Laverne Cox becomes first out trans person featured in Madame Tussauds
3:48 PM — Yesterday proved to be a memorable day for Laverne Cox as she became the first transgender person to get their wax figure at the museum Madame Tussauds.
8th September 2014
Radio host: Smithsonian is ‘museum of unnatural history’ for displaying Will & Grace props 8
7:18 PM — A radio host has claimed that the Smithsonian has become a museum of "unnatural history" for stocking props from Will & Grace.
19th August 2014
US: Smithsonian museum adding LGBT history collection 4
3:55 PM — The Smithsonian Museum has announced a new collection to mark the history of LGBT people, which will include props from TV show Will & Grace.
4th August 2014
Italy: Outrage after famous statue dressed in thong and feather boa 29
11:58 AM — A feud has erupted in Italy, after a 2500-year old statue was dressed in a leopard skin thong for a photo shoot.
10th May 2014
US: Michele Bachmann opposes building Women’s Museum because it would be a ‘shrine’ to gay marriage 26
3:31 PM — Tea Party politician Michele Bachmann has opposed the construction of a National Women's History Museum, claiming it would become a "shrine" to "radical feminists" who believe in same-sex marriage.
16th January 2013
LGBT museum planned for Washington DC 4
7:37 PM — A gay couple have announced their intentions to open an LGBT American history museum in the US capital city of Washington DC.
27th July 2012
Liverpool: Two-year project on life of April Ashley launched 4
2:57 PM — Arts festival Homotopia is preparing to launch a two year heritage project to research, explore and document the experiences of transgender people in Britain over the past 70 years, focussing on the life of trans model and actress April Ashley.
6th December 2011
Chinese zookeepers give gay penguin couple a chick 17
2:29 PM — A pair of gay penguins in China have been given a baby chick by zoo staff. The infant penguin is one of twins born to parents in the Harbin Polar Land aquarium.