20th November 2014
The Birdcage director Mike Nichols dies aged 83 2
4:33 PM — Major award-winning director Mike Nichols famed for directing The Birdcage has died, aged 83.
1st June 2014
US: Singer Melissa Etheridge marries same-sex partner 2
2:44 PM — Singer and rights activist Melissa Etheridge has married her same-sex partner in a private ceremony.
12th May 2014
Dustin Lance Black finally speaks at college that banned him over sex photo leak 8
10:43 PM — Dustin Lance Black has finally spoken at a college graduation ceremony, despite initially being banned from speaking after explicit photos of him leaked online.
5th May 2014
UK: Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black move in together 25
9:57 PM — Tom Daley and boyfriend Dustin Lance Black have moved in together, according to reports.
28th March 2014
Sally Field: Raising a gay son ‘one of the greatest privileges of my life’ 10
9:03 PM — Actress Sally Field has written a heartfelt letter about raising her gay son Sam, in support of legal efforts to prevent US states passing anti-gay laws.
5th December 2013
Tom Daley: It was love at first sight when I met my boyfriend 96
8:00 AM — The British Olympic diving star Tom Daley has said that it was "love at first sight" when he met his boyfriend, although he has not confirmed who that is, despite speculation.
8th May 2013
Michael Caine: ‘My father thought I was gay’ 3
10:43 AM — Sir Michael Caine has revealed his father thought he was gay when he first decided to become an actor.
16th April 2013
Jeremy Irons: ‘I don’t know the difference between a same-sex marriage and a civil partnership’ 37
3:10 PM — Jeremy Irons says he should have “buttoned” his lip when he joked equal marriage could lead to fathers marrying their sons, although he now admits that he doesn’t know the difference between a same-sex marriage and a civil partnership.
5th April 2013
Actor Alan Cumming blasts Jeremy Irons for his ‘ignorant’ anti-gay marriage views 38
1:19 PM — Scottish actor Alan Cumming has criticised Jeremy Irons after he suggested equal marriage in Britain could lead to fathers marrying their sons.
4th April 2013
Jeremy Irons: Same-sex marriage could lead to fathers marrying their sons for tax purposes 163
11:07 AM — British actor Jeremy Irons says equal marriage could lead to fathers marrying their sons.
10th January 2013
Gay playwright Tony Kushner receives Oscar nomination 1
7:05 PM — Tony Kushner has received an Oscar nomination for Lincoln, his current film about the former US president's life.
12th July 2012
Black Swan’s gay love scene prompts more complaints than any other film 39
10:45 AM — Natalie Portman's Oscar-winning performance as a troubled ballerina in Black Swan may have appealed to critics, but her lesbian love scene earned the film more complaints than any other in the UK last year.
22nd February 2010
Bafta win for Colin Firth’s gay professor 8
11:51 AM — Colin Firth has won a best actor Bafta for his portrayal of a gay professor in A Single Man. The actor scored his first Bafta win last night for his performance in fashion designer Tom Ford's directorial debut.
3rd February 2010
Colin Firth receives Oscar nod for A Single Man 3
12:11 PM — Colin Firth has been nominated for an Oscar for his performance as a gay professor in A Single Man. Nominations for the annual awards were announced yesterday and the star is in the running for best actor.
2nd February 2010
Colin Firth says there are ‘invisible boundaries’ for gay actors 38
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.