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  • 14th February 2012

    Actor Matt Bomer comes out 38

    Matt Bomer appears on White Collar (Photo: Flickr user vagueonthehow)

    9:52 AM — US actor Matt Bomer revealed this weekend he is gay. The star of White Collar, 34, came out at the weekend as he accepted an award for HIV/AIDS activism in California.

  • 30th January 2012

    Rock Hudson radio drama wins BBC award 1

    Rock Hudson died in 1985 (Photo: Classic Film Scans)

    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.

  • 16th July 2011

    Ben Daniels rejects Rupert Everett’s advice for aspiring gay actors not to come out 26

    Ben Daniels starred in Cutting It (photo:BBC)

    1:55 PM — Ben Daniels, star of the BBC hit series Cutting It, has dismissed claims made by Hollywood star Rupert Everett that it is better for aspiring gay actors to stay in the closet despite homophobia he experienced at the BBC.

  • 31st May 2011

    Actress Julianna Margulies ‘thrilled’ to be offered role as lesbian porn star 4

    Julianna Margulies has turned down an offer to play a lesbian porn actress

    5:57 PM — Actress Julianna Margulies has said she was "thrilled" to be offered the role of a lesbian porn actress but decided to turn it down for the sake of her young son.

  • 7th December 2010

    Gay rugby star Gareth Thomas says film will ‘help millions’ 15

    Gareth Thomas will be the subject of a film by Mickey Rourke

    1:58 PM — Gareth Thomas has revealed more about the film to be made of his life. The rugby player, who came out a year ago, remains the only top level out gay sportsman in Britain today and is to be the subject of a film by Mickey Rourke.

  • 4th November 2010

    Christina Aguilera tells gay kids ‘just be yourself’ 3

    Christina Aguilera told gay kids "it gets better"

    3:41 PM — Pop star Christina Aguilera has added her support to Stonewall's campaign against homophobic bullying. The charity has begun a new campaign called It Gets Better... Today, which is inspired by the US YouTube campaign It Gets Better.

  • 21st October 2010

    Gay rugby player Gareth Thomas hopes to find London club 2

    Gareth Thomas hopes to move to a London club

    4:14 PM — Gareth Thomas, the out gay former Welsh rugby captain, is planning to join a London rugby union team. The star briefly switched to league team Crusaders this year and is due to play France in the Wales league squad this weekend.

  • 23rd August 2010

    New biography alleges Vivien Leigh was an ‘adulterous bisexual’ 24

    A new biography alleges that Vivien Leigh was bisexual.

    11:17 AM — A new biography of British movie star Viven Leigh alleges she was an adulterous bisexual with a fondness for "rough trade".

  • 5th February 2010

    Anne Hathaway left Catholicism after brother came out 28

    Anne Hathway said she would not support Catholicism

    5:59 PM — Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway has revealed her family became Episcopalians after her brother came out. She said: "Why should I support an organisation that has a limited view of my beloved brother?"

  • 2nd February 2010

    Colin Firth says there are ‘invisible boundaries’ for gay actors 38

    Colin Firth said gay actors face barriers

    1:11 PM — Colin Firth has suggested that there are "invisible boundaries" preventing out gay actors from taking leading roles. Firth, a straight actor who played a gay man in Tom Ford's directorial debut A Single Man, said he felt "complicit" in the problem of gay actors losing out on parts.

  • 24th January 2010

    Film Review: All About Steve

    Sandra Bullock stars in All about Steve

    12:05 AM — This loopy comedy caper about a nerdy crossword creator with a penchant for red cowboy boots will divide the audience firmly in two: you're either going to love it or hate it. Sandra Bullock dusts off her romantic comedy queen tiara and once again takes the helm of a fast-moving movie with throwaway one-liners and little resonance. If you're a rom-com sceptic at least you can rest assured that the experience will leave you almost as soon as you leave the cinema. If however, you're a fan of Bullock's quirky comedic heroines then you'll be booking a ticket for a second viewing.

  • 23rd January 2010

    Film Review: It’s Complicated

    Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin

    11:59 PM — It sure is complicated. This comedy love triangle comes from perhaps the best female-perspective comedy director in the business: Nancy Meyers. With an acclaimed CV of hits including The Holiday; What Women Want; and Something's Gotta Give, to her name you know you're in safe hands when you sit down to watch her latest Hollywood blockbuster offering. The cast list is nothing to be sneered at either as the Meyers name manages to snare the likes of Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin onto the film set. The results speak for themselves and it proves that if you want to make waves in a genre that is rarely taken too seriously by serious film buffs then the least you can do is call in the acting cavalry.

  • 22nd December 2009

    Filmstar Tom Cruise sued by alleged gay lover 27

    In 2001 Sapir claimed to have a video in his possession that proved he was having a "homosexual relationship" with the star

    12:04 PM — Hollywood film star Tom Cruise is being sued over allegations of wiretapping. Magazine editor, Michael Davis Sapir, claims that the actor hired private detective, Anthony Pellicano, to wiretap his phone. In 2001 Sapir claimed to have a video in his possession that proved he was having a "homosexual relationship" with the star.

  • 12th December 2009

    Gay soldier Ben Rakestrow comes out on return from Afghanistan 40

    Ben Rakestrow (photo source: Ben Rakestrow's published photographs on Facebook)

    12:50 PM — A 21-year-old member of the 2nd Royal Tank Regiment (2RTR) has become one of the first British openly gay soldiers serving in a major conflict.

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