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March 5, 2014

Homer Simpson tries to photobombs the now iconic Twitter-breaking group shot  - is kept out by Bradley Cooper's foot

If the Ellen DeGeneres all-star selfie from Sunday's Academy Awards wasn't already iconic, it certainly is now.

The shot featuring the Oscar host with the likes of Meryl Streep, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts and Bradley Cooper has been given the royal animated treatment by the creator of The Simpsons.

Matt Groening gives a 'wider view' of the epic shot with an illustration he posted on Twitter on Tuesday (4 March).

March 3, 2014

Matthew McConaughey takes best actor for Dallas Buyers Club

The space adventure Gravity won seven Academy Awards on Sunday (2 March) but was denied the top prize when the drama 12 Years a Slave won the Oscar for best picture.

Co-producer Brad Pitt and producer-director Steve McQueen made emotional acceptance speeches after presenter Will Smith announced 12 Years as the winner over eight other nominees.

February 18, 2014

'I will no longer tolerate hate speech in the guise of Christian belief ... I have had enough of it, and I think the world has had enough of it too'

After best-selling author Anne Rice took to Facebook over the weekend to applaud the courage of actress Ellen Page for coming out publicly as a lesbian, the hate started pouring in.

November 20, 2013

'As a musician, you have fantasies that you want to win Grammys, but I didn’t really think that this was on the table'

Described as seductive, cool and confident, Adam Levine has been named People magazine's 'Sexiest Man Alive' for 2013.

The star of NBC's The Voice could also have been described as a staunch LGBTI ally.

Levine, who has a gay brother, made headlines last year when he said that if he were US president for a day, the first thing he'd do is make gay marriage legal.

October 10, 2013

Out director Lee Daniels is developing the project and is confident he can get it made

Coming off the box office and critical success of his most recent film The Butler, filmmaker Lee Daniels is now developing a movie that would star Alex Pettyfer as one half of a gay interracial couple.

'Alex Pettyfer is in it, [but] I have to find the right black guy opposite him,' Daniels tells Out Magazine. 'He's so hot, isn't he? So hot. And so aware of his hotness in a way that's so…I love him to death.'

September 11, 2013

British artist Robbie Williams teases he swings both ways in potential album title

Take That star Robbie Williams has teased eager fans with a potential title for his new album, 'Robbie Swings Both Ways'.

Revealed with a new teaser poster, the new album is likely to be a follow up to his first swing album ‘Swing When You’re Winning’ released in 2001.

The first swing and jazz record hit number one in the UK, Germany and New Zealand and featured a duet with actress Nicole Kidman.

September 11, 2013

British artist Robbie Williams teases he swings both ways in potential album title

Take That star Robbie Williams has teased eager fans with a potential title for his new album, 'Robbie Swings Both Ways'.

Revealed with a new teaser poster, the new album is likely to be a follow up to his first swing album ‘Swing When You’re Winning’ released in 2001.

The first swing and jazz record hit number one in the UK, Germany and New Zealand and featured a duet with actress Nicole Kidman.

June 27, 2013

Hollywood actors and rock singer-songwriter plan weddings after US Supreme Court ruling

Love is in the air across the US as proposals pop-up all over in the wake of yesterday's Supreme Court ruling.

Hollywood actor Kristen Bell, star of Forgetting Sarah Marshall, proposed to her long-term boyfriend actor/comedian Dax Shepard on Twitter.

Bell and Shephard have been engaged since 2010 and have a three-month-old daughter together, but as straight allies they said they would not marry until LGBT Californians had the same rights as they do.

November 30, 2012

Hollywood superstar denies rumors of a family feud over Jane Pitt's public opposition to same-sex marriage and President Obama

Movie superstar Brad Pitt has stood by his mom despite her slamming marriage equality and campaigning against President Barack Obama.

Jane Pitt shocked the Hollywood A-lister's fans after she wrote an anti-gay marriage letter to a newspaper urging voters to back Republican nominee Mitt Romney in the US elections.

However, the Killing Me Softly star insists there is no bad blood between him and his mother, despite the odd dinner table debate.

November 30, 2012

Hollywood superstar denies rumors of a family feud over Jane Pitt's public opposition to same-sex marriage and President Obama

Movie superstar Brad Pitt has stood by his mom despite her slamming marriage equality and campaigning against President Barack Obama.

Jane Pitt shocked the Hollywood A-lister's fans after she wrote an anti-gay marriage letter to a newspaper urging voters to back Republican nominee Mitt Romney in the US elections.

However, the Killing Me Softly star insists there is no bad blood between him and his mother, despite the odd dinner table debate.

November 27, 2012

Hollywood superstar slams press for linking gay marriage with the legalization of marajuana

Movie superstar Brad Pitt says equality is what 'makes us great' and criticized the media's linking of gay marriage with the legalization of marajuana.

The Hollywood A-lister, who with partner Angelina Jolie has been a long time supporter of gay rights, shared his thoughts on the outcome of the recent US presidential elections which say same-sex marriage legislation passed in several states.

November 27, 2012

Hollywood superstar slams press for linking gay marriage with the legalization of marajuana

Movie superstar Brad Pitt says equality is what 'makes us great' and criticized the media's linking of gay marriage with the legalization of marajuana.

The Hollywood A-lister, who with partner Angelina Jolie has been a long time supporter of gay rights, shared his thoughts on the outcome of the recent US presidential elections which say same-sex marriage legislation passed in several states.

November 6, 2012

Gay Star News takes a look at Obama vs Romney, the marriage equality battles in four states, and the gay and anti-gay candidates

The 2012 election in the United States will make gay history.

