26th September 2014
Scott Mills: ‘You don’t have to dance with a man because you’re gay’ 13
1:49 PM — Scott Mills has shot down suggestions he should be paired with a male dance partner on Strictly Come Dancing.
10th September 2014
Strictly star James Jordan: Dance shows shouldn’t allow same-sex couples 46
12:38 PM — Strictly Come Dancing star James Jordan has said he doesn't think two men should be allowed to dance together on the show.
8th September 2014
Scott Mills denies Strictly is ‘homophobic’ after being given female dance partner 15
11:55 AM — Scott Mills has denounced claims that Strictly Come Dancing is "homophobic" for pairing him with a woman during last night’s launch.
26th August 2014
Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills is doing Strictly 8
11:39 AM — Scott Mills will be joining Strictly Come Dancing, the BBC Radio 1 DJ has confirmed.
6th August 2014
Strictly star Robin Windsor withdraws from show over back injury 1
1:18 PM — Strictly Come Dancing star Robin Windsor has dropped out of the show over a back injury.
3rd August 2014
Strictly Come Dancing stars back same-sex dance couples 28
6:37 PM — Several Strictly Come Dancing stars have come out in favour of allowing same-sex dance couples on the show.
26th July 2014
Marcus Collins: Strictly will have same-sex dance couples eventually
12:03 PM — Singer Marcus Collins has said it is only "a matter of time" before a same-sex dance partnership is allowed on Strictly Come Dancing.
25th April 2014
Graham Norton: I’m too lazy to host Strictly 5
3:31 PM — Graham Norton has played down talk of him succeeding Sir Bruce Forsyth as Strictly Come Dancing host.
3rd February 2014
UK: Reader tells newspaper: TV is obsessed with gays 44
2:00 PM — The Bristol Post has published a letter from a reader complaining that broadcasters are obsessed with gay people.
16th September 2013
Robin Windsor: Rugby star Ben Cohen wanted to dance with me on Strictly 20
4:19 PM — Strictly Come Dancing contestant and former rugby player Ben Cohen wanted Robin Windsor to be his dance partner on the show, it has been revealed.
6th July 2013
Gymnast Louis Smith: I’d go for Will Smith if I were gay because he’s very family orientated 23
8:09 PM — Artistic gymnast Louis Smith has spoken during an interview to say that he think it is easier for gay gymnasts to come out than other sports, and that he would go gay for Will Smith.
8th January 2013
Gok Wan: I want to do Strictly — but let me dance with a man 70
1:52 PM — Gok Wan says he would like to take part in the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, although he insists the show should allow same-sex dance couples.
24th December 2012
Louis Smith: I am happy to be a ‘gay icon’ — but remember, I am straight 87
11:10 AM — Having won this year’s Strictly Come Dancing, Olympian Louis Smith says he wants his gay fans to remember that he “fancies women”.
3rd December 2012
Olympic gymnast Louis Smith: ‘I’m a bit of a gay icon’ 75
10:20 AM — Since taking to the floor on Strictly Come Dancing Olympic gymnast Louis Smith says he’s become a gay icon.
15th August 2012
Same-sex ballroom championships come to Blackpool 5
10:05 AM — Same-sex international ballroom dancing championships are to be held in Blackpool this autumn.