Gay Star News http://www.gaystarnews.com/articles/entertainment en UK to give extra help so gays win gold at Olympics http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/uk-give-extra-help-so-gays-win-gold-olympics230714 <!--paging_filter--><p> Athletes will be asked if their sexuality causes problems before specialists are brought in to help them</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/uk-give-extra-help-so-gays-win-gold-olympics230714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/uk-give-extra-help-so-gays-win-gold-olympics230714#comments Entertainment Anna Verges BAC Boston Architectural College British Athletes Commission Commonwealth Games Lou Englefield Massachusetts Olympic Games Olympics Social Issues Sports the Olympics Track and field Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:39:24 +0000 trisrs 16940 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Nathan Lane is happy for straight actors to play gay so he can play straight http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/nathan-lane-happy-straight-actors-play-gay-so-he-can-play-straight230714 <!--paging_filter--><p> Award winning openly gay actor Nathan Lane has told a TV critics meeting that he thinks the idea that only gay actors should take on gay roles is ‘madness’</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/nathan-lane-happy-straight-actors-play-gay-so-he-can-play-straight230714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/nathan-lane-happy-straight-actors-play-gay-so-he-can-play-straight230714#comments Entertainment actor Arts Film Gay Gay actors Mark Ruffalo Nathan Lane Nathan Lane The Normal Heart The Producers Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:24:19 +0000 andrewp 16936 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Actress who plays lesbian on FX series The Bridge comes out as lesbian in real life http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/actress-who-plays-lesbian-fx-series-bridge-comes-out-lesbian-real-life230714 <!--paging_filter--><p> Emily Rios: 'This is why I love the character because I deal with the same type of things with my own family'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/actress-who-plays-lesbian-fx-series-bridge-comes-out-lesbian-real-life230714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/actress-who-plays-lesbian-fx-series-bridge-comes-out-lesbian-real-life230714#comments Entertainment Actress Coming out Emily Rios Gender Human sexuality Lesbian LGBT Mexico Reporter Sexual orientation Television Critics Association Texas The bridge The Bridge Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:15:08 +0000 gregh 16934 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Susan Sarandon not the marrying kind but she thinks gays should have the option http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/susan-sarandon-not-marrying-kind-she-thinks-everyone-should-have-option230714-0 <!--paging_filter--><p> 'While marriage might not be my thing, if it's your thing you damned well ought to be able to have it'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/susan-sarandon-not-marrying-kind-she-thinks-everyone-should-have-option230714-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/susan-sarandon-not-marrying-kind-she-thinks-everyone-should-have-option230714-0#comments Entertainment Chris Sarandon Cinema of the United States Oscar Person Relation Sarandon Susan Sarandon Susan Sarandon Tim Robbins Tim Robbins Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:45:57 +0000 gregh 16933 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Jenny McCarthy suggests Hillary Clinton could be a lesbian http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/jenny-mccarthy-suggests-hillary-clinton-could-be-lesbian220714 <!--paging_filter--><p> Outgoing co-host of The Vew says: 'Well, maybe ... she has her girlfriends. You never know'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/jenny-mccarthy-suggests-hillary-clinton-could-be-lesbian220714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/jenny-mccarthy-suggests-hillary-clinton-could-be-lesbian220714#comments Entertainment ABC Bill Clinton Bill Clinton Candidate Position Clinton Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Jenny Jenny McCarthy Jenny McCarthy Nationality Person Party Politics of the United States President presidential hopeful Television The View United States Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:50:14 +0000 gregh 16930 at http://www.gaystarnews.com True Blood's Nelsan Ellis slams former co-star Luke Grimes who reportedly quit over gay storyline http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/true-bloods-nelsan-ellis-slams-former-co-star-luke-grimes-who-reportedly-quit-over-gay-story <!--paging_filter--><p> 'You make a statement, a big statement, when you go, &quot;I don't want to play this part because it's gay&quot;'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/true-bloods-nelsan-ellis-slams-former-co-star-luke-grimes-who-reportedly-quit-over-gay-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/true-bloods-nelsan-ellis-slams-former-co-star-luke-grimes-who-reportedly-quit-over-gay-story#comments Entertainment actor Alan Ball Christian Clarke Drama Frank Sinatra: Live at Melbourne Festival Hall Gay HBO Luke Grimes Nathan Parsons Nelsan Ellis Nelsan Ellis spokesman for Grimes Television True Blood Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:08:26 +0000 gregh 16929 at http://www.gaystarnews.com George Takei asked Star Trek creator to include gay rights episode http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/george-takei-asked-star-trek-creator-include-gay-rights-episode220714 <!