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Michael Egan

Man details abuse claims against ‘X-Men’ director Bryan Singer

Saturday, April 19, 2014
LOS ANGELES -- A man who claims he was sexually abused by "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer says he reported the molestation to authorities at the time, and he does not know why charges were never pursued. [ Read more → ]
Dustin Lance Black

College rescinds commencement invite to Dustin Lance Black over sex photos

Friday, April 18, 2014
PASADENA, Calif. -- Pasadena City College has rescinded an invitation to Oscar-winning screenwriter, actor and LGBT rights activist Dustin Lance Black to speak at its commencement ceremony because they fear sexually explicit photos of Black that surfaced on the internet in 2009 would tarnish the school’s reputation. [ Read more → ]
Bryan Singer

‘X-Men’ director Bryan Singer accused of sex abuse in lawsuit

Thursday, April 17, 2014
HONOLULU -- A former child model and aspiring actor is accusing "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager in a federal lawsuit filed in Hawaii. [ Read more → ]
AP/InvisionSara Gilbert and Linda Perry

Sara Gilbert of ‘The Talk,’ ‘Roseanne,’ marries rock musician Linda Perry

Monday, March 31, 2014
Sara Gilbert, co-host of CBS’ “The Talk,” married rock musician Linda Perry on Sunday, her colleagues announced Monday. [ Read more → ]
Matt Sayles, APElton John and David Furnish

Elton John, David Furnish to exchange vows again to celebrate UK gay marriage

Saturday, March 29, 2014
LONDON -- Elton John and David Furnish say they plan to exchange vows for a second time to celebrate the legalization of same-sex marriage in the United Kingdom. [ Read more → ]
Kristian Nairn

‘Game of Thrones’ actor Kristian Nairn comes out as gay

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Kristian Nairn, the Irish actor best known for his portrayal of “Hodor” on the HBO series “Game of Thrones,” said Tuesday that he is gay, telling an interviewer for WinterIsComing.net that he’s been waiting for someone to ask the question, because “it’s not something you just blurt out.” [ Read more → ]
George Takei

‘Oh my’ – George Takei is peeved over Arizona’s anti-gay religious freedom bill

Sunday, February 23, 2014
Star Trek legend and LGBT rights activist George Takei is speaking out over Arizona's controversial legislation that would allow business owners to cite their religious beliefs in refusing to serve gay and lesbian customers and others. [ Read more → ]
NBCJohnny Weir at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Here’s Johnny! Clothes make the man and vice versa

Sunday, February 16, 2014
SOCHI, Russia — He promised himself something the first time he ever laced up a pair of skates. It's the same thing Johnny Weir returns to in those quiet moments most evenings, just before the TV camera's "on-air" light flashes red. "I'm wearing makeup, a double necklace and a cream sweater," he said. "I don't feel an obligation to tone myself down. [ Read more → ]
Rihanna-P6-cropped

Rihanna weighs in with support for ‘Principle 6′ gay rights campaign

Sunday, February 16, 2014
SOCHI, Russia-- A campaign for gay rights in Russia and at the Sochi Games is getting some star backing from Rihanna. [ Read more → ]
Ellen Page

Actress Ellen Page comes out as gay: ‘I’m tired of lying by omission’

Friday, February 14, 2014
Academy Award-nominated actress Ellen Page announced Friday at an LGBT youth conference in Las Vegas that she is gay. [ Read more → ]
Elise Amendola, APActor Neil Patrick Harris is dressed in a bra and wig during his roast as Man of The Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals in Cambridge, Mass., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014.

