25th August 2014
Channel 4 exec: Upcoming gay drama Cucumber ‘wouldn’t get made in US’ 11
11:07 AM — Channel 4 controller Jay Hunt has said that upcoming gay drama series Cucumber would not get made on an American network.
22nd August 2014
US: Film board condemned for giving gay drama ‘R’ rating 11
2:52 PM — The US film ratings board has been accused of homophobia, after a gay drama was handed an R certificate.
18th July 2014
Comedian Rufus Hound to star in upcoming gay drama series Cucumber 8
5:13 PM — Comedian Rufus Hound has signed up to appear in Channel 4's upcoming gay drama series Cucumber.
21st May 2014
Larry Kramer: Gay icon Barbra Streisand finds gay sex ‘distasteful’ 66
10:07 PM — Playwright Larry Kramer has claimed that gay icon Barbra Streisand is "uncomfortable" with gay sex, and held up production of The Normal Heart because she found it "distasteful".
6th April 2014
‘Independence Day’ director shooting film about Stonewall riots 6
4:44 PM — The director of Independence Day Roland Emmerich has announced he is shooting a film about the Stonewall riots.
27th February 2014
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.
26th November 2013
Sean Bean wins International Emmy for transvestite role 3
1:54 PM — British actor Sean Bean has won an International Emmy for his work portraying a transvestite character in the BBC One drama series Accused.
27th April 2013
‘Desperate Housewives’ actor Tuc Watkins: I always knew I was gay and would be a dad 4
5:33 PM — Actor Tuc Watkins came out in a discussion of how he always "knew" he was gay, and that he wanted to be a parent.
14th December 2012
Matt Damon says Michael Douglas is a ‘wonderful kisser’ 14
3:25 PM — Matt Damon has been talking about undertaking an intimate romantic scene with Michael Douglas for the upcoming film about the late American pianist Liberace and his younger lover Scott Thorson.
30th January 2012
Rock Hudson radio drama wins BBC award 1
9:55 AM — A drama about gay actor Rock Hudson was named Best Online Drama at the BBC's first Audio Drama Awards. Hudson died in 1985 from an AIDS-related illness after starring in nearly 70 films.
12th January 2012
Sean Bean takes on trans role for BBC drama 75
10:10 AM — The BBC has announced Sean Bean will play a transgender character in an episode of its drama Accused, in a storyline it said was "untold on mainstream television".
5th February 2010
Gavin and Stacey actor to appear in Boy George biopic 11
5:22 PM — Gay singer Boy George will be the subject of a new BBC biopic, it was announced today. The drama will document his early life up to his 1980s heyday and cast members will include Mat Horne, best known for comedy Gavin and Stacey and the flop movie Lesbian Vampire Killers.
5th January 2010
Maggi Hambling and Phyllida Lloyd honoured 1
12:25 PM — Artist Maggi Hambling and theatre director Phyllida Lloyd, both of whom are lesbians, have been awarded CBEs in the New Year's Honours list.
14th December 2009
Author Jeanette Winterson attacks ‘anti-gay’ tabloids 12
3:36 PM — Lesbian author Jeanette Winterson has attacked the 'negative' use of the word lesbian in newspapers. Writing on her blog, the Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit author complained that tabloids tended to emphasise the sexual orientation of gay or lesbian criminals.