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Robin Roberts Reveals She's Gay

December 29th, 2013 8:03pm EST
Robin Roberts
Robin Roberts has revealed she has a long-term relationship with another woman in a recent Facebook post.

In a post celebrating the anniversary since her 100-day milestone post-transplant for bone marrow to combat her myelodysplastic syndrome, Robert thanked her “long time girlfriend, Amber.”

She writes, “Flashback 12/29/12....Hard to believe this was 1 year ago today..when I reached a critical milestone of 100 days post transplant...and KJ [her dog] was finally allowed to come back home. Reading this comforts me and I hope the same for you: "If you are depressed, you are living in the pa...
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A&E Reverses Decision, Allows Phil Robertson To Resume Filming On 'Duck Dynasty'

December 28th, 2013 8:49am EST
Duck Dynasty
After suspending Phil Robertson for making anti-gay comments, A&E has decided it will resume filming its highly popular series "Duck Dynasty" later this spring.

The network issued the following statement on Friday: "While Phil's comments made in the interview reflect his personal views based on his own beliefs, and his own personal journey, he and his family have publicly stated they regret the 'coarse language' he used and the mis-interpretation of his core beliefs based only on the article. He also made it clear he would 'never incite or encourage hate.'

"We at A+E Networks expressed ou...
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John Barrowman Launches Campaign For New Album

December 14th, 2013 11:15am EST
John Barrowman
John Barrowman is working on a new album, and this time, he's doing it with the help of his fans.

The multi-talented Arrow star turned to the website PledgeMusic to set up a campaign for his next record. The initiative allowed fans worldwide to not only pre-order the forthcoming album, but also be rewarded with a number of exclusives, including T-shirts, signed photos and personal thank-you messages.

The campaign has reached its first goal, but there's still a long way to go - so fans who are interested in pre-ordering the album and/or snagging some of those exclusives can still pledge at...
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Damian Lewis Apologizes To Ian McKellen For His 'Fruity Actor' Remark

December 12th, 2013 11:20am EST
Damian Lewis
Damian Lewis has apologized to Ian McKellen after he appeared to poke fun at the renowned movie star in an interview.

During an interview  with Britain's The Guardian newspaper, the Homeland star remarked that he didn't want to become "one of those slightly over-the-top, fruity actors who would have an illustrious career on stage, but wouldn't start getting any kind of film work until I was 50 and then start playing wizards".

Although, the 42 year-old actor did not refer to any individual by name, many fans assumed his comments were directed at McKellen, who plays wizard Gandalf in The ...
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Ian McKellen Responds To Damian Lewis' 'Fruity Actor' Comment

December 10th, 2013 11:23am EST
Ian McKellen
Renowned thespian Ian McKellen has hit back at remarks Damian Lewis made in a British newspaper interview earlier this year, in which he appeared to mock the legendary actor.

The Homeland star was asked about his career plans during an interview with The Guardian and said he didn't want to "end up" as "one of those slightly over-the-top, fruity actors who would have an illustrious career on stage, but wouldn't start getting any kind of film work until I was 50 and then start playing wizards."

The 42 year-old actor refused to name names but many readers were convinced he was taking aim at...
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Lady Gaga Calls For Boycott Of 2014 Winter Olympics

December 6th, 2013 3:10pm EST
Lady Gaga
American pop-singer Lady Gaga has joined calls for a boycott of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia over the nation's stance on gay rights.

The 27 year-old star is a vocal advocate of equality and has previously slammmed officials in the former Soviet Union over a ban on 'promoting' homosexuality.

Now, she has joined other stars, including singer Lily Allen and writer/funnyman Stephen Fry, in calling for a global boycott of the showpiece sporting event.

She tells British talk show host Alan Carr, "To be honest, I don't think that we should be going to the Olympics at all, I don't know ...
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Madonna Pens Open Letter Supporting Gay Rights In Russia

December 4th, 2013 9:56am EST
Madonna
International philanthropist Madonna has stepped up her battle for gay rights in Russia by writing an open letter calling for change.

The 55 year-old star sparked controversy during her trip to Russia last year  by publicly backing jailed punk stars Pussy Riot and voicing her support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community. The move prompted homophobic activists in the country to file a lawsuit against the American singer-songwriter, which was later dismissed, over claims she violated a local law banning the promotion of homosexuality.

Madonna has refused to bac...
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British Diver Tom Daley Reportedly Dating Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black

December 4th, 2013 9:49am EST
Tom Daley
British diver Tom Daley is reportedly dating screenwriter Dustin Lance Black.

The Olympian came out on Monday in a video posted to YouTube, telling fans that he wanted to "put an end to all the rumors" about his sexuality.

Daley, who won the bronze for England at last year's Summer Olympics, said, "I've been dating girls and I've never really had a serious relationship to talk about and now I feel ready to talk about my relationships. Come spring this year my life changed massively when I met someone and it made me feel so happy, so safe, and everything just feels great. And, well, that s...
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Mario Bello Reveals She's A Lesbian In New York Times Piece

December 2nd, 2013 5:00pm EST
Maria Bello
Maria Bello has come out in an article published by the New York Times. The actress wrote a piece for the newspaper on Friday and revealed the moment she told her 12-year-old son, Jackson, that she was gay.

She wrote: "I was with someone romantically and I hadn't told him. I had become involved with a woman who was my best friend, and, as it happens, a person who is like a godmother to my son."

Bello decided to admit that she was dating Clare Munn, the CEO of a social impact media company, after she weighed how her relationship with a woman would affect her family and perhaps her career....
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Alec Baldwin: The Fundamentalist Wing Of Gay Advocacy Killed My Show

November 27th, 2013 1:03pm EST
Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin says a sect of gay advocates was gunning to get him removed from television and denied ever swearing at a hairdresser that reportedly had cancer.

Baldwin's show Up Late was cancelled following outcry generated by footage of the actor apparently calling a photographer a "c--k sucking f-g." Baldwin claims he said the word "fathead," and later apologized for saying "c--k sucking" when he was told it could be construed as a gay slur.

Alec talked to Gothamist hours after his dismissal yesterday from MSNBC in Hawaii, where he is filming a movie. He says, "Showing a video in which I...
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