British pop star Will Young was made to re-record tracks by music executives because his voice sounded “too gay”. Young told The Telegraph he only found out when he was in the studio to lay down his hit single Leave Right Now, which went to number one and sold more than half a million copies …

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It’s taken a lifetime but Stanley Doran is about to live his dream. The 85-year-old former amateur boxer and deliveryman for “the Mob” is set to make his stage debut as a drag queen. Doran (pictured with his coach Fagulous) kept his sexuality a secret for decades, growing up at a time when male homosexuality …

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Drag queen RuPaul has been honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame, which was unveiled in a ceremony on Hollywood Boulevard. In accepting the honour, the creator of RuPaul’s Drag Race told the crowd that receiving a star was “absolutely the most important moment of my professional life”. “I wish for each …

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Will & Grace isn’t going away any time soon. The popular gay sitcom made its return last year, with Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally all returning, along with the show’s creators Max Mutchnick and David Kohan. The revived Will & Grace has proved a hit with viewers and NBC announced it …

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The annual Big Gay Day street festival at the Wickham Hotel last Sunday has resulted in a “big pay day” for the festival’s four charity partners. Venue manager David McKillop announced that the total monies raised on the day was $32,700. That equates to a $8175 donation to each of the charities – Australian Transgender …

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The Ad Standards panel has cleared Meat & Livestock Australia’s Summer Lamb campaign of being either racist or homophobic. MLA’s campaign, Lamb Side Story, which turned the wars between Australia’s left and right factions into a satirical West Side Story-style musical, was labelled in a complaint as “offensive”, “outdated”, “racist” and “homophobic”. The ad includes …

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Melbourne City councillor Rohan Leppert will contest the by-election for lord mayor in May. Cr Leppert, 33, was elected to Melbourne City Council in 2012 and heads its arts, culture and heritage portfolio. A by-election for lord mayor is being held after Robert Doyle resigned last month following accusations of sexual harassment made against him, …

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Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black have spilled the beans – it’s a boy! In revealing the gender of their baby-to-be, they hit back at critics over their decision to have a child via surrogacy. The star couple has encountered a lot of negative feedback since announcing their baby news last month. On Fearne Cotton’s …

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Qantas staff have been told to stop using certain “gender inappropriate” words that people may take offence to, particularly those in the LGBTI community. An information package was sent out to airline employees ahead of the company’s Spirit of Inclusion month, according to The Daily Telegraph. “We want Qantas to be an inclusive workplace and …

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Priscilla is back where she belongs – in the Imperial Hotel at Erskineville. The venue where parts of the famous movie Priscilla: Queen of the Desert were filmed, fell into disrepair and faded out of the spotlight. But Fraser Short and Scott Leach, who bought the run-down pub for $6.5 million in August 2015, have …

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