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The comedian referenced antigay tweets by Kevin Hart in eviscerating the gay Empire actor over reports that his attack was a hoax.

February 19 2019 3:51 PM

Portman's work to raise awareness of the HIV prevention method was a turning point for health care in the U.K.

February 12 2019 7:47 PM

The bisexual singer sparked outrage for his politically charged red carpet attire.

February 11 2019 3:51 PM

The A Star Is Born star is sweeping awards this weekend.

February 10 2019 5:15 PM Updated

The lesbian writer inspired millions with her story of queer love and the pain of the closet. 

February 10 2019 4:10 PM

The bisexual actress is taking heat for her defense of her Widows costar.

February 07 2019 1:35 PM

The Oscar nominee, who was being honored for Bohemian Rhapsody in Santa Barbara, Calif. spoke about the sexual abuse allegations leveled against Singer. 

February 03 2019 6:06 PM