26th June 2015
Boris Johnson backs listed status for Royal Vauxhall Tavern 3
2:45 PM — The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has backed making the Royal Vauxhall Tavern in London of listed status, describing the venue as a "lynchpin" of the LGBT community.
15th June 2015
Sir Ian McKellen reportedly signs £1 million deal to write memoirs
12:52 PM — Actor and gay rights activist Sir Ian McKellen has reportedly signed a deal worth £1 million to pen an autobiography.
11th June 2015
Sir Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart share a kiss at film premiere 9
11:44 AM — X-Men actors Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart have shared a passionate kiss - at the premiere of McKellen's latest film.
7th June 2015
Patrick Stewart dismisses claims he is anti-gay after backing ‘gay cake’ row bakery 133
1:22 PM — X-Men actor Patrick Stewart has responded to a barrage of criticism, after he declared his support for a Christian bakery that refused to make a 'support gay marriage' cake.
Sir Ian McKellen: David Cameron’s insistence on same-sex marriage was ‘astonishing’ 6
12:59 PM — Sir Ian McKellen has spoken in praise of Tory Prime Minister David Cameron for pushing through same-sex marriage.
3rd June 2015
Ian McKellen: I regret not coming out much earlier 3
6:32 PM — Sir Ian McKellen has said he wishes he had "seen the significance" of coming out as gay much earlier.
1st June 2015
Sir Ian Mckellen wants a bedroom scene with Sir Derek Jacobi 7
4:37 PM — The veteran actors Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Derek Jacobi play an older gay couple in the ITV sitcom Vicious.
11th April 2015
Sir Ian McKellen is about to take on his weirdest role yet 3
7:39 PM — Sir Ian McKellen has played a wizard, a magnetic supervillian and a toad - but now the actor is set to play his strangest role yet.
4th March 2015
WATCH: See Ian McKellen in action as Sherlock Holmes in first trailer 1
4:09 PM — The first teaser trailer featuring Sir Ian McKellen as the legendary detective Sherlock Holmes has been released.
18th January 2015
Sir Ian McKellen to depart ‘X-Men’? 8
5:03 PM — Sir Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart will not appear in the next X-Men film.
6th December 2014
Harry Styles cuddled Sir Ian McKellen and it was adorable 9
4:39 PM — Sir Ian McKellen and singer Harry Styles shared a cuddle on TV last night.
28th November 2014
Was Shakespeare gay? Some experts think so – but not all can agree 25
10:59 AM — Some of the top Shakespeare experts around the world have become embroiled in a debate over whether the legendary playwright's sonnets prove that he was gay.
25th November 2014
Will Ian McKellen reprise his role in Corrie? 3
5:10 PM — Coronation Street star Antony Cotton has hinted the Sir Ian McKellen is keen to have another guest stint in the ITV soap.
7th November 2014
Interview: Lord Cashman on Thatcher’s hair, returning to EastEnders and equalising the age of consent 10
5:57 PM — PinkNews caught up with the newly appointed Labour peer and global LGBTI envoy Lord Cashman, to talk about performing the first gay kiss in British soap history, how he veered from EastEnders into politics and his direct impact on Tony Blair's decision to address the ban on homosexuals in the army.
31st October 2014
Sir Ian McKellen awarded Freedom of the City of London 10
11:31 AM — Actor and gay rights campaigner Sir Ian McKellen has been awarded the honour of Freedom of the City of London.
28th October 2014
Photos: Ian McKellen supports Warwick Rowers’ calendar launch 13
8:06 PM — The Warwick Rowers have stripped off again for the sixth edition of their world-famous naked calendar with the support of Sir Ian McKellen.
18th October 2014
Watch: Sir Ian McKellen brings back Gandalf during Stonewall school visit 3
12:53 PM — Actor Sir Ian McKellen has reprised his Lord of the Rings role, during a visit to a school to combat homophobia.
9th July 2014
Ian McKellen Tweets first image of himself as Sherlock Holmes 2
8:30 PM — Sir Ian McKellen on Wednesday Tweeted the first image of himself playing Sherlock Holmes in the new film Mr. Holmes.
30th June 2014
Pride in London attracts record-breaking 30,000, despite heavy rain 5
3:05 PM — The Pride in London parade which took place on Saturday attracted a record number of revellers, as despite heavy rain, at least 30,000 people took part in the parade, and many more attended pride events.
27th June 2014
Sir Ian McKellen: Alec Guinness ‘begged’ me not to fight for gay rights 21
8:53 PM — Sir Ian McKellen has revealed that Star Wars actor Alec Guinness warned him against getting involved in the gay rights movement.