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January 12, 2014

Tells Gay Star News: 'People are happy and want to get married, why not? I don't understand where the resistance would be to be honest'

Michael Fassbender, a lock for an Oscar nomination for his performance in 12 Years a Slave, stopped to chat with Gay Star News during a dizzying weekend of award season events in Los Angeles.

The 36-year-old actor was asked about the ongoing battle over same-sex marriage that has been going on in the US - most specifically in Utah where a legal battle is taking place.

September 18, 2013

'I think (my mother) eventually figured out my sexuality, but we never talked about it'

Tim Gunn, who won an Emmy last weekend for hosting TV's Project Runway, says he never discussed being gay with his family.

Gunn, 60, tells Larry King in a new interview that he has such 'respect and admiration' for young people these days who are ready to declare themselves as out.

It's something he never even considered in his younger years.

'It was a very different time. It was a very different era,' Gunn says. 'And I had a lot of fears about being gay, about what that actually meant.'

December 10, 2012

The London Gay Men’s Chorus will be holding a one off performance in London’s Angel tube station today

The London Gay Men’s Chorus, are bringing some Christmas joy to Angel tube station today (10 December) backing a campaign against HIV stigma.

Set up for World AIDS Day (1 December) by HIV and sexual health charity, Terrence Higgins Trust's Stand Up And Stand Out campaign aims to banish the stigma surrounding the virus.

The chorus, who performed for Prime Minister David Cameron earlier this year will be doing a rendition of their very first festive performance, which was also held in Angel for the trust in 1991.

August 16, 2012

Gay Star News speaks to the writers and creators of beloved new marriage equality comedy Husbands

Gay web series Husbands has officially premiered the long awaited season two.

The series, headed up by Buffy the Vampire Slayer writer Jane Espenson and actor Brad Bell, describes itself as the world’s first marriage equality comedy.

Set in a fictional America where every state has legalized gay marriage, two celebrities accidentally do a ‘Britney’ and get drunkenly hitched in Las Vegas.

One is an out-and-proud actor, and the other is a baseball player who has just come out as gay, and they have only been dating six weeks.

August 16, 2012

Gay Star News speaks to the writers and creators of beloved new marriage equality comedy Husbands

Gay web series Husbands has officially premiered the long awaited season two.

The series, headed up by Buffy the Vampire Slayer writer Jane Espenson and actor Brad Bell, describes itself as the world’s first marriage equality comedy.

Set in a fictional America where every state has legalized gay marriage, two celebrities accidentally do a ‘Britney’ and get drunkenly hitched in Las Vegas.

One is an out-and-proud actor, and the other is a baseball player who has just come out as gay, and they have only been dating six weeks.

August 6, 2012

'I think people get too caught up in it. I don't stress about it'

Guillermo Diaz is one of the busiest openly gay actor in Hollywood but he goes about his work without any of the attention that accompanies every career move of Neil Patrick Harris or Jesse Tyler Ferguson.

But that seems to suit this 37-year-old just fine as he takes on roles both gay and straight in television and film. He currently plays the role of Huck, an ex-CIA agent turned computer hacker, on the ABC series Scandal which will return for a second season this fall.

June 30, 2012

Director of The Avengers and creator of Buffy Joss Whedon is supporting the show

Gay web series Husbands will be back for another season, premiering 15 August. 

The series, headed up by Buffy the Vampire Slayer writer Jane Espenson and Brad Bell, describes itself as the world’s first marriage equality comedy.

Set in a fictional America where every state has legalized gay marriage, two celebrities accidentally do a ‘Britney’ and get drunkenly hitched in Las Vegas.

One is an out-and-proud actor, and the other is a baseball player who has just come out as gay, and they have only been dating six weeks.

May 15, 2012

'There’s nothing I can do. I just have to laugh it off'

Michael Fassbender, one of the busiest actors in the movie business these days, should have known he'd be asked about his penis when he was profiled for the new issue of of GQ magazine.

It was on full display in the film in which Fassbender plays a heterosexual sex addict who at one point even has sex with a man he meets at a gay bathhouse.

January 24, 2012

Christopher Plummer's role as gay man nominated for Oscar but shame for Michael Fassbender.

Christopher Plummer has received another award nomination for his role as an elderly gay man in Beginners, but this time it's for Hollywood's most coveted statuette, the Oscar.

The Canadian actor is up for a gong in the best supporting actor category and is up against Kenneth Branagh, Jonah Hill, Nick Nolte and Max von Sydow.