3rd January 2015
Desperate Housewives star retracts claim that gay stereotypes are like blackface 5
2:00 PM — Desperate Housewives star Tuc Watkins has retracted his claims that stereotypical gay characters are like blackface.
11th November 2014
Amazon and The Hut cause offence with ‘gay accent’ mouth spray 21
11:51 AM — Online retailers Amazon and The Hut Group have been criticised for selling a “gay accent” mouth spray.
5th May 2014
George Takei: Media was a soul-crushing monster that stripped gays of all humanity 4
8:56 PM — George Takei has claimed that when he was young, the media was "a soul crushing monster" that "stripped us of all humanity".
16th April 2014
Is Alan Carr’s new charity ad for PETA a clichéd stereotype or just harmless fun? 65
1:07 PM — Alan Carr’s new adverting campaign for animal charity PETA has sparked a mixed reaction on Twitter, with many accusing it of pandering to stereotypes.
24th March 2014
Gay Game of Thrones star: I’m happy to help fight stereotypes 3
8:54 PM — A gay Game of Thrones actor has said he's happy to have helped change some people's perceptions by coming out.
28th November 2013
Robbie Williams: ‘I am 49% gay because I love musical theatre’, but not sex with men 45
12:01 PM — Robbie Williams has spoken out about his sexuality, to say that he thinks he is "49% homosexual" because he loves musicals and "other things that are often associated with gays," but that he doesn't like having sex with men.
3rd June 2013
Baroness Knight: Parliament can’t help blind people see, so can’t help ‘artistic’ gays get married 129
7:13 PM — During the second reading of the Marriage (same sex couples) Bill, Tory peer Baroness Jill Knight, who introduced Section 28, compared being gay to being blind, said that gay people were "delightful, very artistic", and said the bill was "built on lies".
28th March 2013
Greece: Travel company launches homophobic TV ad campaign featuring predatory truck driver 109
1:11 PM — A travel company in Greece has launched a new TV ad campaign that appears to draw upon antiquated homophobic stereotypes of gay men.
23rd March 2013
Sony Pictures co-chairman: Hollywood has to ‘do better’ than allowing anti-gay slurs in films 20
1:55 AM — The co-chairman of Sony Pictures has spoken out about the damaging effect anti-gay slurs and offensive stereotypes can have, emphasising the importance of Hollywood's influence on changing public perception.
3rd January 2013
Video: Chris Colfer says he is ‘typecast’ and ‘pigeonholed’ for being gay 15
11:45 PM — Actor and writer, Chris Colfer, has addressed being openly gay as an actor and said that he felt like people have "made a big deal" out of his sexuality.
29th March 2012
Carson Daly apologises for gay joke 40
8:08 PM — The American broadcaster, Carson Daly, best known for hosting shows on MTV and NBC, was forced to apologise today after suggesting, in his radio show in Los Angeles, that gay people would not have been brave enough to restrain the pilot who recently went 'berserk' on a flight to Las Vegas.