--paging_filter--><p> Gay rights advocate also comments on his feud with William Shatner, saying he was the only one of the Star Trek cast who had no idea he was gay</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/george-takei-asked-star-trek-creator-include-gay-rights-episode220714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/george-takei-asked-star-trek-creator-include-gay-rights-episode220714#comments Entertainment actor Bill Maher Film Gene Roddenberry Gene Roddenberry George Takei George Takei Hikaru Sulu Military personnel Sexuality in Star Trek Social Issues Star Trek Star Trek films Star Trek: The Motion Picture Uhura William Shatner Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:44:45 +0000 joem 16926 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Simon Cowell confirms he is not gay after Tulisa trial finishes http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/simon-cowell-confirms-he-not-gay-after-tulisa-trial-finishes220714 <!--paging_filter--><p> Former X Factor judge Simon Cowell has released a statement saying that he is not gay and if he was he would be out about it after receiving legal advice that he should not speak publicly on the issue until pop star Tulisa’s drug trial had concluded</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/simon-cowell-confirms-he-not-gay-after-tulisa-trial-finishes220714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/simon-cowell-confirms-he-not-gay-after-tulisa-trial-finishes220714#comments Entertainment British people Cowell English people Gareth Varey Human Interest journalist manager Person Attributes Simon Cowell The X Factor Tulisa Tulisa Contostavlos Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:19:18 +0000 andrewp 16915 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Former NFL player Chris Kluwe furious about light punishment for homophobic coach http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/former-nfl-player-chris-kluwe-furious-about-light-punishment-homophobic-coach210714 <!--paging_filter--><p> Special Teams Coach Mike Priefer suspended for three games - could be reduced to two games with completion of sensitivity training</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/former-nfl-player-chris-kluwe-furious-about-light-punishment-homophobic-coach210714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/former-nfl-player-chris-kluwe-furious-about-light-punishment-homophobic-coach210714#comments Entertainment American football in the United States Business Chris Kluwe Chris Kluwe coach Former KMSP Labor Law Mike Priefer Minnesota Minnesota Vikings Minnesota Vikings National Football League National Football League NFL player the NFL Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:58:52 +0000 gregh 16913 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Michael Sam admits that as NFL draft went on, he started to second guess himself http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/michael-sam-admits-nfl-draft-went-he-started-second-guess-himself210714 <!--paging_filter--><p> 'I was like, &quot;Maybe I shouldn't have done what I did&quot;' and come out</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/michael-sam-admits-nfl-draft-went-he-started-second-guess-himself210714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/michael-sam-admits-nfl-draft-went-he-started-second-guess-himself210714#comments Entertainment ABC America American football American football in the United States Michael Sam National Football League National Football League Draft NFL St. Louis Rams Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:46:11 +0000 gregh 16911 at http://www.gaystarnews.com First official trailer for Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game released http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/first-official-trailer-alan-turing-biopic-imitation-game-released210714 <!--paging_filter--><p> Benedict Cumberbatch stars in the film as the gay World War 2 genius</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/first-official-trailer-alan-turing-biopic-imitation-game-released210714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/first-official-trailer-alan-turing-biopic-imitation-game-released210714#comments Entertainment Alan Turing Alan Turing Benedict Cumberbatch British people Cryptography English people Enigma Graham Moore Human Interest screenwriter Social Issues Turing Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:38:39 +0000 joem 16908 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Russell T Davies wants to hear your gay sex stories http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/russell-t-davies-wants-hear-your-gay-sex-stories210714 <!--paging_filter--><p> Showrunner behind new Doctor Who and Queer As Folk is hoping to hear people's best 'sexcapade' for his new web series Tofu</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/russell-t-davies-wants-hear-your-gay-sex-stories210714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/russell-t-davies-wants-hear-your-gay-sex-stories210714#comments Entertainment British people Coming out Doctor Who Food and drink Gender Manchester Russell T Davies Russell T Davies Tofu writer Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:24:49 +0000 joem 16907 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Panic! At The Disco responds to Westboro Baptist Church protest in best way possible http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/panic-disco-trolls-westboro-baptist-church-protest-best-way-possible210714 <!