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Why Willam's taking Truvada7

Why Willam's taking Truvada

By Matt Akersten 29th Jan, 2015

RuPaul's Drag Race star Willam Belli has spoken up for the first time about his decision to go on the HIV prevention drug Truvada.

YAAS! RuPaul's Drag Race is back on March 2

YAAS! RuPaul's Drag Race is back on March 2

By Matt Akersten 28th Jan, 2015

Tighten your tucks! The crew of RuPaul's Drag Race have finally confirmed they're back for season 7 on Monday March 2, via the US's Logo channel.

WATCH: First look at Ellen's new family comedy3

WATCH: First look at Ellen's new family comedy

By Heidi Maier 28th Jan, 2015

Ellen DeGeneres has decided to go back to her sitcom roots with 'One Big Happy'.

Richard Dawkins cops a lot of homophobic abuse - even though he's straight2

Richard Dawkins cops a lot of homophobic abuse - even though he's straight

By Matt Akersten 22nd Jan, 2015

You know, it's not just gays and lesbians who have to deal with onslaughts of homophobic abuse - plenty of straight guys encounter it too.

Rainbow shines in London to promote new gay shows

Rainbow shines in London to promote new gay shows

By Matt Akersten 22nd Jan, 2015

The world’s first-ever ‘night rainbow’ has brightened up London's iconic Trafalgar Square on a cold winter's evening to celebrate the launch of three new gay TV series.

Obama stands up for bisexual and transgender people too

Obama stands up for bisexual and transgender people too

By Matt Akersten 21st Jan, 2015

Today's State of the Union address by Barack Obama was a historic first - it was the only time bisexual and transgender people have been mentioned by name in the US President's annual agenda-setting speech.

Nikon ad stars two very popular gay dads2

Nikon ad stars two very popular gay dads

By Matt Akersten 19th Jan, 2015

The cute family moments of Atlanta dads Kordale and Kaleb became immensely popular when the couple started sharing them on Instagram last year.

WATCH: Glee coach comes out as transgender

WATCH: Glee coach comes out as transgender

By Chad St James 18th Jan, 2015

In its final season, one of Glee's new storylines looks set to boost understanding about transgender people.

Stephen Fry's now a married man

Stephen Fry's now a married man

By Heidi Maier 18th Jan, 2015

With a tiny figure of gay writer Oscar Wilde looking on, British comic, writer, actor and intellectual Stephen Fry married his partner Elliott Spencer in an intimate, low-key ceremony on Saturday.

Britain's proposed LGBT school

Britain's proposed LGBT school "could save lives"

By Heidi Maier 16th Jan, 2015

Following in the footsteps of New York City’s much-acclaimed Harvey Milk High School for LGBT students, Britain could soon open a school in Manchester that will cater to the needs of 40 LGBT students.

Ellen reveals her real agenda2

Ellen reveals her real agenda

By Matt Akersten 15th Jan, 2015

Ellen DeGeneres has hit back at a Christian critic who has accused the talkshow host of "promoting homosexuality" to young people.

WATCH: Twins come out to their dad3

WATCH: Twins come out to their dad

By Matt Akersten 14th Jan, 2015

A pair of American twins were extremely nervous about telling their dad they were gay - bursting into tears before they could finally say the words.

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"I am thoroughly, completely, delightedly happy to be gay. And yet…"

By Matt Akersten 13th Jan, 2015

Ireland's most respected and outspoken drag queen advocate for gay equality has told a TEDx audience in Dublin how happy she is to be gay, but how envious she is of straight people sometimes.

Surprise acquittal for 26 men seized in Cairo bathhouse

Surprise acquittal for 26 men seized in Cairo bathhouse

By Matt Akersten 12th Jan, 2015

Last month over two dozen men were confronted by cops when a bathhouse in the Egyptian capital of Cairo was raided - they were handcuffed naked and crying as they tried to shield their faces from TV cameras.

Golden Globes winner thanks trans people for their courage

Golden Globes winner thanks trans people for their courage

By Matt Akersten 11th Jan, 2015

"Thank you for your courage, thank you for your inspiration, thank you for your patience, and thank you for letting us be a part of the change."

WATCH: What happens when men hold hands in public7

WATCH: What happens when men hold hands in public

By Matt Akersten 9th Jan, 2015

Hearing that a local listener had recently encountered homophobia, two BBC radio reporters decided to hit the streets holding hands to find out for themselves how people react to seeing a same-sex couple.

New TV drama: Could the gay son take over the Empire?

New TV drama: Could the gay son take over the Empire?

By Matt Akersten 8th Jan, 2015

When the head of a music empire discovers he doesn’t have long left to live, his ex-wife and three sons begin a battle for his throne.