14th May 2015
The Simpsons could be about to lose an iconic gay character 3
12:53 PM — Waylon Smithers could be set to exit The Simpsons - after the character's voice actor announced plans to step away from the animated show.
25th March 2015
Turkish cartoonists fined for implying President is gay 7
1:03 PM — Two Turkish cartoonists have escaped jail for suggesting President Tayyip Erdogan is gay.
20th November 2014
WATCH: The gay ‘cat porn’ intended to promote safe sex 1
4:56 PM — Ahead of World AIDS Day on 1 December, a bizarre new way to promote safer sex has been launched in the form of cartoon cat porn.
9th November 2014
Kellogg’s under fire for using Tony the Tiger in pride ads 40
4:52 PM — Cereal manufacturer Kellogg's has been condemned by anti-gay groups for putting Frosties mascot Tony the Tiger on a pride advert.
5th February 2014
11-year-old boy bullied for liking ‘gay’ My Little Pony attempts suicide, may have brain damage 105
2:31 PM — An 11-year-old boy who attempted suicide after homophobic bullying could have permanent brain damage, it has been reported.
15th May 2013
US: Lawyer tweets cartoon suggesting gay scout leaders would trick boy scouts into sex 21
2:54 PM — A Christian lawyer in the US has tweeted a cartoon which suggests that, if the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), lifted its ban on gay scout leaders, as well as possibly lifting the ban on gay members, gay men will use the position to sexually abuse scouts.
8th November 2011
French paper publishes “gay Mohammed” cartoon 102
10:32 AM — The paper, Charlie Hebdo, had had its offices firebombed when it announced the prophet would be guest-editing.
5th September 2011
Video: Google pays tribute to late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury 19
2:59 PM — Google has paid tribute to late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury with an animated 'Google doodle' on its homepage. Today would be the gay singer's 65th birthday. The search engine is celebrating with a cartoon of the star which features 1978 Queen hit 'Don't Stop Me Now'.
3rd February 2011
Clinton Cards withdraws ‘batty boy’ card after gay protests 40
5:18 PM — Clinton Cards has apologised for a greetings card which features a character called ‘Batty Boy’. The retailer apologised for causing offence this afternoon and said the card was being withdrawn from stores.
Clinton Cards sells ‘batty boy’ card 56
4:04 PM — Clinton Cards has been criticised for selling a greetings card which features a character called 'Batty Boy'. The card shows a cartoon Batman and his new sidekick, who has a limp wrist and an earring.
21st January 2011
Comment: Daily Mail ‘neo-Nazi’ gay cartoon incites hatred based on sexuality 81
1:27 AM — PinkNews.co.uk reader Nick Lowe argues that the publication by the Daily Mail of a cartoon which depicts a gay couple checking in to a Christian run hotel as 'neo-Nazis' incites hatred of homosexuals.
20th January 2011
Daily Mail cartoon ‘depicts gay couple as neo-Nazis’ 89
11:57 AM — A Daily Mail cartoon appears to depict a gay couple as neo-Nazis. One of the men in the scene has a swastika tattooed on his arm.
5th January 2011
‘Princess boy’, 5, inspires book about tolerance 21
10:16 AM — An American mother has published a cartoon picture book about her five-year-old son's love of wearing pink dresses. Dyson Kilodavis, who calls himself a "princess boy", loves wearing pink and purple frothy dresses befitting a fairy or a ballerina.
18th January 2010
US student newspaper apologises for ‘gay-bashing’ cartoon 25
6:38 PM — The student newspaper of Notre Dame University in Indiana has had to apologise for a cartoon which joked about attacking gays.