First up, a lesbian from the Netherlands was jailed for 18
months after her pivotal role in a sham wedding. Roqsilmar Marti
tried to marry a Nigerian man at an Essex church for immigration
purposes in Summer 2010, but was sensationally arrested at the
altar in a high-profile sting. Marti and her so-called groom,
Abraham Akinola, began custodial sentences in May.
Chaz Bono, transgender son of Cher and late Sonny Bono, premiered
his film Becoming Chaz on Oprah Winfrey's US network OWN.
The film follows the writer and performer as he underwent gender
reassignment surgery in 2008, removing his breasts but not his
female genitalia. Speaking to Winfrey, he said the change had
affected all his relationships - not least his long-term
partnership with Jennifer Elia.
In this month, British singer Jessie J (pictured) said that being
bisexual is easier for women.
The star said men are more likely to be judged for it, while
bisexual girls are seen as sexually adventurous. Speaking to The
Telegraph the singer said: "I've been with guys and I've been with
girls. And I kind of think it's about the person not the genitals.
A lot of people are like, 'Oh, she doesn't know what she is'. But I
definitely think my generation is more easy going about it."