11th May 2015
Dan Savage’s sitcom picked up by ABC 7
4:48 PM — A sitcom based on the life of LGBT advocate Dan Savage has been picked by up by ABC and will air this autumn.
25th April 2015
Bruce Jenner comes out as trans: ‘For all intents and purposes, I’m a woman’ 7
9:40 AM — Former Olympian Bruce Jenner has come out as transgender in an interview with ABC and asked to be referred to using male pronouns.
15th April 2015
Watch: Latest trailer for Bruce Jenner interview
3:04 PM — A trailer for an interview with Bruce Jenner shows the former Olympian saying: "My whole life has been getting me ready for this".
12th April 2015
Boy George praises ‘very brave’ Bruce Jenner ahead of interview
12:10 PM — Boy George has spoken out to praise Bruce Jenner - who is set to make a personal revelation in an interview later this month.
6th April 2015
ABC News confirms ‘far-ranging’ interview with Bruce Jenner to air later this month 2
7:04 PM — ABC News has confirmed it is planning to air a "far-ranging" interview with Bruce Jenner - in which the former Olympian is widely expected to come out as transgender.
6th March 2015
TV exec defends youngest ever gay kiss on ‘The Fosters’ 19
1:33 PM — The executive producer of ABC drama The Fosters has spoken out to defend what is thought to be the youngest ever gay kiss on TV.
27th January 2015
ABC making sitcom about Dan Savage’s life 9
2:35 PM — ABC has ordered a comedy pilot about the life of gay activist Dan Savage.
14th October 2014
Australia: TV station defends live transphobic tweets as ‘appropriate for broadcast’ 5
3:42 PM — An Australian television station has defended itself from backlash after it aired transphobic tweets on a Q&A panel show.
5th June 2014
Watch what happens when a gay couple are made to leave a restaurant for kissing 34
6:52 PM — This hidden camera show has explored what happens when a gay couple is abused or asked to leave a restaurant for making a public display of affection - and there is definitely a mixed bag of reactions.
12th May 2014
ABC paying for New York same-sex weddings ahead of ‘Modern Family’ marriage 1
6:06 PM — Fans of Modern Family will be pleased to know that the on screen couple, Mitch and Cam, are finally getting married. In celebration of this, the American television network ABC, are footing the bill for lucky New York couples.
27th March 2014
Ty Burrell: Modern Family is ‘helping normalise’ gay marriage 1
6:38 PM — Modern Family star Ty Burrell has said the show has helped 'plant the seed' for the idea of gay marriage.
Jennifer Lopez wins GLAAD award for ‘The Fosters’ 1
5:32 PM — Jennifer Lopez has won a prestigious GLAAD award for her work on TV series 'The Fosters'.
12th February 2014
This local TV host perfectly points out the hypocrisy of homophobia in sport 16
11:08 PM — A US local newscaster has pointed out the double standards that apply to acceptance in sports. He asks why it is that the public can accept convicted criminals but not gay people as top class sportsmen.
US ‘Bachelor’ star: ‘I’m not homophobic, I have a gay cousin’ 21
4:41 PM — Juan Pablo Galavis, a US TV star who said that gay people shouldn't be on TV because they are 'more pervert', has denied he is homophobic as he has 'a cousin who is gay'.
20th January 2014
US ‘Bachelor’ star apologises for ‘pervert gays don’t belong on TV’ comments 17
7:25 PM — A star of US television series ‘The Bachelor’, has apologised for saying he didn’t think gay people should be seen on television because it’s “too hard”.
19th January 2014
US TV star who claimed ‘gays don’t belong on television’ says comment was taken out of context 13
1:48 PM — Juan Pablo Galavis, the US TV star who caused a stir recently after saying he didn't think gay people should be seen on television because they are "more pervert," has apologised, saying his comment was meant to imply that gay people are "more affectionate and intense."
30th December 2013
Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts confirms she’s in a same-sex relationship 2
10:48 AM — Robin Roberts, co-host of Good Morning America, has acknowledged publicly for the first time her long-standing relationship with a woman.
14th October 2013
NOW: Disney reveals first bisexual character in fantasy television series 15
8:41 PM — A character in hit Disney-ABC series Once Upon A Time, was revealed to be bisexual in a scene of unrequited love on Sunday.
11th October 2013
Survey by GLAAD shows drop in LGBT representation on US television 1
1:40 PM — Fewer gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender characters are part of the new US TV season compared to last year, LGBT media advocacy group GLAAD has revealed.
26th September 2013
Modern Family TV gay couple to wed as season premier features proposal
8:00 PM — Popular US television show Modern Family featured a same-sex marriage proposal this week after calls for the gay characters to get hitched.