Today (6 November), millions will vote on marriage equality in four states, eight LGBT candidates are vying for a seat in the House of Representatives, one lesbian aiming for the Senate, as well as hundreds of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people competing in state and local races.

But it is the main event between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney which is perhaps the biggest, and most closely fought, race of all.

October 31, 2012

Hollywood actor says he will give up to $100,000 in marriage equality fights in Maine, Minnesota, Maryland and Washington

Brad Pitt has pledged to match every single dollar up to $100,000 (£620k, €770k) to fight for same-sex marriage fights in four American states.

The ‘Fight Club’ actor is urging people in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington to vote in favor of marriage equality.

October 31, 2012

Hollywood actor says he will give up to $100,000 in marriage equality fights in Maine, Minnesota, Maryland and Washington

Brad Pitt has pledged to match every single dollar up to $100,000 (£620k, €770k) to fight for same-sex marriage fights in four American states.

The ‘Fight Club’ actor is urging people in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington to vote in favor of marriage equality.

September 10, 2012

Hollywood superstar says he will vote for Barack Obama in forthcoming US presidential election despite mother's anti-gay marriage stance

Brad Pitt says gay marriage is 'inevitable' and publicly backed Barack Obama's campaign to be re-elected President of the United States.

'I am an Obama supporter and I’m backing his election campaign,' Pitt told The Telegraph at a screening of his forthcoming film Killing Them Softly.

'Gay marriage is inevitable. The next generation, they get it. It is just a matter of time before it becomes a reality.'

September 10, 2012

Hollywood superstar says he will vote for Barack Obama in forthcoming US presidential election despite mother's anti-gay marriage stance

Brad Pitt says gay marriage is 'inevitable' and publicly backed Barack Obama's campaign to be re-elected President of the United States.

'I am an Obama supporter and I’m backing his election campaign,' Pitt told The Telegraph at a screening of his forthcoming film Killing Them Softly.

'Gay marriage is inevitable. The next generation, they get it. It is just a matter of time before it becomes a reality.'

August 23, 2012

Born This Way singer beats British monarch in Forbes' list of world's most powerful women, along with Ellen DeGeneres and Angelina Jolie

Gay icon Lady Gaga is more powerful than the Queen of England, according to the latest list by Forbes magazine.

The World's 100 Most Powerful Women list puts the Born This Way singer at number 14, while Nobel Peace Prize winning Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and Britain's Queen Elizabeth II tailed behind at 19 and 26 respectively.

Notable lesbians to also make the cut include US chat show host Ellen DeGeneres at 47 and Ernst & Young’s global vice chair Beth Brooke at number 99.

August 23, 2012

Born This Way singer beats British monarch in Forbes' list of world's most powerful women, along with Ellen DeGeneres and Angelina Jolie

Gay icon Lady Gaga is more powerful than the Queen of England, according to the latest list by Forbes magazine.

The World's 100 Most Powerful Women list puts the Born This Way singer at number 14, while Nobel Peace Prize winning Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and Britain's Queen Elizabeth II tailed behind at 19 and 26 respectively.

Notable lesbians to also make the cut include US chat show host Ellen DeGeneres at 47 and Ernst & Young’s global vice chair Beth Brooke at number 99.

August 3, 2012

According to reports, the actor is desperate to teach his homophobic mother the error in her ways

Hollywood hunk Brad Pitt is reportedly searching for a gay role to spite his homophobic mother.

According to American tabloid National Enquirer, which is famous for being a dubious source of news, the actor is desperate to teach his mother the error of her ways.

Jane Pitt shocked the gay rights advocate’s fans when she decided to write a letter to a Missouri-based newspaper slamming marriage equality.

August 3, 2012

According to reports, the actor is desperate to teach his homophobic mother the error in her ways

Hollywood hunk Brad Pitt is reportedly searching for a gay role to spite his homophobic mother.

According to American tabloid National Enquirer, which is famous for being a dubious source of news, the actor is desperate to teach his mother the error of her ways.

Jane Pitt shocked the gay rights advocate’s fans when she decided to write a letter to a Missouri-based newspaper slamming marriage equality.

July 18, 2012

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Dustin Lance Black's play chronicling the historic trial challenging California’s Proposition 8 has just booked its 200th reading which will take place in Fargo, North Dakota, the Oscar winning screenwriter said Wednesday (18 July).

The play, simply called 8, has been performed in two star-studded benefit readings in New York and Los Angeles attracting such talent as George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Martin Sheen, Jane Lynch and Matt Bomer.

July 12, 2012

Tomb Raider star reportedly tells partner Brad Pitt to 'educate' his mom Jane over gay marriage slam

Angelina Jolie was reportedly 'mortified' after her future mother-in-law wrote a letter slamming gay marriage.

The Hollywood superstar, who along with partner Brad Pitt has long been a staunch supporter of LGBT rights, has asked her fiance to 'educate' his mother Jane Pitt over homophobic right-wing comments she made to a local newspaper, sources told Star magazine, reports Radaronline.

July 12, 2012

Tomb Raider star reportedly tells partner Brad Pitt to 'educate' his mom Jane over gay marriage slam

Angelina Jolie was reportedly 'mortified' after her future mother-in-law wrote a letter slamming gay marriage.

The Hollywood superstar, who along with partner Brad Pitt has long been a staunch supporter of LGBT rights, has asked her fiance to 'educate' his mother Jane Pitt over homophobic right-wing comments she made to a local newspaper, sources told Star magazine, reports Radaronline.