First major Church in the UK to allow same-sex marriages

First major Church in the UK to allow same-sex marriages

The Scottish Episcopal Church has become the first major Church in the UK to allow same-sex weddings. However it’s now emerged the ruling has been ignored by the overhwelming majority of its priests. In a binding vote at its General Synod, all three houses of the meeting – the bishops, clergy and laity – came out in favour of the…
Ryan Phillippe proud to have played a gay teen on television

Ryan Phillippe proud to have played a gay teen on television

Ryan Phillippe was just a teenager himself back in the early 1990s when he played gay teenager Billy Douglas on the ABC daytime soap opera One Life to Live. It was the actor’s first acting gig and one that 25 years later he’s proud to have on his resume. There had never been a gay teenager portrayed on television at…
Britney Spears, RuPaul, Pink, And More, Join Forces For New Orlando Benefit Single “Hands”

Britney Spears, RuPaul, Pink, And More, Join Forces For New Orlando Benefit Single “Hands”

An all-star panel of 24 artists, including Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Jason Derulo, RuPaul, Gwen Stefani, Mary J. Blige and Pink, have teamed up for to record a single that will raise money for the shooting victims and their families. The megatrack “Hands” was written by out singer-songwriter Justin Tranter, co-writer of Justin Bieber’s “Sorry” and has written songs for…
Airline refused gay couple boarding

Airline refused gay couple boarding

Southwest Airlines refused a man, his husband, and their three children to use family boarding on a recent light. Grant Morse and husband Sam were scheduled to fly from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale with their kids on Saturday (20 May).When boarding was scheduled to begin, they waited in the designated family boarding area. This would allow them to all sit…
Prince William wins British LGBT Award for fight against homophobia

Prince William wins British LGBT Award for fight against homophobia

The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia is observed on May 17 and aims to coordinate international events that raise awareness of LGBT rights violations and stimulate interest in LGBT rights work worldwide. In the 9th edition, in 2013, commemorations took place in almost 120 countries, in all world regions. The founders of the International Day Against Homophobia, as…
I lied that I met my husband on Grindr

I lied that I met my husband on Grindr

David and I met for our first date at Dolores Park Cafe, but we met there because we’d found each other on Grindr — the gay, location-based dating app. We exchanged messages for about a week before deciding to meet up for coffee. By the time we met in person, we had already established that we were somewhat compatible. Even so, I…
Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black in their fairytale wedding

Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black in their fairytale wedding

Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black have shared the first pictures of their fairytale wedding. The couple tied the knot on Saturday (7 May). Their wedding was held at the 58-room Bovey Castle hotel in Devon, where Daley grew up. First reports said the couple invited 50 guests to witness the ceremony. But when he shared the picture this morning…
Lesbian couple vanish after father ‘tricked’ them

Lesbian couple vanish after father ‘tricked’ them

A London-based lesbian couple has vanished after being ‘tricked’ into flying to the Middle East. Maria Jimena Rico Montero, originally from Argentina, and her Egyptian girlfriend Shaza Ismail have not made contact with their family since Monday (24 April). Montero’s mother alleges Ismail’s ‘disapproving’ father tricked them into flying to Dubai. Homosexuality is punishable by death in the United Arab…
Luke Evans believes being openly gay hasn’t negatively affected his career

Luke Evans believes being openly gay hasn’t negatively affected his career

Luke Evans believes his sexuality has never held him back in his career. The Beauty and the Beast star said since coming out 15 years ago hasn’t negatively affected his career. And that’s the way things should be, according to Evans. ‘Talent, success, what you do in your personal life – I don’t see how one should have an effect…
Chechnya has opened a concentration camp for gay men

Chechnya has opened a concentration camp for gay men

LGBTI activists on the ground are willing to try and evacuate as many as gay men as they can. Chechnya has opened a concentration camp for gay men, an investigation has found. Around 100 men have been apprehended in the region and put in the first camps for LGBTI people since the Holocaust and Fidel Castro. Several are believed to…