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.

Rugby player Levi Davis
Rugby and Celebrity X Factor star Levi Davis comes out as bisexual

‘By talking today I can walk hand-in-hand with whoever I want and it won’t matter any more because it’s out there.’

Joe Exotic with a tiger.
Tiger King’s Joe Exotic begs Donald Trump to ‘be my hero’ and pardon him for murder plot

Joe Exotic claims he was sexually assaulted in prison. He is currently serving a 22 year sentence.

Scene from Moonlight.
Oscars release new rules so the Best Picture will always be more diverse, including LGBT+

Academy Awards tells filmmakers to tell more LGBT+ stories, hire more diverse teams and showcase a wider talent pool.

Harry Needs with Rebecca Adlinton and their daughter
Has Rebecca Adlington got the most modern celebrity family in Britain?

Olympic swimmer has been living with bi ex-husband, their daughter, his best friend, her boyfriend and she is expecting a baby.

Blu del Barrio and Ian Alexander.
Star Trek adds first trans and non-binary characters to its universe

Both roles set to debut in the new series of Star Trek: Discovery next month.

Nicola Adams.
Strictly Come Dancing will have first same-sex pair as boxer Nicola Adams joins show

The BBC has fought off controversy for years for limiting its version of Dancing With The Stars to opposite-sex couples only.

Channing Tatum as a fairy princess to promote The One and Only Sparkella.
Channing Tatum dresses in fairy wings to channel ‘the little girl in me’

He jokes his princess alter-ego is ‘jacked’ and ‘a boss’ as he promotes new book The One and Only Sparkella.

Sandi_Toksvig
Cambridge University almost expelled TV host Sandi Toksvig because her girlfriend slept over

Jokes the college told her: ‘If you are going to be gay, at least be clever.’

Birmingham Bulls LGBT+ rugby team.
Gay rugby players: One team told us ‘we’re not losing to a bunch of poofs’

The Birmingham Bulls will host 60 teams for the LGBT+ Union Cup next year.

Scene from The Boys In The Band.
Movie version of The Boys In The Band will arrive on Netflix in September

The film version will star Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto and Matt Bomer.

Joseph Fiennes as William Shakespeare.
Experts say William Shakespeare was ‘undeniably bisexual’

‘Some of the most powerfully lyrical, resonant and memorable poems ever written about what it feels like to experience romantic love.’

Chi Chi DeVayne.
RuPaul leads tributes as popular Drag Race queen Chi Chi DeVayne dies

The 34-year-old had been battling a rare autoimmune disease.

Emma Wiggs MBE.
Paralympian canoe gold medallist Emma Wiggs: ‘I didn’t know I was gay until the age of 30’

She was ‘distraught’ when the Paralympics were delayed but her wife was pleased with the chance to clean out their garage.

Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus says her first sexual experience was a threesome with two girls

‘I got most of my girl friends to hook up with me.’

Barbra Streisand.
Vote Proud: Barbara Streisand says ‘Enough is Enough’ of Trump

More than 50% of LGBT+ Americans didn’t vote in 2016 – they could swing the election this year.

Jessica Alves.
Trans plastic surgery addict Jessica Alves will seek a husband and baby daddy on dating show

Alves will hold a Love Island style contest to find a father for her baby and possibly marry the winner.

Alex Borstein as Susie in The Marvelous Mrs Maisel
Marvelous Mrs Maisel’s Alex Borstein talks about whether Susie is gay

The comedy drama is based in 1950s and 60s America and has left the character’s sexuality a mystery.

Jared Leto.
Jared Leto confirms he will play Andy Warhol in upcoming biopic

The film about the late, great, gay pop artist will simply be called Warhol.

Regan Gascoigne.
English soccer legend Paul Gascoigne says he’s ‘very proud’ of his bisexual son, Regan

The football star only found out about his son’s sexuality after he did a newspaper interview.

Hulkling and Wiccan getting married.
Marvel shows us the first same-sex wedding between two gay superheroes

The marriage creates Marvel’s first true LGBT+ power couple.

The first Channel Islands Pride in Jersey in 2015.
One tiny, COVID-free corner of Britain will hold its Pride just like normal next month

The island of Guernsey says its Pride will be ‘one heck of a coming out party’.

Elton John
Elton John: ‘If I hadn’t asked for help 30 years ago, I’d be dead’

Star celebrates his ‘30th Sobriety Birthday’ with cake, flowers and cards.

Ellen and a puzzle
Ellen DeGeneres Show faces internal investigation after former staff share horror stories

Accusations of a ‘toxic’ and ‘bullying’ work environment – although Ellen is not accused of wrongdoing herself.

Madonna on her 2012 MDNA tour.
Russia fined Madonna $1million for her gay rights speech but she never paid

In fact, anti-LGBT+ campaigners also tried to sue her for $10million for the same speech.

Markki Stroem and Mike Liwag in Unlocked.
Filipino-Norwegian celebrity faces scandal after his gay sex scene leaks online

A sex scene leaked on PornHub and sparked calls for the actor to come out.

Ricky Martin.
Ricky Martin cried as he came out as gay but it’s made him ‘super happy’

Singer and rights advocate supports LGBT+ campaigners joining forces with Black Lives Matter.