LGBTI global news 24-7

Were worn by Ledger during scene in which his Ennis informs Jake Gyllenhaal's character that he didn't plan to sleep with him again

Judi Shepard describes league's first openly gay player as 'very kind, smart, humble'

The extraterrestrial mutants will parade on a community float during Sydney's 36th annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras on 1 March.

American Idol and Dreamgirls star explains how drag queens used to style her out before performances at gay clubs

British television drama boss, who is gay himself, laments that LGBTI characters are not being represented properly on television

Openly gay GMA host has relaxed and candid interview with openly gay Oscar host

Openly gay member of LA Galaxy who came out a year ago is first out player in Major League Soccer last year

He tells fans: 'I am so humbled; so grateful for your outpouring of love and support'

Several people were outraged on social media, saying the British soap is a 'disgrace' for showing a raunchy same-sex romance

'(Michael Sam) said, "I just want to be known as a football player. I don’t want to be known as a gay football player." I know exactly what he’s saying'

Show set in San Francisco had struggled for viewers at the start

Gay artist wants to make record without a label 'to keep making honest music'

London’s newest LGBT chamber choir will celebrate the new gay marriage law coming into force with a concert at the Old Finsbury Town Hall

Former offensive lineman for the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins Roy Simmons, who became only the second NFL pro-player to announce he was gay in retirement in 1992, has died aged 57

'We were very touched. For him to make that tribute to Matt was meaningful to us'

National Enquirer admits it was duped by man who claimed to be playwright David Bar Katz

Liza Minnelli, Lorna Luft and Joey Luft to appear as part of 75th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz

British actors and best friends say the films are a clear metaphor for the gay rights movement

Has solid performance in first appearance with Brooklyn Nets and later tweets 'What a day!'

Embattled actor also rips Rachel Maddow and Harvey Levin and laments being thought of as a homophobe

US actor Adam Baldwin has taken to twitter to oppose same-sex couples’ right to marry – asking why sons and fathers shouldn’t now marry to avoid higher taxes

Collins played for the Brooklyn Nets, when the team was in New Jersey, for seven years

The popular modeling show announced next season’s line up this week, including Adam Smith, an Emory University graduate who reportedly dragged a gay student out of a frat party for wearing a wizard hat back in 2010

The victim of police brutality at last year's Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade says he hopes to put the incident behind him by releasing a song about his experience

'Do I feel like a trailblazer? I feel like I'm Michael Sam'

With today's win, Ireen Wüst becomes the first athlete to win five medals at Sochi

'I often thought my gravestone would say, 'Here lies Gandalf. He came out,"' says the 75-year-old actor who came out publicly 25 years ago

The Los Angeles Clippers have also shown interest in Collins, a 13-year NBA veteran

Oscar host dispells tabloid break-up rumors in heartfelt interview