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Doctor Who Spin-Off To Have Gay Lead

Doctor Who Spin-Off To Have Gay Lead

Upcoming Doctor Who spin-off show ‘Class’ will be featuring a gay lead character.  The news has come from show producers, who were planning on keeping the characters sexuality a non-issue until the show aired, but have chosen to make the announcement following the Orlando shooting. Author Patrick Ness, who is helming the upcoming series, has […]

BBC’s Trans Documentary ‘Swansea Sparkle’ Gets Things So Wrong

BBC’s Trans Documentary ‘Swansea Sparkle’ Gets Things So Wrong

Before I get into this in depth I want to make a couple of things very clear from the outset, firstly, this is my opinion and only reflects the view I myself had on the programme.  Secondly, any of the issues I have with the documentary are with the people who produced it, not towards […]

Is The BBC Supporting Anti-LGBT+ Views?

Is The BBC Supporting Anti-LGBT+ Views?

Yesterday saw yet another call for the BBC to take action against someone for anti-LGBT+ comments, and once again, the organisation has refused to act. The comments came in from Barry Humphries, the performer behind the drag personality Dame Edna, who claimed that transgender women are ‘self mutilating men’.   The transgender actress Rebecca Root […]

Drag Performer Barry Humphries To Trans Women ‘You’re A Self Mutilated Man’

Drag Performer Barry Humphries To Trans Women ‘You’re A Self Mutilated Man’

The world famous performer Barry Humphries, the man behind the drag alter ego Dame Edna Everage, has gone on record to support his close friend, and transphobe, Germaine Greer, calling trans women self mutilated men. During an interview with The Telegraph Humphries said that he agreed with the comments that Germaine Greer and her views […]

Boy Meets Girl Rom-Com on BBC2 Stars Transgender Actress

Boy Meets Girl Rom-Com on BBC2 Stars Transgender Actress

BBC2 has just released a trailer for a forthcoming six episode series called Boy Meets Girl, the first British rom-com featuring a transgender actress in a leading role. The official promotional release describes Boy Meets Girl, “Leo’s had a bad day. He’s been fired (again), is being given a hard time by his mum and, […]

Transgender Actress Bethany Black To Appear In Doctor Who

Transgender Actress Bethany Black To Appear In Doctor Who

The BBC has announced that transgender actress and comedian Bethany Black will be appearing in an upcoming episode of the 9th series of Doctor Who, making her the first transgender person to ever appear in the shows massive 52 year history. After the announcement Black took to Facebook and Twitter to celebrate the news with […]