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October 22, 2014

The couple joined the ‘Poker Face’ singer on stage at last night’s Manchester’s performance of her ArtRave: Art Pop Ball. She told the audience that those uncomfortable with the proposal were on 'the wrong side of history'

Lady Gaga performed in Manchester, England, last night, and the evening was a particularly memorable one for two members of the audience

Midway during the show, Gaga invited boyfriends Jay and Sean to join her on stage. She described Jay as ‘family’: ‘an incredible man and incredible friend’.

She then lets the boys take the spotlight, and to Sean’s apparent surprise, Jay gets on his knees and proposes.

They couple then kissed, the crowd went wild and Gaga jumped with joy.

October 22, 2014

MSNBC's Thomas Roberts' hubby captures him sleeping in the act

When you host a show on MSNBC called Way Too Early, it seems you always try and keep up on the latest news - even while sleeping in bed.

A sleeping Thomas Roberts seems to trying to prep for his solo show plus the Morning Joe ensemble show in this photo snapped by his husband, Patrick Abner, the other night.

October 20, 2014

As part of Hate Crime Awareness Week, pupils at Sheringham High School road tested a new 'Stop Homophobic Bullying' education pack

Pictured here are Year 8 pupils at Sheringham High School in Norfolk, England. To coincide with Hate Crime Awareness Week, the students took part in a pilot scheme last week for a new education pack to tackle homophobic bullying.

The resource, entitled Stop Homophobic Bullying, was created by the county’s BLAH LGBTI Youth group – which has been providing support for young lesbian, gay and bisexual people in the Norfolk area since 2007.

October 20, 2014

During commercial, nonplussed mom comforts son who is heartbroken over a guy

When Robbie Macaraeg was 17, he had his heart broken for the first time by a guy.

His mom was there for him - at least during the commercial breaks of a Seattle Seahawks game.

Macaraeg, who is from Bremerton, Washington, shared with ImFromDriftwood.com that he came home in tears as his mom was watching her beloved Seahawks play.

'I walked in, my mom is in her uniform, her jersey, her Seahawks jersey, screaming at the TV, "Go Hawks, no, no!"

October 19, 2014

The UK’s first gay rugby team celebrate post-match by belting out a Disney classic

Most rugby teams celebrate post-match by hitting the showers or going for a few drinks, but this kind of celebration is definitely far more flamboyant.

For gay rugby team Machester Village Spartans from the UK, the way they chose to celebrate after their match was by belting out a group rendition of one of their favourite Disney songs.

In this video, we see members of the team singing along to ‘I Just Can’t Wait to be King’ from The Lion King.

The Manchester Village Spartans were the UK’s first gay rugby team, and the second in the world.

October 18, 2014

Brad Graham was denied being able to give blood because he’s gay, so he suggests a few funny changes LGBT people can make so they can start donating

In many parts of the world, even where LGBT equality exists, blood donation bans exist for LGBT people.

This type of injustice has inspired a YouTuber to record a video suggesting some ways in which the LGBT community could change so they can begin donating.

Tonronto-based Brad Graham recorded a video entitled ‘STOP HAVING GAY SEX (so you can give blood).’

The video was also inspired by when Graham was not allowed to give blood because he is a sexually active gay man.

October 16, 2014

This homoerotic 2015 calendar, intended as a ‘tribute to social acceptance,’ is already ruffling feathers and raising temperatures

A 2015 calendar featuring nude and semi-nude ‘priests’ is campaigning against homophobia in the Orthodox Church.

As the Catholic Church retracts its historic statements of support for the LGBTI community worldwide, some members of the Orthodox Church want to tackle gay hate in a ‘bold,’ ‘humorous’ and ‘ironic’ way.

October 16, 2014

Sashay, this way: A gay-owned London pizza restaurant will be experimenting with drag servers this weekend

Opened earlier this year, GB Pizza in London’s Exmouth Market is one of the UK capital’s funkiest new pizza restaurants.

October 14, 2014

Are you a twin? Are you gay or bisexual and your sibling is straight? Then you might be able to help in a new study

Twins could hold the key to how our childhood experiences shape our sexual experiences and well-being.

Researchers at the University of Essex are seeking identical twins where one is gay or bisexual and the other is straight. Twins where both are gay, bisexual or straight are also being asked to help with the study.

They hope by studying these sets of twins, they will be able to uncover what social experiences during childhood make us become the people we are and how satisfied we are in life.

October 14, 2014

Nick the gardener has impressed during shirtless appearances on boss' show

Channing Tatum called The Ellen DeGeneres Show Monday (13 October) with big news about the Magic Mike sequel - but he wasn't calling for Ellen.

The actor was calling for Ellen's hunky gardener, Nick, who just happened to be on the set picking apples while shirtless.

'After careful inspection of your ab region, we have deducted that we need you in Magic Mike XXL,' Tatum told a disbelieving gardener whose real name is Bill Reilich.

The talk show host had floated the idea during one of the gardener's previous appearances on her show.

October 13, 2014

A former RAF navigator knew she was a woman at the age of nine but has had to wait decades to feel truly happy in the body she is in

A trans woman has claimed she is the oldest person to have genital reassignment surgery in the UK - at the age of 81.

Ruth Rose, a former RAF navigator, knew she was a woman at the age of nine but has had to wait decades to feel truly happy in the body she is in.

She is now speaking out, saying trans people should be able to live their real lives at any age.

'I’m enjoying the fact that I have made the transition,' she said.

October 11, 2014

A pair of gay flamingos at Edinburgh Zoo has adopted the chick after its biological parents knocked it out of the nest

A pair of salmon-pink male Chilean Flamingos has adopted a fluffy grey newborn chick after it was knocked out of the nest by its parents.

