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Ian Mckellen turns 80

Sir Ian McKellen to make his grand return to the stage in ‘age, colour and gender-blind’ Hamlet

Sir Ian McKellen and Olly Alexander on a video call

Ian McKellen shares pearls of wisdom with Olly Alexander and proclaims ‘all gay men should be trans allies’

Sir Ian McKellen

Ian McKellen reflects on how MI6 lifting ban on gay spies quietly changed course of LGBT+ rights


6 queer stars we want to see drag GamesMaster kicking and screaming into the 21st century

Elliot Page, Jodie Whittaker and T'Nia Miller

5 incredible queer actors we want to see take over from Jodie Whittaker on Doctor Who

Ian McKellen receives the coronavirus vaccine while wearing a rainbow scarf and face mask

Ian McKellen wants to give the NHS ‘a big hug’ after receiving coronavirus vaccine: ‘I feel very lucky’

Ian McKellen and Will Smith

Will Smith refused to kiss another man on-screen. So Ian McKellen confronted him in the most Ian McKellen way possible

Tony Abbott

Government urged to ditch ‘homophobe’ Tony Abbott by Ian McKellen, Russell T Davies and leading LGBT+ activists

Dominic Cummings Ian McKellen

Sir Ian McKellen throws subtle shade at Dominic Cummings over his infamous Durham trip: ‘Some people don’t know how to behave’

Ian McKellen

Ian McKellen channels Gandalf while sipping red wine in teaser for major new Lord of the Rings reunion

Ian McKellen birthday 81 facts

10 extraordinary facts about LGBT+ rights pioneer and award-winning actor Sir Ian McKellen you probably never knew

Doctor Who

Russell T Davies reveals the two gay icons he wishes had replaced David Tennant in Doctor Who

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