Gay Star News http://www.gaystarnews.com/articles/all GSN Feed en Feed your wanderlust: 9 mind-blowing Asian landscapes you'll never forget http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/feed-your-wanderlust-9-mind-blowing-asian-landscapes-youll-never-forget260115 <!--paging_filter--><p> We delve into the back catalogue of landscape and travel photographer Weerapong Chaipuck</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/feed-your-wanderlust-9-mind-blowing-asian-landscapes-youll-never-forget260115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Travel Travel-Destinations WOW Travel-Top-Stories Asia Bangkok Chiang Rai Province Contact Details Fisherman Indah photographer Technology Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:23:59 +0000 jamiet 20046 at http://www.gaystarnews.com YouTube sensation Steve Grand's long awaited debut album to be released in March http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/youtube-sensation-steve-grands-long-awaited-debut-album-be-released-march290115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Out singer raised $325,000 on Kickstarter to make album his way</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/youtube-sensation-steve-grands-long-awaited-debut-album-be-released-march290115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment artist Coming out Gay Gender Gorgeous Human sexuality Kickstarter LGBT Sexual orientation singer Smitten Social Issues Steve Grand Steve Grand YouTube Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:46:54 +0000 gregh 20124 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Rise in the number of same-sex couple families in the UK http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/rise-number-same-sex-couple-families-uk290115 <!--paging_filter--><p> The UK’s Office of National Statistics has released some new figures on the number of same-sex couple families living in the UK</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/rise-number-same-sex-couple-families-uk290115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Family-News Family Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act Civil partnership in the United Kingdom Civil union Cohabitation Common-law marriage Family law Human behavior Human Interest LGBT rights in Ireland Personal life Recognition of same-sex unions in Ireland Same-sex marriage Same-sex relationship Sociology Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:54:19 +0000 davidh 20121 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Gay couple owns Jeb Bush for President website, and they're not going to give it up http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-couple-owns-jeb-bush-president-website-and-theyre-not-going-give-it290115 <!--paging_filter--><p> They're going to use it for LGBTI advocacy instead</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-couple-owns-jeb-bush-president-website-and-theyre-not-going-give-it290115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Bush Bush Bush family Campaign for "santorum" neologism Charlie Rainwater Florida George H. 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Technology United States United States Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:12:55 +0000 joem 20119 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Belarus soccer team fires gay man after fans campaigned for 'no fags' http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/belarus-soccer-team-fires-gay-man-after-fans-campaigned-no-fags290115 <!--paging_filter--><p> New marketing director role would have run campaign on tolerance</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/belarus-soccer-team-fires-gay-man-after-fans-campaigned-no-fags290115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Dinamo Minsk FC Dinamo Minsk Football in Belarus head of marketing Minsk FC Sport in Europe Technology Valentin Sereda Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:48:25 +0000 joem 20118 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Gay students who posted kiss pic on Facebook told by court they were 'asking' for death threats http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-students-who-posted-kiss-pic-facebook-told-not-complain-about-death-threats-they-were-as <!--paging_filter--><p> Court deems the 'eccentric' kiss provacative</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-students-who-posted-kiss-pic-facebook-told-not-complain-about-death-threats-they-were-as" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Criticism of Islam Facebook Geography of Europe Klaipėda Klaipėda City Lithuania Minor The District Court Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:06:52 +0000 joem 20117 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Bryan Fischer, one of the most anti-gay voices in the US, is fired http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/bryan-fischer-one-most-anti-gay-voices-us-fired290115 <!--paging_filter--><p> AFA reportedly fired him for connecting Nazism with homosexuality</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/bryan-fischer-one-most-anti-gay-voices-us-fired290115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News American Family Association Bryan Fischer Bryan Fischer Censorship in the United States Christian fundamentalists Christianity director Donald Wildmon Fischer Politics President Rachel Maddow Social Issues spokesman Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:25:19 +0000 joem 20116 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Vodafone lifts wifi block on gay content http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/vodafone-lifts-wifi-block-gay-content290115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Claims ‘computers can’t discriminate’</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/vodafone-lifts-wifi-block-gay-content290115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Arriva cellular telephone Company Technology Content-control software Gay Star Internet Manchester north west England Racal Social Issues Tara Hewitt Technology United Kingdom Vodafone Vodafone Warrington Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:13:15 +0000 trisrs 20115 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Actor Joel Grey, 82, so 'grateful for support' after coming out as gay http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/actor-joel-grey-82-comes-out-gay290115 <!