--paging_filter--><p> Band donated $20 for every single member of the 'God Hates Fags' church that decided to show up to protest at their gig</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/panic-disco-trolls-westboro-baptist-church-protest-best-way-possible210714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/panic-disco-trolls-westboro-baptist-church-protest-best-way-possible210714#comments Entertainment At The Disco Baptist Church Brendon Urie Brendon Urie Fueled by Ramen artists Kansas Kansas City Missouri Music Panic Panic! at the Disco Panic! At The Disco Person Relation Rock music Social Issues Topeka, Kansas Westboro Westboro Baptist Church Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:06:03 +0000 joem 16906 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Gay host Evan Davis to replace Jeremy Paxman on Newsnight http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-host-evan-davis-replace-jeremy-paxman-newsnight210714 <!--paging_filter--><p> Dragons' Den presenter will front the BBC's flagship current affairs programme ending months of speculation</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-host-evan-davis-replace-jeremy-paxman-newsnight210714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-host-evan-davis-replace-jeremy-paxman-newsnight210714#comments Entertainment BBC British people Evan Davis Evan Davis Jeremy Jeremy Paxman Jeremy Paxman Newsnight Television in the United Kingdom Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:44:07 +0000 joem 16903 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Pinewood Studios backs British LGBTI short films http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/pinewood-studios-backs-british-lgbti-short-films210714 <!--paging_filter--><p> Legendary studio will help the filmmaker behind an LGBTI short with post-production on their next project</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/pinewood-studios-backs-british-lgbti-short-films210714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/pinewood-studios-backs-british-lgbti-short-films210714#comments Entertainment British cinema Cinema of the United Kingdom Iris Layback spin Pinewood Studios Religion The Movies Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:09:54 +0000 trisrs 16900 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Rufus Hound to star in Russell T Davies' new gay drama http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/rufus-hound-star-russell-t-davies-new-gay-drama190714 <!--paging_filter--><p> The comedian will be playing a love interest in new drama 'Cucumber'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/rufus-hound-star-russell-t-davies-new-gay-drama190714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/rufus-hound-star-russell-t-davies-new-gay-drama190714#comments Entertainment actor and comedian Actress Adjoa Andoh Adjoa Andoh British people Cucumber Doctor Who Hound Human Interest Julie Hesmondhalgh Julie Hesmondhalgh Manchester Rufus Rufus Hound Russell T Davies Vincent Franklin Welsh people Sat, 19 Jul 2014 10:37:50 +0000 ashleek 16886 at http://www.gaystarnews.com First image of Andrew Rannells as Broadway's Hedwig is unveiled http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/first-image-andrew-rannells-broadways-hedwig-unveiled190714 <!--paging_filter--><p> Actor takes over for Tony winner Neil Patrick Harris next month</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/first-image-andrew-rannells-broadways-hedwig-unveiled190714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/first-image-andrew-rannells-broadways-hedwig-unveiled190714#comments Entertainment Andrew Rannells Andrew Rannells Hedwig Hedwig and the Angry Inch Hedwig and the Angry Inch Musical theatre Neil Patrick Harris Performing arts The Book of Mormon The Tony Award Theatre Tony Award Fri, 18 Jul 2014 23:30:26 +0000 gregh 16880 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Wentworth Miller to play villain on new CW series The Flash http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/wentworth-miller-play-villain-new-cw-series-flash180714 <!--paging_filter--><p> Openly gay actor will gueat star as Leonard Snart, aka Captain Cold</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/wentworth-miller-play-villain-new-cw-series-flash180714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/wentworth-miller-play-villain-new-cw-series-flash180714#comments Entertainment actor Bart Allen Captain Cold Comics DC Comics Flash Flash Human Interest Human migration International relations Person Attributes Prison Break Rogues Stoker The CW Television Network Wentworth Wentworth Miller Wentworth Miller Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:02:07 +0000 gregh 16876 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Two and a Half Men reveals fake gay marriage, adoption plot that sounds horribly offensive http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/two-and-half-men-reveals-fake-gay-marriage-adoption-plot-sounds-horribly-offensive180714 <!