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GLAAD praises spots as truly reflecting 'the fabric of our nation, which today includes gay and lesbian families'

Former co-host appears on ABC daytime show for first time since stormy 2007 exit after blow-up with conservative co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck

G-A-Y club owner Jeremy Joseph is seeking 26 people to test for HIV who have never been tested before as part of his London Marathon run

The story of a Russian arrested and persecuted for his sexuality, forcing him to seek asylum, is told in the new play

'Die Mia, F**king Die in hell! Kill yourself, you deserve to die,' stated one threat on Mia Talerico's Instagram account

Mock calmly tries to educate a defensive Morgan who feels he's been unfairly vilified by the trans community he supports

'I don’t know what all this hoo-ha about Ryan Gosling is about ... I don’t think he’s as gripping and compelling as people like Matt Damon or George Clooney'

Broadway, TV and film star is engaged to entrepreneur Jason Landau

British TV channel goes where Coke, McDonalds and Visa have refused to tread and rebrands itself with rainbow colors for the Winter Olympics

British singer reportedly spends $33,000 on several pieces including one reading: 'If I wasn't straight, I'd definitely be gay'

Expect 'swearing, high kicks, alcohol, verbal abuse. You know: the usual...with a lisp'

David Bar Katz says he was not interviewed by The National Enquirer which also quotes him as saying he saw Hoffman freebasing cocaine the night before he died

CNN host tweets: 'As for all the "transgender community members" currently sending me vicious abuse - I'm truly sorry....that you're so ignorant'

Openly gay Amercian Idol alum gives failing grade to North Carolina congresswoman he wants to replace in US House of Reps

A new pop anthem will be performed live at the lighting of Berlin’s alternative gay Olympic flame

Star of Dallas Buyers Club confronted a woman who said he did not deserve to be honored as he was a man playing a trans woman

Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman have revealed that they shot a gay night club scene as part of the epic pub crawl stag night for John Watson in the Sherlock episode The Sign of Three but it ended up on the cutting room floor

'I wish, of course, it had not come about the way it did, but I'm glad that this situation can be an opportunity to help people accept and respect the LGBT community'

'I get dressed, naked, taking a shower, the whole nine, and it just so happens he looks at me, how am I supposed to respond?'

Benin born Grammy winning recording artist Angelique Kidjo has spoken to CNN’s Christiane Amanpore about her dismay about homophobia and religious intolerance across the African continent – saying it wasn’t how she was raised

Oscar nominated actress tweets:  'I don't realize that it was a slur. I'm very sorry for my poor choice of words'

Song is from is singer's forthcoming new album entitled Symphonica which goes on sale next month

Death of Philip Seymour Hoffman leads Shawn Pyfrom to go public about his own struggle with drugs and alcohol and newfound sobriety

Gay English actor's salute is followed by many others including Tom Hanks, George Clooney and the Hunger Games cast

Christian organization claims a victory after did not air an advert during the show

Texas based Christian rapper Bizzle has recorded Same Love (A Response) in which he likens gay people to pedophiles and accuses them of trying to ride on the coat tails of the black civil rights movement

Brazilian TV show Amor à Vida has become the country’s first soap opera to include a kiss on the mouth between two gay characters after fans of the show campaigned for it

'This is a tragic and sudden loss and we ask that you respect our privacy during this time of grieving. Please keep Phil in your thoughts and prayers'

'I wanted to start a broader discussion in connection with Sochi, because it’s sad that the legislation in Russia restricts the human rights of young people and others'