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Michelle Visage just performed her most sensual Strictly routine yet

Michelle Visage tackled the steamy rumba, while Saffron Barker topped the leaderboard. We’re now just one week away from Halloween, and the Strictly stars are really turning all the gears to try and get that perfect routine. We saw improvements from celebs like Emma Weymouth and Alex Scott has finally arrived. However, riding high for so long, we all saw a couple of drops for Michelle Visage, Kelvin Fletcher and Emma Barton. And with last week’s shock elimination, this really could be anyone’s game. After the first show, it looked…

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Hungary bans same-sex Coca-Cola adverts as they are “detrimental” to the growth of children

Hungary took a line eerily similar to Russia’s ‘gay propaganda’ law. Hungary has banned Coca-Cola adverts that featured same-sex couples, and fined the company 500,000 Hungarian Forint (£1,300). The adverts were banned for “the protection of children and minors.” The adverts attracted controversy when they were unveiled. Boldog István an MP from the ruling right-wing party, Fidesz said: “Until they remove their provocative posters from Hungary, I will not consume their products! “I’m asking everyone [to do the same],” he wrote in a post on Facebook. When people called him out…

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Kellogg’s launches LGBTQ-themed cereal alongside GLAAD

The cereal was launched alongside GLAAD on Spirit Day (17 October). Kellogg’s has teamed up with GLAAD to launch their All Together Cereal. The box will include six different cereal boxes packaged inside one larger one, which the company hopes will show how we all belong together. The cereal was launched on Spirit Day, an event held on the third Thursday of October to bring awareness to the levels of bullying faced by the LGBTQ community. Participants are encouraged to wear the colour purple to show their support. Cereals included…

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Long-running Canadian news anchor Leslie Roberts comes out as gay

Leslie Roberts also said he had been prevented from coming out earlier. Long-running Canadian news anchor Leslie Roberts has publicly come out as gay. Leslie told viewers watching CTV Morning Live during a segment last week on National Coming Out Day (October 11). He told viewers: “I want to live an authentic life, and I want everyone who is watching this morning to know that I’m a gay man, and have been [out] since 1989.” He then added that when he initially came out, he was prevented from speaking about…

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Jim Parsons is developing a documentary looking at historical moments for the LGBTQ community

Jim Parsons has been busy since the end of The Big Bang Theory. Jim Parsons is teaming up with Love, Simon director Greg Berlanti to launch a new docuseries for the upcoming streaming service HBO Max, called Equal. Equal will be a four-part series documenting historical moments for the LGBTQ community and highlighting forgotten heroes. HBO Max says the series will feature high-end re-enactments of moments and never-before-seen-moments that are set to capture the emotions that were present at the time. Some of the LGBTQ campaigners and organisations to be…

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Gay Porn Star Blake Mitchell Debuts His First International BelAmi Scene

We knew it was coming, following gay porn superstar Blake Mitchell’s trip to Prague in the summer, and now it’s here – Blake’s fan-pleasing collaboration with BelAmi and their hot Eastern European boys. The name? “An American In Prague”. Makes sense… 25-year-old Blake Mitchell (also known as Lane Rogers in ‘real’ life) started his gay porn career at 18, first as a webcam model, then with Helix Studios, and now with CockyBoys and BelAmi. Last week, Blake’s fans were delighted to get a scene he filmed with none other than his…

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Israel Folau says he would “absolutely” post homophobic comments again

Israel Folau knew the posts would be “offensive” to a lot of people. Sacked rugby player Israel Folau has told the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) that not only did he know his homophobic social media posts would offend many, but that he would “absolutely” post them again. Back in 2018, he posted that “Hell awaited” gay people unless they repented their sins. And earlier this year, he shared another message warning that gay people would “end up in Hell” if they didn’t repent their sins. Following this post, he was fired. After…

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Former Dancing on Ice judge Jason Gardiner worries same-sex pairing could be used as “tokenism”

He also worried about it enforcing negative LGBTQ stereotypes. One of the original Dancing on Ice judges, who has been replaced for the new season by the legend that is John Barrowman, has shared his concerns over how the same-sex pairing will be presented. Earlier this month, ITV confirmed that the popular ice skating competition will partner celebrity contestant Ian ‘H’ Watkins – who shot to fame as part of chart-topping British pop group Steps in the late 1990s – with Dancing On Ice professional Matt Evers, a first for UK…

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We’ve put together your ultimate ‘Big Gay Night Out’ playlist

There’s only one rule here: Go big or go home. We’re a sucker for a massive club remix of a pop anthem, and you know we’d never say no to a big gay night on the town, so we decided to merge the two into a definitive GAY TIMES ‘going out’ playlist of epic proportions on Apple Music. We’re talking the best tracks by LGBTQ artists and allies that have been remixed to adrenaline-pumping effect – expect appearances from Troye Sivan, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Janelle Monáe, Little Mix, Miley Cyrus and…

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