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.
8th April 2015
Video game studio redesigns male character after complaints he is ‘too sexy’ 40
1:33 PM — Video game studio Square Enix have made modifications to an upcoming game - after complaints the male protagonist is "too sexy".
9th March 2015
House of Cards creator opens up about Frank Underwood’s sexuality 7
6:01 PM — House of Cards showrunner Beau Willimon has spoken about the sexuality of Kevin Spacey's character Frank Underwood.
Star Wars adds first lesbian character 8
3:01 PM — The Star Wars universe is set to add the first canon lesbian character in the franchise's history.
4th March 2015
Walking Dead actor: Women don’t want my character to be gay 16
11:42 AM — Normon Reedus has revealed that rumours his Walking Dead character is gay upset the show's female fans.
1st March 2015
EastEnders to introduce first transgender character 19
11:38 AM — EastEnders is set to introduce the first major transgender character in the soap's history.
28th February 2015
Matt Lucas: I dress up because I’m insecure about how I look 10
6:03 PM — Little Britain star Matt Lucas has said that he is drawn to dress up as characters because he is unsatisfied about how he looks.
14th February 2015
Glee features 200-member transgender choir 10
4:57 PM — Glee has featured a choir made up of over 200 real-life trans people, as part of a storyline in which a character transitions.
23rd January 2015
Last Tango in Halifax writer: It’s a myth that lesbians always get killed off 24
3:18 PM — The writer of 'Last Tango in Halifax' has defended her decision to kill off a popular lesbian character.
19th January 2015
Billy Crystal: Gay TV scenes are ‘pushing too far for my taste’ 75
11:56 AM — Billy Crystal has claimed that modern gay storylines on TV shows are "pushing too far".
17th January 2015
WATCH: Glee character comes out as transgender 2
1:38 PM — Warning: This article contains spoilers. A character on musical TV show 'Glee' has surprised fans by coming out as a transgender man.
12th January 2015
Ex-EastEnders actor: I didn’t feel my character was necessary 37
11:39 AM — EastEnders star Sam Strike - who played gay character Johnny Carter on the soap, says he quit the soap because he didn't think his character was "necessary".
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’ 29
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.