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'It bothers me when someone tries to hook me up with a friend'

Gay creator of the hit Fox musical comedy drama has announced American Idol singer will be on the show's fifth season

A week into the league's summer signing period, free agent Jason Collins remains without a new team

'I can’t remember the last time one of my impersonators didn't have a 5 o'clock shadow'

'Ultimately, I think he’s a good guy, and I think he is suffering'

'He’s so charismatic and talented ... we’d have interracial bisexuality!'

British lesbian comic, presenter and writer felt she had 'achieved everything she wanted to achieve'

After seeing troops coming back from the front line with body parts missing, a performer is on a UK tour to raise money for Help For Heroes

The teen will experience first kiss in issue out next month

'I was so consumed by the voices ... of my parents telling me I need to change'

Science fiction author has called LGBT people 'genetic mix-ups', products of 'abuse and rape', and said any government who legalizes same-sex marriage would be his 'mortal enemy'

Two fighters got up close at the weigh-in before a middleweight championship match leaving tongues wagging whether they meant to get so intimate

'Faggot,' 'dyke' and 'queer' among terms used in derogatory way

'For the first time in my life, truly, I feel like I don't have to be ashamed of myself anymore'

Tweet read: 'Only steers and queers in Texas, and I’m not a cow'

Cher's son and transgender advocate impressed in the role of Thomas J Whitmore, the US president in musical version of the alien invasion classic Independence Day

The Spanish capital’s gay pride celebrations started on Wednesday and conclude today with marches, festivals and more parties

'There was no avenue for me. Nobody was even on the Internet yet'

New arts festival with 20 events over two weeks starts this month

Bisexual star leaves British version of TV singing talent contest. Unclear if will.i.am will carry out his threat not to return if other coaches leave

Singer performs 10 songs at event in Hollywood

He had made anti-gay remarks when John Amaechi came out

Actress makes statement in country where LGBT rights are being restricted by government

Canadian performer claims she was not being racist when she was fired for playing a 'big fat black' American psychic character

Gaming giant unveils a 'Reputation' system for Xbox One, which will segregate homophobic, sexist, abusive gamers

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ LGBT equality anthem has been ranked in the Billboard Top 20 following the US Supreme Court on Prop 8 and DOMA, with predictions the song will become a number one hit