American politics was filled with a sea of heterosexual faces, sometimes fiercely homophobic, but mostly irreverent towards the gay community, that was until Harvey Milk entered the political arena. Harvey Bernard Milk was born in the cold and wet winter […]
One of the last icons of Hollywood’s Golden Era, Carol Channing has died at the age of 97. As well as being a legend of some of Hollywood’s most glamorous years, the late Carol Channing was also celebrated as a […]
Although his time in politics was relatively short, Milk’s untimely death at the hand of Dan White, ensured that Harvey Milk would forever be held up as one of the most powerful and iconic men of politics the world has ever seen.
Cher is, without doubt, a major gay icon but why?
It’s the usual end of the day question in the office… ‘How much would it cost to hire Elton John to come and sing for us to pass the time’ – yes we have that much money we don’t know […]
She may have appeared on QVC, but really – Melania Trump a gay icon? The Trumps only entered the White House less than a week ago (fact checked) and already people are wondering whether President Trump’s wife and now the […]
What makes a gay icon I hear you ask? Well, there’s not actually a specific set of rules, if someone is an icon, it rarely needs to be said, it’s just known. But there are some celebrities who try desperately […]
Amongst the gay community (us gays) we like to have icons. Over the years we have called out quite a few. Ranging from Madonna & Kylie back in the day to more modern icons like Barack Obama, Lady Gaga or […]
For some time I have been of the opinion that any old celeb is declared a gay icon these days. It appears that all people have to do now is pander to the gay community, remove their clothes, camp it […]
We asked our readers to nominate and then vote on their favourite British gay icons. We had over 70 names nominated and then voted on by thousands of readers, giving us the 2015 Great British Gay Icon. Of course this […]
You might not know who Billy Strayhorn is but he was openly gay musician and composer in the 1940s when a time when homosexuality was deeply frowned upon. Billy Strayhorn is a jazz composer of colour who has often been […]