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.

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.

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.’