19th April 2015
BBC accidentally features Twitter hoaxer who calls Star Wars ‘racist and homophobic’ 22
5:04 PM — The BBC has admitted making a blunder after inviting a Twitter hoaxer onto a World Service programme to discuss Star Wars, which he described as "racist and homophobic".
9th March 2015
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 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.
27th June 2014
Sir Ian McKellen: Alec Guinness ‘begged’ me not to fight for gay rights 21
8:53 PM — Sir Ian McKellen has revealed that Star Wars actor Alec Guinness warned him against getting involved in the gay rights movement.
6th June 2014
Star Wars legend Carrie Fisher tells Alan Carr: ‘Don’t out C3PO!’ 26
11:50 AM — Carrie Fisher did not see the funny side when Alan Carr suggested he should have the role of C3PO because the robot is "a bit gay."
13th May 2013
Nintendo to ‘fix’ bug which allowed male same-sex relationships in computer game 9
1:44 PM — Computer game giant Nintendo has addressed a "bug" in one of its popular titles, which allowed male same-sex couples to have relationships, get married and have children. Despite calls from users to keep the feature, Nintendo has issued a statement to say it will "fix" the issue.
20th March 2013
Scottish Government responds to claims that same-sex marriage will lead to Star Wars inspired Jedi marriages 30
4:50 PM — The Scottish Government has responded to claims that plans for equal marriage in Scotland could also pave the way for Star Wars Jedi marriages.
5th March 2012
Video: Gay romance an option in new Mass Effect game 17
4:22 PM — A first look at footage of a much-vaunted gay relationship in video game Mass Effect 3 has emerged ahead of the game's general release tomorrow.
24th February 2012
Interview: Darren Hayes on marriage, children and the mid-life crisis that shaped his new album 8
10:05 AM — Laurence Watts talks to Darren Hayes about music, Star Wars auditions and marrying his high school girlfriend before the realisation he was gay changed his life.
31st January 2012
Rebel alliance slams Star Wars game over gay characters 32
10:04 AM — It could be described as a period of uncivil war, the Family Research Council striking from a hidden base in Washington, DC, attempting to win their first victory against the Bioware gaming empire. Only in this case, the empire seems to be doing good.