuality have misinterpreted the bible.
14th August 2014
Video: Lady Gaga reads thank you letter from lesbian fan 3
5:36 PM — Lady Gaga took time out of her Vancouver show this week to read a letter given to her by a lesbian fan.
US: American Football player announces he is gay 4
2:55 PM — Arizona State University offensive lineman Edward Sarafin is the first active Division I Football player to come out as gay
Christian rock star Vicky Beeching comes out as gay: ‘God loves me just the way I am’ 48
12:50 AM — Christian rock star Vicky Beeching has come out as gay, discussed her evangelical upbringing and struggles with her sexuality.
13th August 2014
US: Neil Patrick Harris talks about sleeping with women before coming out 5
9:35 PM — Actor and Broadway star Neil Patrick Harris recently talked to Glamour about his sexual exploits with women before coming out as gay.
11th August 2014
Boxing legend Lennox Lewis comes out in support of former manager Maloney’s transition 6
1:03 PM — Former boxing star Lennox Lewis has thrown his support behind former manager Kellie Maloney's announcement that she is transitioning, and will undergo gender reassignment surgery.
10th August 2014
Greg Louganis: Gay people can get out of their comfort zones to create change 2
12:48 PM — Olympic diver Greg Louganis has said gay people can get out of their comfort zones to "create change".
Catholic school volleyball coach ‘can breathe’ after coming out as gay 4
11:55 AM — A Catholic school girls' volleyball coach has said he "can breathe", now that he has come out as gay.
7th August 2014
Speed skater Blake Skjellerup: There were no role models for me as a young gay sportsman 3
2:58 PM — Olympic speed skater Blake Skjellerup has said that he had no role models he could positively relate to while he was struggling with his sexuality.
3rd August 2014
James Bond actor Ben Whishaw: I was scared of coming out for a long time 6
3:42 PM — Ben Whishaw has said that he was scared of coming out for a long time.
29th July 2014
US: Nevada TV station gives transgender nine-year-old a platform 1
11:40 PM — In a piece detailing what Reno Pride meant to the LGBT community, Nevada news station KOLO 8 gave transgender nine-year-old Cee Cee Ott the opportunity to tell her story.