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  • 27th September 2011

    Party of Five star Sean Maher comes out 34

    Sean Maher said he could not be ashamed of his family (Photo: RavenU)

    11:48 AM — Party of Five star Sean Maher has revealed he is gay. The 36-year-old actor said he was told by his agent to hide his sexuality and try sleeping with women.

  • 15th September 2011

    Belgian ex-footballer turns gay porn star 39

    Jonathan de Falco's screen name is Stany Falcone

    5:38 PM — A Belgian former professional footballer has become a gay porn actor. Jonathan de Falco, formerly of Racing Mechelen and Oud-Heverlee Leuven, says he always felt attracted to men but his sexuality was never public.

  • 14th September 2011

    Elton John sues over unpaid charity date 27

    The banker won a date with Sir Elton and David Furnish

    4:27 PM — Sir Elton John has issued a banker with a writ for £700,000 after the man allegedly to failed to pay up after winning a charity date with the star.

  • 13th September 2011

    Gay Hollyoaks star Kieron Richardson joins Gaydio 3

    Kieron Richardson plays Ste Hays in Hollyoaks

    2:33 PM — Hollyoaks actor Kieron Richardson has been given a weekly show at gay radio station Gaydio. The star, who came out as gay last year, will host a two-hour Sunday show at 4pm with fellow cast member Bronagh Waugh.

  • Jane Lynch: ‘I can’t tell anyone else how to come out as gay’ 9

    Jane Lynch plays Sue Sylvester in Glee

    1:58 PM — Glee star Jane says she would never give anyone advice on how to come out as gay. The actress, 51, appears on the cover of this month's Advocate magazine and is one of Hollywood's most high-profile LGBT people.

  • 6th September 2011

    Rap star Game urges gay artists to come out to avoid passing on ‘AIDS’ 44

    Game said gay singers should come out (Photo: Mikko Koponen)

    12:54 PM — Rapper Game has said that he believes a number of other rap stars are gay and should come out. The 'Mr Life' performer, whose real name is Jayceon Terrell Taylor, said he was not homophobic but has a problem with people who stay in the closet.

  • 5th September 2011

    Katy Perry films YouTube tribute to Freddie Mercury 2

    6:59 PM — It's not just Google who has been paying tribute to the late gay Queen star Freddie Mecury on what would have been his 65th birthday. Singer Katy Perry posted a video on YouTube to someone who she credits with inspiring her to go into the music industry.

  • Video: Google pays tribute to late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury 19

    See the Freddie Mercury doodle at Google.com

    2:59 PM — Google has paid tribute to late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury with an animated 'Google doodle' on its homepage. Today would be the gay singer's 65th birthday. The search engine is celebrating with a cartoon of the star which features 1978 Queen hit 'Don't Stop Me Now'.

  • 10th February 2011

    Ricky Martin honoured for promoting gay rights 23

    Ricky Martin will be honoured by GLAAD

    4:04 PM — Ricky Martin is to be honoured by GLAAD for raising the profile of gay rights. The star will received the Vito Russo Award at the organisation's annual awards next month.

  • 7th February 2011

    ‘Faggot taunt’ started Shia LaBeouf fight 8

    Shia LaBeouf allegedly lashed out after being called a 'faggot'

    5:24 PM — Transformers star Shia LaBeouf was arrested this weekend after allegedly being involved in a bar fight in California. According to reports, the fight broke out after fans called the actor a "faggot" for refusing to speak to them.

  • 4th February 2011

    Elton John says he wants Rush Limbaugh to support civil unions 20

    Elton John said Lady Gaga was 'pure genius'

    4:54 PM — Elton John says he wants unlikely friend Rush Limbaugh to say he supports civil partnerships for gay couples. The singer sang at the controversial radio host's wedding last year and was reportedly paid $1 million for the gig.

  • 1st February 2011

    New Kids star Jonathan Knight confirms he’s gay 8

    Jonathan Knight said he didn't want to exploit his sexuality

    10:51 AM — New Kids on the Block star Jonathan Knight has confirmed he is gay. He appeared to have been outed by 90s popstar Tiffany last week but said he had "never been outed by anyone but myself".

  • 25th January 2011

    90s star Tiffany apologises for outing Jonathan Knight 13

    Jonathan Knight said he didn't mind being outed (Photo: Heleen van der Klink)

    4:37 PM — New Kids on the Block singer Jonathan Knight was accidentally outed by 90s popstar Tiffany. She was being interviewed on Bravo's late night chat show Watch What Happens Live and told host Andy Cohen that Knight was gay.

  • 24th January 2011

    Elton says he loves the smell of nappies 8

    Elton John said he was enjoying taking care of his son

    3:56 PM — Elton John says he loves the smell of nappies and that fatherhood so far has been "very relaxing". The star was criticised by some who said he would be a hands-off parent and leave the messier aspects of childcare to nannies.

  • 21st January 2011

    Ricky Martin says he wants a daughter 12

    Ricky Martin says he wants more children

    4:03 PM — Ricky Martin says his twin sons are a handful but he'd love to have a "daddy's girl". The gay star had sons Matteo and Valentino by a surrogate mother in 2008.

  • 14th January 2011

    Jane Lynch says gay actors will never get the straight leading roles 49

    Jane Lynch as Sue Sylvester in Glee

    2:42 PM — Glee star Jane Lynch says that while she does not think Hollywood is homophobic, gay actors will never get to play straight leads. The lesbian actress, who married her partner in 2010, told AfterElton.com that mainly straight audiences want to pin their "hopes and dreams" on straight actors.

  • 6th January 2011

    James Franco: ‘Maybe I’m just gay’ 17

    James Franco said he had lots of reasons to play gay characters (Photo: David Shankbone)

    4:18 PM — James Franco has a history of taking on gay film roles, which has inevitably stoked curiosity about his sexuality. He told the Advocate last year that he was straight, but was more nuanced in a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly.

  • 5th January 2011

    Video: Gareth Thomas tells Ellen he ‘prayed to be straight’ 27

    Gareth Thomas described how his parents accepted his homosexuality

    10:01 AM — Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas has revealed he prayed to become straight before he married his wife. He appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres show last night and told the lesbian presenter the lengths he went to in order to avoid his homosexuality.

  • 30th December 2010

    R&B star Chris Brown’s homophobic Twitter duel with Raz-B 17

    Chris Brown used Twitter to attack Raz-B

    3:51 PM — R&B star Chris Brown, who had been attempting to rebuild his reputation after beating his ex-girlfriend, the singer Rihanna, yesterday engaged in a Twitter duel which saw use homophobic abuse against rapper Raz-B who accused his former manager of rape.

  • Rupert Everett: Hollywood homophobia denies gays leading roles 18

    Rupert Everett says his career has been harmed by coming out of the closet

    1:37 PM — Rupert Everett, the openly gay star of 'My Best Friend's Wedding' has once again hit out at Hollywood, claiming that the lack of roles for gay actors is caused by homophobia.

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