14th May 2015
The Simpsons could be about to lose an iconic gay character 3
12:53 PM — Waylon Smithers could be set to exit The Simpsons - after the character's voice actor announced plans to step away from the animated show.
10th March 2015
Simpsons co-creator who rescued ‘gay’ bull dies aged 59 6
11:48 AM — The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon, who paid to save a bull suspected of being gay from slaughter last year, has died aged 59.
1st December 2014
Simpsons co-creator explains why he spent £5,000 to save a gay bull 5
2:24 PM — The co-creator of The Simpsons has opened up about his decision to spend £5,000 to save a bull facing slaughter for being gay.
1st July 2013
Study: The Simpsons has helped gay men to come out due to portrayal of homosexuality 23
5:32 PM — A study has found that cartoon series the Simpsons, has helped to enable gay men to come out, because of they way it sympathetically portrays homosexuality.
6th November 2012
Channel 4 backpedals after censoring ‘gay’ from Simpsons’ episode 10
6:58 PM — Channel 4 says it was wrong to edit out the word "gay" from an episode of The Simpsons, which was shown by the UK broadcaster last weekend.
17th August 2012
Ukrainian public morality body claims Spongebob Squarepants is “gay” 39
11:10 AM — There are proposals afoot in the Ukraine to censor a number of children's television shows following a study by a conservative commission group who have deemed certain shows "a real threat" to the country's young, including Spongebob Squarepants, who was labelled "gay".
22nd May 2012
Video: Lady Gaga kisses Marge Simpson 11
1:59 PM — US pop-star and gay-rights campaigner Lady Gaga has shared an on-screen kiss with Marge Simpson, in the latest episode of the longest running cartoon-sitcom on television.