The newborn is one of five Chilean Flamingos babies to Edinburgh Zoo's flock of 33 adult birds this year, following successful breeding for the first time since 2010, reported the Mirror.

October 9, 2014

'Stay With Me' becomes 'Please Go Home' in this latest parody video from director Adrian Anchondo

We do love Sam Smith and his already classic ‘Stay With Me’, but we also do love a good parody, which is exactly what video maker and director Adrian Anchondo delivers in this new spoof video.

If you’re not acquainted with Smith’s original song or video, it finds him lamenting over the empty feeling he has after a one-night stand and wishing that his lover would stay with him.

Anchondo’s parody examines another angle of the gay one-night-stand: the lover who’s in no hurry to leave.

October 8, 2014

The latest work from the best-selling author features beautiful illustrations and a strong female hero

We love the new book from acclaimed author Neil Gaiman, entitled The Sleeper and the Spindle.

The novel, which features illustrations by Chris Riddell, features a description and image of a princess being awoken from sleep by a kiss from a queen.

October 8, 2014

He may have banned gay propaganda, but he definitely hasn't banned tributes to how muscly and manly he is

Russian president Vladimir Putin has got a whole exhibition for his birthday painting him as a muscly, masculine hero defeating the evils of the world.

Comparing him to Greek mythical hero Hercules (also known as Hercules), the paintings are called 'The 12 Labors of Putin'.

The exhibit is being held by members of a pro-Putin Facebook group who have created the artwork, headed by a man named Mikhail Antonov.

October 8, 2014

Two filmmakers have drawn together a group of gay men in the UK to talk about their lives and help create an online archive

20MALEGAY is a new YouTube video project that explores what life is like today for 20-year-old gay men living in London.

The series has been created by director Blake Pruitt, who hails originally from Baltimore but moved to New York to study at NYU.

He is currently in London for three months, and 20MALEGAY took its inspiration from a documentary short he shot in NYC in 2012: 20MALEGAYNYC.

October 7, 2014

Talk show host gets mock vp to recite such names as Angela Mansbury, Lucille Balls, Tess Tosterone and Wilma Fingerdoo

Ellen DeGeneres told the audience of her daytime talk show on Tuesday (7 October) that she had asked Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to appear in order to make an apology.

The apology was for the social media giant's 'Real Names' policy which had the drag community in an uproar before it was reversed last week.

Drag queens and others can now continue to use their professional names on their Facebook pages.

October 6, 2014

Talk show host finds out couple has been together only a year and jokes: 'That's fast!'

For the second time this year, a Florida couple traveled to the Los Angeles area to be in the audience for a taping of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

What one of the men did not know was that his boyfriend of one year was going to propose marriage to him in front of Ellen's studio audience with the talk show host in on the plan.

After her show was through taping for the day, Ellen - seemingly at random - called a couple named Benjamin and Justin down to the stage just to see if they had anything to say.

Benjamin had plenty.

October 4, 2014

The breakfast cereal brand has produced a commercial aimed at the Canadian market featuring a pair of Quebec-based gay dads and their daughter

The advert features real-life couple André and Jonathan, who inform us that they met after being set up on a blind date. The two felt an ‘immediate connection’, fell in love and set about starting a life together.

Then? Well, as André so sweetly puts it, they decided that; ‘We couldn’t keep all of this luck and love for ourselves… we need to share’.

That’s when they made the decision to adopt, and little Raphaëlle entered their lives. The men fell in love with their new daughter the moment they were introduced to her by their adoption agency.

October 4, 2014

A zoo in Sapporo, Japan has admitted the blunder after trying to mate two male hyenas, after thinking one was female for the past four years

A Japanese zoo has been trying to mate two hyenas for the past four years, not realizing they are both male.

The Maruyama Zoo in Sapporo, Japan was forced to admit the blunder after four years of trying to get the two hyenas to mate, believing one of them was female.

The zoo was given the two spotted hyenas, Kami and Kamutori, in an exchange with a South Korean zoo in 2010 believing they were a male and female pair.

October 2, 2014

The parents of Adam and Luke Monastero offer acceptance to their sons and are proud of them for helping others going through coming out process

Pauline and Peter Monastero have a new ritual at night: reading the comments  that have been posted on the YouTube channel of their gay twin sons.

The parents of Adam and Luke Monastero did not even know their sons had an increasingly popular YouTube channel when the twins filmed their duel comings out to them.

September 29, 2014

Explains game called: How Much Money Would You Go Down on a Guy For?

The Weekend Update segment of the 40th season premiere of NBC's Saturday Night Live had the show's 'resident young person,' Pete Davidson, posing this provocative question: 'How much money would you go down on a guy for?'

Davidson goes on to to make a convincing argument about why being paid $1 million to go down on a guy 'is a steal.'

'I hope he starts at $1 million - I would do it for like $3,000 if I had to be honest with myself,' Davidson says with a big toothy smile.

September 27, 2014

US couple Shawn and Mike are one of the three final couples in a competition to win an $80k dream wedding from an American theater company

A gay US couple are in the running to win an $80,000 dream wedding.

Three couples, two heterosexual and one gay, are competing to win their dream wedding with Arena Stage, an American theater company.

The ‘Win a Wedding’ competition invited applicants to share their love story with the judges, who managed to narrow the entries down to a final three.

September 26, 2014

The pair team up for hilarious Funny or Die spoof

Ellen Page certainly won't score another Academy Award nomination for her performance in a new Funny or Die video called Tiny Detectives.

But then again, when she got an Oscar nod for Juno, she didn't get to utter lines like, 'That's just my face penis.'

Page, who came out publicly on Valentine's Day, co-stars with the equally diminutive Kate Mara in a new Funny or Die spoof that has their lack of height continually getting in the way of their solving crimes.