--paging_filter--><p> No matter what age, you can be free</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/actor-joel-grey-82-comes-out-gay290115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment actor Actress Coming out Family Relation Gay Gender Grey Human sexuality Jennifer Grey Jennifer Grey Jo Wilder Joel Grey Joel Grey Person Attributes Person Relation Social Issues Theatre Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:05:09 +0000 joem 20114 at http://www.gaystarnews.com This is what it is like to grow up gay in Nigeria http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/what-it-grow-gay-nigeria290115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Ethan Regal, a gay man living in Nigeria, writes about his experiences growing up and living in one of the worst places in the world to be gay</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/what-it-grow-gay-nigeria290115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Comment Ethan Regal Gay Gender Gender-based violence Goodluck Jonathan Health HIV Homophobia Homosexuality Human behavior Human Interest Human sexuality Labor Lagos Nigeria President Religion Sexual orientation Social Issues Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:36:26 +0000 joem 20113 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Drag Race queens read Michelle Visage's looks on Celebrity Big Brother http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/drag-race-queens-read-michelle-visages-looks-celebrity-big-brother290115 <!--paging_filter--><p> And they do not hold back</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/drag-race-queens-read-michelle-visages-looks-celebrity-big-brother290115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> LOL GSN-loves Comics DC Comics Fiction Human Interest judge Michelle Michelle Visage Raja Raven Raven Sutan Amrull Visage Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:19:29 +0000 joem 20112 at http://www.gaystarnews.com My gay Copenhagen: Lasse Skole Hansen on Denmark's edgiest city http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/my-gay-copenhagen-lasse-skole-hansen-denmarks-edgiest-city290115 <!--paging_filter--><p> The momondo PR manager on his achingly cool hometown</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/my-gay-copenhagen-lasse-skole-hansen-denmarks-edgiest-city290115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Travel Travel-City-Breaks Inspiring Travel-Top-Stories Capital Region of Denmark Contact Details Copenhagen Copenhagen Cosy Bar Denmark Dronning Louises Bro Europe Geography of Denmark Geography of Europe Nørrebro Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:49:04 +0000 jamiet 20111 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Gay conservative pundit Andrew Sullivan is quitting blogging http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-conservative-pundit-andrew-sullivan-quitting-blogging290115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Daily Dish blogger Andrew Sullivan has announced his retirement from blogging, saying he wants to concentrate on writing books and essays and spending more time with his husband and family</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-conservative-pundit-andrew-sullivan-quitting-blogging290115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Aaron Tone Andrew Sullivan Andrew Sullivan Blog British people Company Founded editor English people Family Relation Person Attributes Person Location Person Relation Social Issues Technology The New Republic The New Republic United States Thu, 29 Jan 2015 06:22:03 +0000 andrewp 20108 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Chile gives final approval to gay civil unions http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/chile-gives-final-approval-gay-civil-unions290115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Bill gives civil partners nearly all the rights of married couples</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/chile-gives-final-approval-gay-civil-unions290115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Alvaro Elizalde Brazilian law Chile Chilean people Civil partnership in the United Kingdom Civil union Government Government International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission Michelle Bachelet Michelle Bachelet Politics President Recognition of same-sex unions in Chile Same-sex marriage senate Social Issues spokesman spokesperson Thu, 29 Jan 2015 05:36:14 +0000 darrenw 20107 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Rome recognizes gay civil unions http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/rome-recognizes-gay-civil-unions290115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Mayor hopes the capital's example will lead to full marriage equality</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/rome-recognizes-gay-civil-unions290115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Arcigay Civil union Council member Democratic Party Employment Relation Gender Human sexuality Ignazio Marino Irma Battaglia LGBT LGBT social movements Mayor Person Party Rome Same-sex marriage Same-sex marriage in the United States Transjurisdictional comparisons of same-sex unions Thu, 29 Jan 2015 03:30:33 +0000 darrenw 20106 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Germaine Greer: Transphobia does not exist http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/germaine-greer-transphobia-does-not-exist290115 <!--paging_filter--><p> 'Arachnaphobia, yes. Transphobia, no'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/germaine-greer-transphobia-does-not-exist290115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Cambridge University Cambridge University Coming out Discrimination Employment Change Ethics Gender Gender-based violence Germaine Greer Germaine Greer Hate LGBT Newnham College, Cambridge Rachel Padman Sex reassignment surgery Sexual orientation The Female Eunuch Transgender Transphobia Transsexualism Thu, 29 Jan 2015 02:51:46 +0000 darrenw 20105 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Why Matt Damon and Ben Affleck included gay sex scene in original script for Good Will Hunting http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/why-matt-damon-and-ben-affleck-included-gay-sex-scene-original-script-good-will-hunting29011 <!