19th May 2015
June Brown: We had the most sensible sex education when I was at school 3
7:19 AM — Long-time Eastenders actress June Brown has opened up about sex education when she was at school, saying she was given "the most sensible" education.
15th May 2015
EastEnders to introduce gay love interest for Ben Mitchell 7
11:37 AM — EastEnders is set to introduce a new male love interest for existing character Ben Mitchell.
8th March 2015
EastEnders bosses angry after ‘Kathy Beale’ announced as G-A-Y Porn Idol judge 13
4:29 PM — EastEnders bosses were reportedly left fuming, after reports that actress Gillian Taylforth had signed up to judge G-A-Y's Porn Idol competition.
7th March 2015
What was Kim Kardashian’s dress doing on an EastEnders market stall? 7
6:24 PM — An eagle-eyed viewer has spotted Kim Kardashian's VMA dress for sale - on Kat Slater's market stall in EastEnders.
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.
1st February 2015
EastEnders star Pam St Clement opens up about bisexuality
12:10 PM — EastEnders actress Pam St Clement has opened up about her bisexuality, and cheating on her husband with a woman.
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".
26th November 2014
Danny Dyer: I don’t know why I’m a gay icon 14
2:20 PM — Danny Dyer has said that he doesn't know why he is considered a gay icon.
18th November 2014
EastEnders star cut from Children in Need quiz after offending S Club 7 with anti-gay joke 50
5:57 PM — EastEnders actor Shane Richie was reportedly cut from a Children in Need quiz last Friday after offending members of S Club 7 by making an anti-gay joke.
14th November 2014
Actor Sam Strike confirms exit for gay Eastenders character 14
4:53 PM — Eastenders actor Sam Strike, who plays gay character Johnny Carter on the soap, has confirmed his exit from the show.
13th November 2014
Eastenders star ‘dumps boyfriend’ over gay S&M porn videos 56
5:22 PM — Newspapers are reporting that EastEnders actress Lorna Fitzgerald has broken up with her boyfriend, after discovering her sports therapist boyfriend in gay porn videos.
7th November 2014
Interview: Lord Cashman on Thatcher’s hair, returning to EastEnders and equalising the age of consent 10
5:57 PM — PinkNews caught up with the newly appointed Labour peer and global LGBTI envoy Lord Cashman, to talk about performing the first gay kiss in British soap history, how he veered from EastEnders into politics and his direct impact on Tony Blair's decision to address the ban on homosexuals in the army.
31st October 2014
Michael Cashman: Barbara Windsor set me up with my late partner Paul 5
1:45 PM — Newly appointed Labour LGBT global envoy, Lord Cashman, has revealed he met his late civil partner, Paul Cottingham at a party hosted by former EastEnder's colleague Barbara Windsor who introduced them.
29th October 2014
EastEnders lesbian abuse storyline based on ‘real experiences’ 1
12:23 PM — Domestic violence charity Broken Rainbow has opened up about helping to create the ongoing lesbian abuse storyline in EastEnders.
20th May 2014
Eastenders’ lesbian couple to start a family, actress confirms 3
6:11 PM — A lesbian couple in popular BBC soap Eastenders are to try for a baby, actress Luisa Bradshaw has confirmed.
2nd May 2014
Natalie Cassidy: I was ‘naive’ to quit Eastenders over lesbian storyline 13
12:18 PM — Eastenders actress Natalie Cassidy has admitted she was 'naive' to quit the soap after her character was involved in a lesbian storyline.
14th February 2014
Video: Eastenders’ Sam Strike ‘helped people to come out’ through character revealing he is gay 4
2:50 PM — Eastenders actor Sam Strike, who plays new gay character Johnny Carter in Eastenders has said he has had letters saying his on-screen coming out "helped people to come out" as gay, and that it was "worth it.
31st January 2014
Eastenders star Danny Dyer: I’m proud I’ve helped gay men to come out 6
1:41 PM — Danny Dyer says he’s proud that his recent storyline in Eastenders has helped gay men to be open with their sexuality.
23rd January 2014
Eastenders actress slams Nigeria’s anti-gay law as ‘absurd’ 2
7:00 PM — Actress Luisa Bradshaw-White has criticised Nigeria and other African countries for pushing ahead with anti-gay legislation.
10th January 2014
Eastenders star Gary Lucy slams gay kiss complaints: ‘Get with the times!’ 5
6:42 PM — Eastenders actor Gary Lucy has hit back at those who complained about a gay kiss scene in an episode last week, and said that the scene inspired someone to come out to their parents.