--paging_filter--><p> CBS is not expecting a backlash from the LGBTI community over the 12th season plot</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/two-and-half-men-reveals-fake-gay-marriage-adoption-plot-sounds-horribly-offensive180714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/two-and-half-men-reveals-fake-gay-marriage-adoption-plot-sounds-horribly-offensive180714#comments Entertainment Ashton Kutcher CBS LGBT adoption Nina Tassler Same-sex relationship Social Issues Two and a Half Men Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:52:34 +0000 joem 16867 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Ian Thorpe ‘retired early over his gay secret’ http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/ian-thorpe-retired-early-over-his-gay-secret180714 <!--paging_filter--><p> Australia's most famous swimming champion couldn't deal with the emotional burden of keeping his sexuality secret</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/ian-thorpe-retired-early-over-his-gay-secret180714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/ian-thorpe-retired-early-over-his-gay-secret180714#comments Entertainment bookmaker Grant Hackett Grant Hackett Ian Thorpe Ian Thorpe Major Social Issues Swimming Swimming the Olympics Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:32:42 +0000 joem 16865 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Simon Cowell wants his day in court over claims he is gay http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/simon-cowell-wants-his-day-court-over-claims-he-gay180714 <!--paging_filter--><p> Phone recording played in fellow X Factor judge’s drugs case claims the music mogul has slept with several men</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/simon-cowell-wants-his-day-court-over-claims-he-gay180714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/simon-cowell-wants-his-day-court-over-claims-he-gay180714#comments Entertainment British people Cowell English people judge Person Attributes Simon Cowell Simon Cowell Social Issues Television in the United Kingdom The X Factor Tulisa Contostavlos Tulisa Contostavlos X Factor Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:11:47 +0000 trisrs 16863 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Broadway legend Elaine Stritch had just become aware that she was a gay icon in last year of her life http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/broadway-legend-elaine-stritch-had-just-become-aware-she-was-gay-icon-last-year-her-life1807 <!--paging_filter--><p> The enduring star of stasge and screen has died at the age of 89</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/broadway-legend-elaine-stritch-had-just-become-aware-she-was-gay-icon-last-year-her-life1807" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/broadway-legend-elaine-stritch-had-just-become-aware-she-was-gay-icon-last-year-her-life1807#comments Entertainment A Little Night Music Broadway musicals Broadway theatre Company Creativity Culture Culture of New York City Elaine Stritch Elaine Stritch Gay icon Musical theatre Night Music Performing arts Sail Away Social Issues Tony Award Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:25:49 +0000 gregh 16859 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Simon Cowell is gay, trial hears http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/simon-cowell-gay-trial-hears170714 <!--paging_filter--><p> Syco boss has allegedly slept with 'several men' according to footage shown of a PA who worked close with him</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/simon-cowell-gay-trial-hears170714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/simon-cowell-gay-trial-hears170714#comments Entertainment British people Cowell Employment Relation English people Gareth Varey judge Mazher Mahmood N-Dubz Simon Cowell Simon Cowell Syco Television in the United Kingdom The X Factor Tulisa Contostavlos Tulisa Contostavlos Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:27:14 +0000 joem 16858 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Gay actor Wentworth Miller: 'Professionally, I was feeding a fantasy' by staying in the closet http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-actor-wentworth-miller-professionally-i-was-feeding-fantasy-staying-closet170714 <!--paging_filter--><p> Former Prison Break star feels 'more fully expressed' since coming out publicly</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-actor-wentworth-miller-professionally-i-was-feeding-fantasy-staying-closet170714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-actor-wentworth-miller-professionally-i-was-feeding-fantasy-staying-closet170714#comments Entertainment actor Movie Release Wentworth Wentworth Miller Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:14:05 +0000 gregh 16857 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Chris Colfer believes Kurt and Blaine will live happily ever after but not be getting married anytime soon http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/chris-colfer-believes-kurt-and-blaine-will-live-happily-ever-after-not-get-married-anytime-s <!--paging_filter--><p> &nbsp;I wouldn't want anyone to rush into things because they see two characters like them get married.</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/chris-colfer-believes-kurt-and-blaine-will-live-happily-ever-after-not-get-married-anytime-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/chris-colfer-believes-kurt-and-blaine-will-live-happily-ever-after-not-get-married-anytime-s#comments Entertainment Blaine Blaine Anderson Business Chris Colfer Chris Colfer Colfer Countertenors Darren Criss Emmy Employment Relation Glee Golden Globe Award Hospitality Human Interest Kurt Kurt Hummel New York New York City Person Relation Television Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:22:06 +0000 gregh 16855 at http://www.gaystarnews.com