--paging_filter--><p> Oscar winning pair used scene to help them decide who to make the film with</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/why-matt-damon-and-ben-affleck-included-gay-sex-scene-original-script-good-will-hunting29011" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment American film directors Ben Affleck Ben Affleck Candidate Position Cinema of the United States Elliott Smith Executive Film Films Good Will Hunting Graham Norton Graham Norton Harvard Square Harvey Weinstein Harvey Weinstein head judge Matt Damon Matt Damon Miramax films Oscar Thu, 29 Jan 2015 01:50:32 +0000 gregh 20104 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Sam Smith dreamed of being on cover of Rolling Stone as a kid - it has happened http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/sam-smith-dreamed-being-cover-rolling-stone-kid-it-has-happened280115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Grammy nominee opens up about his sometimes painful past</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/sam-smith-dreamed-being-cover-rolling-stone-kid-it-has-happened280115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Mass media Publishing Rolling Stone Sam Smith Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:29:58 +0000 gregh 20103 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Gareth Thomas slams Perez Hilton as 'bad example of a human' http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gareth-thomas-slams-perez-hilton-bad-example-human280115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Gay rugby star says he turns off Celebrity Big Brother when blogger comes on the screen</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gareth-thomas-slams-perez-hilton-bad-example-human280115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Big Brother Gareth Thomas Genealogy Hilton Human Interest Perez Perez Hilton Perez Hilton player took Television Television in the United Kingdom Twitter Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:16:16 +0000 gregh 20102 at http://www.gaystarnews.com My gay Amsterdam: David Swatling on the Netherlands' most romantic city http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/my-gay-amsterdam-david-swatling-netherlands-most-romantic-city280115 <!--paging_filter--><p> The Calvin's Head author on his beautiful hometown (plus gay bar 'Prik' and leather bar 'Argos'...)</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/my-gay-amsterdam-david-swatling-netherlands-most-romantic-city280115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Travel Travel-City-Breaks Inspiring Travel-Top-Stories Amsterdam Amsterdam Author David Swatling Geography of Europe Geography of the Netherlands Homomonument New York City North Holland Tuschinski Vondelpark Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:14:34 +0000 G2003 20101 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Colin Farrell impressed that pal Ewan McGregor is so modest about his big package http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/colin-farrell-impressed-pal-ewan-mcgregor-so-modest-about-his-big-package280115 <!--paging_filter--><p> 'I don't think Ewan is as proud of his penis as most men who are as well hung would—or should—or could be'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/colin-farrell-impressed-pal-ewan-mcgregor-so-modest-about-his-big-package280115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> GSN-loves Cassandra's Dream Cassandra's Dream Cinema of the United Kingdom Colin Farrell Colin Farrell Ewan McGregor Ewan McGregor Farrell Film Genealogy Human Interest Humility Nationality Neo-noir Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:31:22 +0000 gregh 20100 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Oscar winner Joel Grey of Cabaret fame comes out publicly as gay man at 82 http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/oscar-winner-joel-grey-cabaret-fame-comes-out-publicly-gay-man-82280115 <!--paging_filter--><p> His daughter is Dirty Dancing actress Jennifer Grey who says: 'I feel very happy for my dad'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/oscar-winner-joel-grey-cabaret-fame-comes-out-publicly-gay-man-82280115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Cabaret Cinema of the United States Dirty Dancing Family Relation Film Grey James Grey Jennifer Grey Joel Grey Joel Grey Oscar Person Attributes the Academy Award Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:49:33 +0000 gregh 20099 at http://www.gaystarnews.com UK bank accuses woman of fraud just because she is trans http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/uk-bank-accuses-woman-fraud-just-because-she-trans280115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Got an apology and £500 payment in return</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/uk-bank-accuses-woman-fraud-just-because-she-trans280115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News bank Bank Credit card Crimes Ethics Fraud Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:06:13 +0000 joem 20097 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Parents of gay and trans kids lobby for protection bill in Idaho State Capitol http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/parents-gay-and-trans-kids-lobby-protection-bill-idaho-state-capitol280115 <!--paging_filter--><p> The parents were speaking in support of a bill that would make sexual orientation and gender identity a protected class – alongside race, sex and religion</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/parents-gay-and-trans-kids-lobby-protection-bill-idaho-state-capitol280115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Family-News Family Bill Roden Coming out Family Relation Gender Gender studies Homosexuality Human behavior Human sexuality Idaho Idaho Interpersonal relationships Julie Zicha legislator and prosecutor lobbyist lobbyist , former legislator and prosecutor Pocatello Ryan Sexual orientation Social Issues the Idaho Statesman Transgender Washington Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:40:11 +0000 davidh 20096 at http://www.gaystarnews.com RuPaul's Drag Race season 7 (FINALLY) has a launch date http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/rupauls-drag-race-season-7-finally-has-launch-date280115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Carson Kressley and Ross Matthews join as new judges</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/rupauls-drag-race-season-7-finally-has-launch-date280115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Carmen Carrera Carson Kressley Drag queens Drag Race Gay actors Gender Human Interest Jealous Of My Boogie judge Lady Bunny LGBT Michelle Visage Michelle Visage Ross Matthews RuPaul RuPaul's Drag Race Virginia Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:31:52 +0000 joem 20094 at http://www.gaystarnews.com