8th April 2015
Coronation Street to feature ‘homophobic B&B owner’ storyline 13
12:53 PM — Coronation Street is to feature a storyline in which a homophobic hotel owner refuses to give a room to two gay men.
15th March 2015
Coronation Street star: I get abuse for playing a gay vicar 13
12:57 PM — Coronation Street star Daniel Brocklebank has opened up about receiving harsh comments over his role as a gay vicar on the soap.
29th January 2015
Julie Hesmondhalgh: Corrie fans might be surprised by my Cucumber role 4
5:24 PM — Actress Julie Hesmondhalgh says that Coronation Street fans could have a hard time reconciling her Cucumber character with Hayley Cropper.
19th January 2015
Antony Cotton: There’s two gay players on every football team 41
11:28 AM — Coronation Street star Antony Cotton has claimed that there is on average "two or three" gay players on every football team.
25th September 2014
Coronation Street to introduce gay vicar in ‘modern relationship’ storyline 15
10:44 AM — Coronation Street is set to introduce a gay vicar character into Weatherfield.
10th September 2014
First ever real-life couple marry in Corrie’s Rovers Return 1
10:20 AM — A couple have become the first ever to marry in Coronation Street's famed Rovers Return Inn.
27th August 2014
Watch: Coronation Street cast release music video for Manchester Pride 6
1:01 PM — The cast of Coronation Street have released a music video to celebrate Manchester Pride.
20th August 2014
Coronation Street star: Gays tell me I’m ‘a disgrace’ to the community 49
6:17 PM — Out Coronation Street actor Antony Cotton has spoken about being ridiculed for his character, and being told that he is a "disgrace" to the gay community.
6th May 2014
Ex-Coronation Street star Julie Hesmondhalgh to appear in new Channel 4 gay drama
12:27 PM — Former Coronation Street star Julie Hesmondhalgh is to appear in a new drama about the lives of a gay couple by Russell T Davies.
30th April 2014
Corrie star reflects on ‘daunting’ first lesbian kiss scene 5
1:27 PM — A Coronation Street actress has said she found the idea of a lesbian on-screen kiss "daunting", but that she came around to the idea.
27th February 2014
Ofcom ‘will not investigate’ Corrie over gay kiss complaints 3
4:20 PM — Broadcasting regulator Ofcom has confirmed that it will not investigate Coronation Street over dozens of complaints made about a gay kiss.
Corrie gay kiss scene sparks complaints to Ofcom for being ‘sexually suggestive’ 35
12:07 PM — Ofcom, the broadcasting regulator, has received a number of complaints about a gay kiss scene in Coronation Street.
21st January 2014
Coronation Street says goodbye to its first transgender character 4
1:12 PM — Coronation Street star Julie Hesmondhalgh has talked about last night’s moving episode where the character she has played for 16 years ended her life.
6th January 2014
Interview: Charlie Condou talks about leaving Coronation Street and being a gay parent 13
1:55 PM — In an exclusive interview with PinkNews.co.uk, Charlie Condou talks openly about being a gay parent and his reasons for leaving Coronation Street.
2nd December 2013
Coronation Street star Michelle Collins: My gay friend died from AIDS and his family never accepted him
2:55 PM — Actress Michelle Collins explains to PinkNews why she has long supported the work of the Terrence Higgins Trust and recalls how she lost a close friend to an AIDS-related illness.
22nd August 2013
Why did the Daily Star ‘out’ actor Charlie Condou as a gay parent given that it wasn’t a secret? 28
6:54 PM — Openly gay Coronation Street actor Charlie Condou, has become involved in a confusion started by a Daily Star front page which suggested that his children were a secret, despite him regularly writing a popular column about them.
Exclusive: Coronation Street actor John Michie backs equal marriage for Scotland 4
2:20 PM — Coronation Street star John Michie has voiced his support for equal marriage in Scotland as part of the Equality Network’s It’s Time video campaign.
24th July 2013
Albert Kennedy Trust opens housing project for young homeless LGBT people 10
1:06 PM — The LGBT youth homeless charity the Albert Kennedy Trust has announced the launch of its ‘Purple Door’ housing project for LGBT young people facing homelessness.
5th June 2013
Ex-Coronation Street actor says he ‘dabbled with homosexuality’ but denies abuse allegations
4:45 PM — Former Coronation Street actor Andrew Lancel told police he had "dabbled" with homosexuality when he was younger but categorically denied having any sexual relations with "minors or children", a court has heard.
22nd April 2013
Review: Beautiful Thing – 20 years on, this gay love story is still beautiful 6
10:22 AM — With its tender optimism, 20 years since its debut, Jonathan Harvey's Beautiful Thing offers a chance for reflection, both positive and poignant on the story of same sex love in the present day.