14th March 2015
Empire star: My coming out was a bigger deal to everyone else 1
11:28 AM — Empire star Jussie Smollett has reacted to a wave of support, after he came out this week.
9th March 2015
Empire star Jussie Smollett comes out: ‘There’s never been a closet that I’ve been in’ 5
6:41 PM — Empire star Jussie Smollet has opened up about his sexuality on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show.
17th January 2015
Ellen DeGeneres making new lesbian comedy, but don’t call it a lesbian comedy 2
7:24 PM — Ellen DeGeneres is set to executive produce a new comedy series for NBC based around a lesbian starting a family - but insists it is not another "lesbian comedy".
8th October 2014
Watch: Facebook VP apologises to drag queens for ‘real name’ row 2
1:41 PM — Facebook's Vice President Josh Blankenship has apologised to drag queens targeted by the social network's 'real name' policy.
7th October 2014
Watch: Gay man proposes in front of Ellen Show audience 5
9:58 AM — A gay man has proposed in his own special way, courtesy of Ellen DeGeneres, and it is guaranteed to make you smile.
2nd July 2014
Report: Portia de Rossi enters rehab for drugs and alcohol use 17
3:09 PM — US actress Portia de Rossi has reportedly had a stint in rehab, as rumours swirl about her marriage to chat show star Ellen DeGeneres.
28th April 2014
Ellen DeGeneres backs boycott of Brunei-owned hotels over ‘stone the gays’ law 15
8:15 PM — TV host Ellen DeGeneres has backed the boycott of a Brunei-owned hotel chain, after the country passed a ‘stone the gays’ law.
4th March 2014
Ellen accused of being ‘transphobic and disrespectful’ over Liza Minnelli ‘impersonator’ jibe 35
12:33 PM — Television star Ellen Degeneres has been accused of being "transphobic and disrespectful", for a joke she made about Liza Minnelli whilst hosting the Oscars.
20th February 2014
Ellen: I was ‘hurt’ and ‘isolated’ by some reactions to my decision to come out as gay 2
7:33 PM — US television host Ellen Degeneres has reflected on some reactions to her decision to come out as gay, saying her "feelings were hurt" by some, and that she "felt isolated".
28th January 2014
NBC orders gay-themed TV series developed by Ellen DeGeneres 6
7:17 PM — US television network NBC has ordered a gay-themed series which will be developed by Ellen DeGeneres.
1st November 2013
Portia DeGeneres: At first ‘I didn’t want to be a lesbian’, but not coming out affected my health 2
3:57 PM — Actress Portia DeGeneres has spoken out about her decision to come out, saying that at first she did not understand her sexuality and that she "didn't want" to be a lesbian.
29th October 2013
Ellen DeGeneres developing new lesbian comedy 8
10:53 AM — US TV star Ellen DeGeneres is developing a sitcom featuring a lesbian lead character.
11th October 2013
NOW: Video celebrates 25 years of National Coming Out Day
12:59 PM — A video posted today by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), celebrates 25 years of National Coming Out Day.
26th September 2013
Elton John keen to wed after passing of equal marriage bill 8
4:47 PM — Sir Elton John has revealed that he is keen to marry his civil partner David Furnish, describing equal marriage in England and Wales as a "gift."
4th June 2013
Glee star Charice Pempengco comes out as gay in TV interview 3
12:41 AM — Former Glee star Charice Pempengco, has come out as a lesbian during a recent television interview on a talk show in the Phillipines.
14th May 2013
New Zealand MP who gave viral pro-equal marriage speech now will not appear on Ellen 2
10:09 PM — A New Zealand MP whose powerful speech following the country’s vote to legalise equal marriage went viral, will not appear on the Ellen show, despite being invited by host Ellen DeGeneres.
22nd April 2013
New Zealand MP who gave viral pro-equal marriage speech invited onto Ellen Show 9
2:17 PM — A New Zealand MP whose powerful speech following the country's vote to legalise equal marriage last week went viral, has been invited onto the Ellen show by host Ellen DeGeneres.
2nd March 2013
Ellen writes open letter to the Supreme Court urging it to strike down Proposition 8 3
6:06 PM — American TV host Ellen has made her opinion known to the Supreme Court which, later in March, will begin to take on the case of whether to overturn Proposition 8, California's statewide ban on equal marriage.
5th February 2013
Boy Scouts of America receive 1.4 million signatures pushing for end to anti-gay policy 1
11:44 AM — A rally delivered a petition with 1.4 million signatures pushing for the Boy Scouts of America to drop its ban on gay members, volunteers and staff, on Monday.
30th January 2013
US: Gay boy scout hopeful for national change after vote on anti-gay policy 1
12:38 AM — The family of a Californian teenage boy scout who was denied the Eagle Scout award because he was openly gay, has welcomed an upcoming vote by the Boy Scouts of America's board, on whether to drop a national ban on gay members, volunteers and staff.