22nd November 2014
Winnie the Pooh banned in Poland over ‘dubious sexuality’ 42
9:09 PM — Children's character Winnie the Pooh has been banned in a Polish town because of his lack of trousers and questionable sexuality.
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.
13th October 2014
Transparent creator: I will recruit a transgender writer for second season 5
7:20 PM — The creator of Amazon comedy-drama series Transparent has pledged to recruit a transgender writer for the show's second season.
25th September 2014
The Walking Dead star Norman Reedus reveals his character is ‘prison gay’ 28
5:14 PM — The Walking Dead actor Norman Reedus has partially confirmed rumours about his character Daryl's sexuality this week, revealing he has been playing him as "prison gay."
29th August 2014
The Walking Dead exec: We will introduce gay characters 2
5:12 PM — At least one gay character is to be introduced to zombie drama The Walking Dead, it has been confirmed.
17th August 2014
Uzo Aduba wins Emmy for lesbian Orange is the New Black character Crazy Eyes 2
11:37 AM — Actress Uzo Aduba has picked up an Emmy for playing lesbian Orange is the New Black character Crazy Eyes.
23rd July 2014
Watch: George Takei ‘shocked’ that comics icon Archie will be killed off saving gay friend 1
6:11 PM — George Takei has reacted to the news that comic character Archie will be shot while saving his gay friend Kevin Keller.
20th July 2014
New Dungeons & Dragons rules embrace sexuality and gender identity 130
7:02 PM — The new rules for roleplaying game Dungeons & Dragons embrace different gender expressions and sexualities for the first time.
18th July 2014
Hollyoaks actor Kieron Richardson engaged to long-term partner 2
3:20 PM — Hollyoaks actor Kieron Richardson has revealed that he is engaged to his long-term boyfriend.
9th June 2014
Sci-fi show Orphan Black introduces trans character
1:47 PM — Cult science fiction show Orphan Black has introduced a male transgender character.
6th November 2013
Samuel L Jackson confirmed to take on first ever gay role
2:12 PM — Outspoken LGBT ally and actor Samuel L Jackson has signed on to tackle his first ever role as a gay character in an upcoming film adaption of Stephen King's 'Cell.'
26th September 2013
Television show Two and a Half Men to introduce bisexual female character this week 5
8:15 PM — Popular US television programme Two and a Half Men is this week to introduce a new bisexual female character.
11th November 2011
George Michael: Eastenders gay storyline “scaring children” 99
9:32 AM — Musician's tweets say the soap opera should portray characters who do not "have a reason to live in fear".
17th January 2011
Anne Hathaway takes lesbian Glee role 20
3:35 PM — Anne Hathaway is to play a lesbian in Glee. The actress will play the lesbian aunt of gay character Kurt (Chris Colfer).
30th November 2010
Johnny Depp: Disney execs hated Jack Sparrow and thought he was gay 9
4:34 PM — Disney executives hated the character of Jack Sparrow and one questioned whether he was gay, Johnny Depp says. The actor, speaking about his Pirates of the Caribbean character, said that bosses at Disney were confused and annoyed by the creation.
4th November 2010
Vince Vaughn glad that gay joke will stay in film 16
6:44 PM — Actor Vince Vaughn says he is glad that a joke about 'gay' cars will stay in his latest film. He said the use of the word in The Dilemma "wasn't derogatory".
Glee attacked for ‘tranny slur’ 29
11:59 AM — US comedy Glee has been criticised for using the word 'tranny'. The show, which has been commended for its approach to LGBT issues, had a Rocky Horror-themed episode last week, in which the cast took on roles from the 1970s musical.
14th December 2009
EastEnders’ Syed to be outed on New Year’s Day 10
1:39 PM — Gay EastEnders character Syed Masood will be outed hours before his wedding on New Year's Day. The character is due to marry Amira Shah.