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Maria Walsh, winner of the competition celebrating Irish heritage, says she is not ashamed of her sexuality

Arrow’s John Barrowman took the ice bucket challenge with his husband Scott Gill wearing only a jock strap, and he then challenged hunky co-star Colton Haynes who accepted

The Queensland state branch of the Australian Labor Party voted today to join the Tasmania state branch in binding its MPs to vote for same-sex marriage regardless of their personal views

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa announced on Saturday that his government would allow same-sex couples in committed relationships to register their relationships with the government in order to protect their rights and obligations

Tells Gay Star News: 'I go back and forth on what my next steps will be'

Brown's killing spree was a response to US foreign policy against Muslim countries

Madame Vastra and Jenny Flint locked lips in a climactic scene in the first episode of the eighth season of British science fiction series

'I'm into diversity. I kill everybody, I don't care'

One of the UK’s longest-running gay pride parades kicked off with thousands of friends and families lining Manchester’s streets to welcome the Orange is the New Black actress

One of the UK’s longest-running gay pride parades kicked off with thousands of friends and families lining Manchester’s streets to welcome the Orange is the New Black actress

Patricia Yurena, Miss Spain in 2008 and 2013, posted a picture of her and her partner on Instagram in an intimate pose

In a victory for transgender equality, Mills College in California will be the first single-sex college in the US to change their admissions policy to allow transgender students to enrol

The organizers of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras are blaming negative publicity around policing of the festival and high party ticket prices for a financial loss on this year’s festival just a year after the event returned to profit

The organizers of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras are blaming negative publicity around policing of the festival and high party ticket prices for a financial loss on this year’s festival just a year after the event returned to profit

An anonymous person claims to have sent messages to thousands of Grindr users in countries with anti-gay laws, warning them the app has a security flaw which could allow authorities to know their exact location

I 'thought, "There’s no way this guy’s going to hell" because in my church, it was, "Anybody who’s gay is going to hell"'

The All-Star received 31 votes from a national panel of 38 sportswriters and broadcasters

Orange Is The New Black actress speaks to Gay Star News about everything from the rise of Laverne Cox to the worst thing about the English

V. Stivanio says in court papers she never had sex with the billionaire who was ousted from NBA for racist comments

'In this new (media) environment, you can no longer say 'That's private, that's not for discussion'

US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago has set oral arguments for August 26

Why I founded rucomingout and what I’ve learned after 250 inspiring and moving coming out stories

GiFi guys will be giving out free shots at a party at Belinda Scandal’s Show Bar

GiFi guys will be giving out free shots at a party at Belinda Scandal’s Show Bar

A 17-year-old left his parting note on Instragram, telling his followers: 'I’m sorry I’m not the daughter you wanted'

Adam Hills ranted about the 'God Hates Fags' church after they said they would picket Robin Williams' funeral

A 29-year-old is urging everyone to speak out against hate crime after getting attacked in Shoreditch

Hallmark cards celebrating same-sex marriages have been pulled from the shelves of the Bringham Young University bookstore because it is owned by the Mormon church

Could Rebecca Root become Britain's answer to Laverne Cox?