29th June 2015
John Oliver presents passionate segment on trans rights 13
4:05 PM — Last Week Tonight host John Oliver presented an amazing segment on transgender rights in the United States.
28th April 2015
Queen Latifah: ‘Being gay is not a character flaw’
2:07 PM — Queen Latifah has said that attitudes to homosexuality are still "antiquated", with a tendency to treat it as a "character flaw".
25th March 2015
HBO’s ‘Looking’ has been cancelled – but will be wrapped up in a film 6
5:34 PM — Fans of HBO's series 'Looking' will have been disappointed to learn today that the series has been cancelled after two seasons.
15th March 2015
Watch: Queen Latifah to play bisexual blues singer Bessie Smith 3
4:36 PM — Queen Latifah is stepping into the shoes of legendary blues singer Bessie Smith for an upcoming HBO film.
10th March 2015
Lena Dunham: ‘Marrying when lots of gays can’t wouldn’t feel like a celebration’ 11
10:23 AM — Lena Dunham has reiterated her commitment not to marry until all couples in the US, gay or straight, are able to.
1st March 2015
Russell Tovey opens up about horrific knife attack 10
3:16 PM — Looking star Russell Tovey has opened up about being stabbed in the head as a teenager.
3rd October 2014
Lena Dunham: I don’t want to marry until my gay sister can in all 50 states
11:31 AM — Girls creator Lena Dunham has said she wouldn't feel comfortable marrying her boyfriend until same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states.
25th July 2014
Anti-gay activist: Gays will next demand incest rights, because of Game of Thrones 28
12:28 PM — An anti-gay activist has claimed that gays will next demand rights for incestuous couples, because incest is featured on Game of Thrones.
23rd July 2014
True Blood star slams actor who quit show over planned gay storyline 1
5:04 PM — True Blood star Nelsan Ellis has spoken out about Luke Grimes' decision to quit the show over a planned gay storyline for his character.
18th July 2014
US: HBO refuses to allow anti-gay pastor Scott Lively to debate John Oliver 13
4:49 PM — TV network HBO has refused a challenge from anti-gay pastor Scott Lively to allow him to have an on-air debate with John Oliver on Last Week Tonight.
29th June 2014
True Blood star denies he quit show over planned gay storyline 12
1:43 PM — True Blood star Luke Grimes has denied that a planned gay storyline for his character was the reason he left the show.
24th April 2014
Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams wishes for ‘gay marriage legal everywhere’ 2
8:43 PM — Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams has said that she wishes same-sex marriage would be legal everywhere.
13th December 2013
Liberace film Behind the Candelabra leads Golden Globe TV nominations with four nods 4
6:40 PM — HBO's film about gay pianist Liberace and its cast, are leading the nominations for the TV categories of the Golden Globes with four nods.
15th November 2013
Video: First official trailer of gay HBO series ‘Looking’ starring Jonathan Groff 1
5:06 PM — Dubbed as the "gay 'Girls'", HBO releases the first official trailer of highly-anticipated gay drama comedy 'Looking'.
16th September 2013
Behind the Candelabra wins 8 awards at the Creative Arts Emmys 2
4:00 PM — Behind the Candelabra, the film about iconic gay pianist Liberace, has won eight awards at the Creative Arts Emmys - but will it win more at the main Emmys this weekend?
9th July 2013
US: Proposition 8 documentary commissioned by HBO 1
11:59 PM — Five years worth of footage leading up to the Supreme Court's landmark ruling on California's statewide ban on equal marriage, Proposition 8, will be turned into a documentary to air next year.
5th June 2013
Behind the Candelabra producer Jerry Weintraub says film will ‘change’ Hollywood 5
6:58 PM — The executive producer of Behind the Candelabra, the new film about iconic gay pianist Liberace, which stars Michael Douglas as the lead character, says the movie “is going to change the film business in America”.
31st May 2013
Michael Douglas: ‘It’s probably more difficult’ to be an actor and openly gay 4
12:28 PM — Veteran actor Michael Douglas has spoken about gay actors coming out, and said it is "probably a little bit more difficult", to come out as an actor in Hollywood, and suggested he knew some actors who had stayed in the closet to protect their careers.
14th April 2013
US: Gay ‘Glee’ actor Jonathan Groff to appear in comedy TV pilot 9
1:22 PM — Jonathan Groff will play a leading role in an upcoming comedy pilot about the lives of three gay men, commissioned for US Cable channel HBO.
12th April 2013
Study: Support for equal marriage boosted by television portrayal of gay couples 41
1:55 AM — A poll has found that in the US, more people say their perception of gay people has been positively influenced by television's portrayal of them, than say it has had a negative impact.