10th December 2014
Did Benedict Cumberbatch just out Sherlock as gay? 20
7:24 PM — Benedict Cumberbatch has hinted that his character in the hit BBC series Sherlock prefers men to women.
24th November 2014
Michelle Gomez on playing ‘gender-switched’ Doctor Who villian 14
3:59 PM — Michelle Gomez has spoken about playing a Doctor Who character that was previously male.
1st November 2014
Iconic Doctor Who villain makes shock return as a woman 53
9:48 PM — Iconic Doctor Who villain the Master has made a surprise return to the show - as a woman.
31st August 2014
Banned lesbian lizards, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:53 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
30th August 2014
BBC cuts Doctor Who lesbian kiss from Asian broadcasts 19
10:11 PM — The BBC cut a scene containing a lesbian kiss out of Asian broadcasts of Doctor Who, according to reports.
28th August 2014
Ofcom will not investigate Doctor Who lesbian kiss following six complaints 43
2:03 PM — Following half a dozen complaints referring to a brief lesbian kiss on Doctor Who as "gratuitous" and "inappropriate", Ofcom has said it will not face an investigation.
24th August 2014
Doctor Who features first lesbian kiss 184
11:59 AM — Doctor Who has been criticized for featuring an on-screen lesbian kiss for the first time ever, in last night's season première.
12th August 2014
Photos: Gay couple takes Doctor Who themed engagement photos 13
6:49 PM — Devoted Doctor Who fans decided to queer the series for their engagement photos. And the results are fabulous.
8th August 2014
Doctor Who premiere to feature lesbian kiss 31
12:59 PM — The first episode of Doctor Who's new season will feature a lesbian kiss, it has been revealed.
21st July 2014
New Russell T Davies online series seeks ‘real gay sex stories’ 1
1:45 PM — A new online series from Russell T Davies is looking for people to share real stories about their sexual experiences.
4th July 2014
Russell T Davies: Why aren’t there gay characters in Star Wars? 45
6:07 PM — Queer as Folk creator Russell T Davies has claimed there are "vast empires" of shows where gay people don't exist.
14th June 2014
John Barrowman awarded MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List 54
11:16 AM — Actor and singer John Barrowman has been awarded an MBE for services to entertainment and charity.
3rd July 2013
Dame Helen Mirren: The next Doctor Who should be a gay black woman 28
12:46 PM — Killing rumours that she is the next in line to kill the Daleks in the title role of Doctor Who, Dame Helen Mirren has said that the next Doctor should be gay
8th June 2013
YouGov poll: Next Doctor Who actor being straight less important than being male and British 46
10:32 AM — A YouGov survey has found that the sexuality of the next actor to play the Doctor matters to 15% of people, but it rates as less important than being British, male, or white.
4th May 2013
Norman Tebbit: Ban on straight civil partnerships is discrimination, ban on gay marriage is not 137
11:23 AM — The former Conservative Party chairman Norman (Lord) Tebbit has told a PinkNews reader that the ban on same-sex marriage is not discriminatory, but the current system of not allowing heterosexual couples to enter into a civil partnership is.
1st May 2013
Gay actor Russell Tovey: ‘It might be more of a risk for me to play a gay character’ 28
7:01 PM — Russell Tovey says he believes his career is unique because he always plays straight characters.
23rd June 2011
Russell T Davies: ‘Cameron and Clegg are evil’ 76
5:31 PM — Doctor Who writer Russell T Davies has launched an outspoken attack on David Cameron and Nick Clegg over spending cuts to the BBC. Davies, who is one of the BBC's most senior writers, called the leaders "savage and evil people" and claimed the Conservative Party was "buffoonish" but "lethal as a laser".
18th March 2011
Preview: Doctor Who star Matt Smith goes gay in Christopher And His Kind 53
11:12 PM — Matt Smith, the 11th Doctor Who stars as Christopher Isherwood, in BBC Two's Christopher and His Kind, on Saturday. The one-off drama charts the life of the gay author of A Single Man.