Neil Patrick Harris accepts ‘Hasty Pudding’ award from Harvard drama troupe

Saturday, February 8, 2014
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Neil Patrick Harris, dressed in a wig, lingerie and red heels, took the stage at Harvard University on Friday to accept the 2014 Man of the Year Award from America's oldest undergraduate drama troupe. [ Read more → ]
Clay Aiken

Clay Aiken announces bid for U.S. Congress

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. — Former "American Idol" and "Celebrity Apprentice" runner-up Clay Aiken joined another high-profile contest Wednesday - this one to get elected to the U.S. Congress in his native North Carolina. [ Read more → ]
Sidibe

Gabourey Sidibe apologizes for repeatedly saying ‘tranny’ on ‘Arsenio’

Saturday, February 1, 2014
Actress Gabourey Sidibe is apologizing after coming under fire for repeatedly used a transphobic slur during a recent appearance on the "The Arsenio Hall Show," saying she was unaware that it was a slur. [ Read more → ]
Nam Y. Huh, AP (File)Rose O'Donnell

Rosie O’Donnell coming back to ‘The View’ — at least for a day

Monday, January 27, 2014
NEW YORK — Proving nothing is impossible in the world of daytime television, Rosie O'Donnell is coming back to "The View," at least for a day. [ Read more → ]
Alex Brandon, APElton John

Elton John offers to introduce Putin to gay people to promote understanding

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
NEW YORK — Entertainer-songwriter Elton John is volunteering to introduce Russian President Vladimir Putin to gay Russians to help promote understanding. [ Read more → ]
Francois Mori, APGeorge Michael

George Michael to release new album, ‘Symphonica’

Monday, January 20, 2014
LONDON — After a spell of making headlines for mishaps rather than music, George Michael is coming back with a new album. Michael announced Monday that his sixth solo album, "Symphonica," is due for release March 17. [ Read more → ]
Jordan Strauss, Invision (AP)Chris Pine

Chris Pine criticizes U.S. response to Russia’s anti-gay law

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Actor Chris Pine says the U.S. should have done more in the run-up to the Sochi Olympics to protest Russia's anti-gay legislation, which he calls "clearly awful, archaic, hostile nonsense." [ Read more → ]
Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner

Lily Tomlin marries partner of 42 years on New Year’s Eve

Monday, January 6, 2014
Actress and comedienne Lily Tomlin married writer Jane Wagner, her partner of 42 years, on News Years Eve, reports Liz Smith. [ Read more → ]
Charles Sykes, Invision (AP)Clay Aiken

Report: Clay Aiken ‘actively considering’ run for U.S. House

Saturday, January 4, 2014
Former “American Idol” finalist Clay Aiken is actively considering a bid to represent North Carolina’s 2nd congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives, according to a report by the Washington Blade. [ Read more → ]
Invision/APDot-Marie Jones (right) and Bridgett Casteen at the
2013 Creative Arts Emmy Awards on September 15, 2013.

‘Glee’ star Dot-Marie Jones marries longtime girlfriend Bridgett Casteen

Sunday, December 22, 2013
LOS ANGELES -- "Glee" star Dot-Marie Jones married her longtime girlfriend Bridgett Casteen on Saturday, reports People magazine. [ Read more → ]
Joel Ryan Invision/APIan McKellen

Ian McKellen says British government told him not to go to Russia

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
LONDON -- Actor Ian McKellen says the British government has advised him not to go to Russia because of the country's anti-gay "propaganda" law. [ Read more → ]
AP (File)Elton John

Elton John dedicates Moscow concert to slain gay Russian, calls anti-gay law ‘inhumane’

Friday, December 6, 2013
MOSCOW -- British pop artist Sir Elton John, performing in Moscow on Friday evening, criticized the Russian government's recent passage of anti-gay laws, calling them "inhumane" and "isolating." [ Read more → ]
APSam Champion

Sam Champion leaving ABC News for The Weather Channel

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
NEW YORK — "Good Morning America" weather anchor Sam Champion is leaving ABC News to join The Weather Channel. [ Read more → ]
Seth Wenig, APAlec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin, MSNBC announce ‘mutual parting’ following actor’s anti-gay slur

Tuesday, November 26, 2013
NEW YORK — MSNBC and Alec Baldwin say they are ending the actor's talk show, which was suspended for two weeks after the actor used an anti-gay slur against a photographer in a New York City street. [ Read more → ]
Richard Shotwell, Invision/APEllen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres has global ‘goal’ for next year’s Oscar telecast

Saturday, November 23, 2013
LOS ANGELES — Ellen DeGeneres has high aspirations for her second time around hosting the Oscars. [ Read more → ]
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