Kirsty MacColl and The Pogues.
BBC boycotts the original version of Fairytale of New York due to homophobic slur

But the choice of version will depend which BBC radio station you are listening to.

Joe Exotic with a tiger.
Tiger King’s Joe Exotic still believes Donald Trump will pardon him for murder plot

The gay zookeeper is currently serving 22 years in prison over his plot to kill his arch enemy, Carol Baskin.

Freddie Fox.
The Crown’s Freddie Fox says having ‘rounded experience’ of sexuality gives actors an edge

Freddie Fox has joined the cast of The Crown playing Margaret Thatcher’s son.

Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen both with their children
Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen’s baby sons kissed and the two dads’ hearts melted

‘Ben kissed Wyatt on the cheek and hugged him and it was so cute.’

Scene from The Boys In The Band.
Jim Parsons thinks being gay and out has made him a better actor

Coming out gave The Big Bang Theory star unexpected ‘happiness and strength’.

Carol Burnett and Julie Andrews
Julie Andrews was caught kissing Carol Burnett by the first lady

‘We both had tears running down our faces at being so silly.’

Sam Smith
Sam Smith says Lady Gaga helped them come out as non-binary

‘I was 15 when The Fame came out and I was obsessed with Lady Gaga.’

Sam Smith To Die For
Sam Smith reveals they have had a hair transplant

They say it became a ‘touchy’ subject but also insist ‘bald is beautiful’.

Carole Baskin
Tiger King star Carole Baskin comes out as bisexual

‘Even though I’ve never had a wife, I could just as easily have a wife as a husband.’

Phillip Schofield on This Morning.
Phillip Schofield says coming out as gay makes him feel like he’s ‘joined a club’

But he’s not sure of the rules yet and had to ask Ru Paul’s Drag Race’s Michelle Visage.

Ann Widdecombe on Strictly Come Dancing.
Ann Widdecombe says ‘families’ will be turned off by seeing same-sex dancing on Strictly

However the show has hit its highest ratings in three years as it opened with a female same-sex dance pairing.

Sam Smith To Die For
Sam Smith explains how it feels to be non-binary

Singer also reveals how they were kicked off a dating app which assumed they were a Sam Smith impersonator.

Phillip Schofield
Phillip Schofield is still struggling with his mental health after coming out

‘I’m wearing new clothes, but they don’t quite fit. Maybe I’ll grow into them.’

Nicola Adams.
Nicola Adams tells trolls who don’t want same-sex dancing on Strictly where they can go

Adams will make history as the first celebrity to be paired with a professional dancer of the same gender on Strictly Come Dancing.

Stephen Gately
Boyzone slept next to gay bandmate Stephen Gately’s coffin to spend a last night with him

Stephen Gately became a hero for young LGBT+ people after he came out.

The Rose family in Schitt's Creek.
Dan Levy slams TV channel for cutting gay kiss from Schitt’s Creek scene

‘You showed the kiss between two women, you showed the kiss between a woman and a man, then removed the kiss between two men?’

Jeremy Joseph with his dog Jacob at G-A-Y.
G-A-Y launches legal challenge to UK government’s 10pm coronavirus curfew

Jeremy Joseph says the rule ‘makes absolutely no sense’ and wants a judicial review.

Ritchie (Olly Alexander) takes on a policeman in It's A Sin.
Teaser of new Olly Alexander and Neil Patrick Harris 1980s AIDS drama It’s A Sin

Watch the first teaser video of the new series, previously called The Boys.

Scene from The Boys In The Band.
Jim Parsons says working with an all-gay cast for new movie Boys In The Band was ‘powerful’

Director of new Netflix film Joe Mantello: ‘There’s a chemistry that they have.’

Fire nightclub in London's Vauxhall
London Mayor gives grants to help save 11 LGBT+ venues hit by coronavirus

But one leading venue owner says it’s a ‘token gesture’ and venues may need to rebel against the rules to survive.

Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon reveals who she thinks could replace Kim Cattrall as Samantha Jones

Bisexual actress and activist Nixon appeared on Andy Cohen’s show to promote Ratched

Cheyenne Jackson in Equal
New show Equal releases star-studded trailer and shines light on LGBTI history

Anthony Rapp, Cheyenne Jackson, Samira Wiley, and Sara Gilbert are among the cast of new TV docuseries.

Noah Purvis in a Love Island promo photo, via CBS
Love Island contestant axed after previous work with gay porn studio alleged

CBS says he was removed for providing “false information on his application to Love Island.”

Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres returns and addresses those toxic workplace accusations directly

‘Sometimes I get sad, I get mad, I get anxious, I get frustrated, I get impatient, and I am working on all of that.’

A soccer player ties his boots
Another top-tier soccer player says he’s too scared to come out

This is the second UK player in three months who says they’re fearful of revealing their sexuality.

Eugene and Dan Levy win Emmys for Schitt's Creek
Schitt’s Creek and RuPaul celebrate historic Emmy wins

RuPaul dedicated one of his wins to the late Drag Race queen, Chi Chi DeVayne.

Neville Southall playing football
Football legend and LGBT+ ally Neville Southall attacks JK Rowling and backs Caster Semenya

Sports star says it is an ‘absolute disgrace’ World Athletics want to force sprinter Semenya to take hormones ‘so she can’t be who she is’.

Geri Horner, previously Geri Halliwell.
Spice Girl Geri Horner trademarks ‘Rainbow Woman’ for LGBT+ inclusive kids books

Her new children’s books may bring together ‘Girl Power’ and LGBT+ visibility.