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  • 20th April 2012

    Chris Evans ’embarrassed and heartbroken’ by marriage inequality 28

    Evans has been a consistent supporter of gay equality and shirtlessness

    3:14 PM — Actor Chris Evans has said he finds the inequality in marriage rights between gay and straight couples 'embarrassing', and predicted that in ten years society will look back 'ashamed'.

  • 16th April 2012

    Hunger Games star to get GLAAD honour for pro-gay stance 27

    The Hunger Games' Josh Hutcherson is a co-founder and a voice of Straight But Not Narrow

    12:25 PM — Josh Hutcherson, one of the stars of the dystopian teenage battle epic The Hunger Games will receive the GLAAD's Vanguard Award for his pro-gay equality stance.

  • 10th April 2012

    Chaz Bono first trans person to receive GLAAD’s Stephen F Kolzak award 4

    Chaz Bono said transition was the 'best decision' he ever made

    2:50 PM — Chaz Bono will be the first transgender person to receive the Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles.

  • 1st March 2012

    George Clooney: I will never deny gay rumours 51

    Clooney is set to star in a production of Dustin Lance Black's Proposition 8 play

    10:34 AM — George Clooney has said he will never deny rumours that he might be gay because it would be 'unfair and unkind' to the gay community to give someone the opportunity to make it 'seem like being gay is a bad thing'.

  • 27th February 2012

    Christopher Plummer wins Oscar for gay dad role in Beginners 13

    Beginners was written and directed by Mike Mills

    9:37 AM — Christopher Plummer has won the best supporting actor award at this year's Oscars for his portrayal of a gay father in Beginners.

  • 16th February 2012

    Chris Colfer and Kevin Bacon join Proposition 8 play 10

    Chris Colfer will be among the celebrities on stage

    2:56 PM — Actors Kevin Bacon, Chris Colfer and John C Reilly join a swelling number of celebrities signing up to star in Dustin Lance Black's Proposition 8 play next month.

  • Brett Ratner to helm pro-gay film campaign for GLAAD 4

    Ratner apologised 'unreservedly' for his comment last year (Photo: Flickr user Ash90291)

    2:00 PM — Brett Ratner will produce and direct a GLAAD video campaign to promote equality for gay and trans people following his use of a disparaging term in a press conference last year.

  • Cuba Gooding Jr’s father ‘asked Tom Cruise if he was gay’ 19

    Gooding said he nearly fainted at the question (Photo: Flickr user drivingthenortheast)

    1:01 PM — Cuba Gooding Jr. has said he "almost fainted” when his father asked actor Tom Cruise whether he was gay on the set of Jerry Maguire.

  • 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.

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