Former British PM Tony Blair named "gay icon"
Former British PM Tony Blair named "gay icon"

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair was named one of the top "gay icons" of the last thirty years on Friday in recognition of his work for gay rights.

I got married for kids: Neil Patrick Harris
I got married for kids: Neil Patrick Harris


London: 'How I Met Your Mother' star Neil Patrick Harris admits he and partner David Burtka decided to get married because their four-year-old twins, Harper and Gideon, put them under pressure.

Why a 'gay' Navy officer made history in Chile

A Navy officer on Wednesday became the first member of the Chilean military to reveal he is gay -- a groundbreaking admission in this conservative Catholic country.

US Supreme Court puts hold on gay marriage in Virginia

The US Supreme Court stopped gay marriage in Virginia from going ahead on Wednesday, staying an appeals court ruling that had struck down a state ban.

Nepal gay community demands equal rights in new Constitution

Nearly one thousand transgenders today paraded on streets of Kathmandu demanding equal rights and opportunities in the new Constitution for more than 800,000 gays and lesbians in Nepal.

Madhya Pradesh pushes for honourable identity to transgenders

Madhya Pradesh Government has suggested that the third gender members be addressed by adding "Tgr" before their names on the lines of "Mr, Mrs and Ms in English and "Ki" in Hindi.

US judge strikes down Colorado`s gay marriage ban, stays ruling

A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that Colorado`s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, but stayed his ruling until the issue is decided by a higher court.

Simon Cowell denies `gay` claims

Simon Cowell has denied the claim of him being a "gay", post dismissal of Tulisa Contostavlos`s drug trial.

Ian Thorpe reveals he is gay in interview

Five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Ian Thorpe for the first time publicly confirmed that he is gay during a television interview today, ending years of speculation about his sexuality.

Gay, lesbian couples have happier children

A new study has found that kids who have two moms or dads are happier than the ones who have a mom and dad as parents.

First black, openly gay man confirmed as US federal judge

The United States` first black, openly gay male judge was appointed to the federal bench on Tuesday in a unanimous confirmation decision by the US Senate.

My father was gay: Robert De Niro

Hollywood star Robert De Niro has revealed that his father was gay and he discovered that years after his parents separated when he was a toddler.

Singer Melissa Etheridge marries partner Linda Wallem

Melissa Etheridge tied the knot with partner Linda Wallem at the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California recently.

Austria`s Conchita Wurst helps put gay Vienna on the map

Even before Conchita Wurst`s Eurovision triumph helped burnish Austria`s tolerant image, Vienna was already popular with gay tourists, attracted by the mix of high-brow culture and history -- and also fun.

Philippines tolerates gays but abuses continue: UN-backed study

Gays are increasingly tolerated in Philippine society but discrimination persists and they remain vulnerable to hate crimes, according to a United Nations-backed study released Monday.

Cameron Diaz confesses of having lesbian moments

Actress Cameron Diaz has confessed of having a lesbian encounter.

Pakistani serial killer `wanted to teach gays a lesson`

The 28-year-old father-of-two was arrested last week and confessed to three brutal murders, saying he wanted to send out a message about the "evils" of homosexuality, though police insist he had sex with his victims first.

`Mean Girls` star Daniel Franzese comes out as gay

Actor Daniel Franzese, who starred with Lindsay Lohan and Lizzy Caplan in 2004 hit `Mean Girls`, has come out as gay by writing a letter to his character.

SC to hear curative plea on gay sex; gives hope to LGBT

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear in open court curative plea of gay rights activists against its order of criminalising gay sex, giving a ray of hope to LGBT community that the controversial verdict may be reconsidered and modified.

If I was gay, would it make a difference?: Cliff Richard

Veteran pop star Cliff Richard has revealed that rumours about his sexual orientation did hurt him when he was young.