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April 19, 2013

Show about high school glee club has gay couples and transgender character

In a major vote of confidence, Fox announced today that it has renewed Glee for two more seasons.

The show, currently in its fourth year, includes several LGBT characters including gay glee club members Kurt and Blaine, lesbian cheerleader Santana, and transgender student named Unique.

Lesbian actress Jane Lynch won an Emmy in 2010 for her performance as cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester and openly gay actor Chris Colfer won a Golden Globe Award in 2011 for his performance as Kurt.

August 16, 2012

Kurt and Blaine begin season four in different places

When Glee kicks off its fourth season next month, gay couple Kurt and Blaine will no longer be strolling the halls of William McKinley High School together.

As Blaine (Darren Criss) begins his senior year, boyfriend Kurt (Chris Colfer) has graduated and is off to New York to pursue his career as a performer.

These high school sweethearts may be heading in different directions by the fourth episode of the new season.

August 7, 2012

Ryan Murphy reveals another musical number than never made it to air

Glee creator and executive producer Ryan Murphy shared with fans a never-before-aired holiday scene between the show's gay couple Kurt and Blaine.

It was a charming and romantic scene that ended up on the cutting room floor due to time constraints.

On Monday, Murphy shared another un-aired scene with Kurt (Chris Colfer) and Blaine (Darren Criss) with an entirely different dynamic. The couple, accompanied by fellow McKinley High glee club members, head over to Blaine's former school, Dalton Academy, to check out the competition.

August 7, 2012

Ryan Murphy reveals another musical number than never made it to air

Glee creator and executive producer Ryan Murphy shared with fans a never-before-aired holiday scene between the show's gay couple Kurt and Blaine.

It was a charming and romantic scene that ended up on the cutting room floor due to time constraints.

On Monday, Murphy shared another un-aired scene with Kurt (Chris Colfer) and Blaine (Darren Criss) with an entirely different dynamic. The couple, accompanied by fellow McKinley High glee club members, head over to Blaine's former school, Dalton Academy, to check out the competition.

July 17, 2012

'I feel like those people should stop writing letters and get a hobby'

It was last fall that the Glee episode in which Chris Colfer's character of Kurt had sex with his boyfriend Blaine (Darren Criss) for the first time.

Even though the episode also featured the straight characters of Rachel (Lea Michele) and Finn (Cory Monteith) also having their first sexual experience together, most of the backlash was focused on the gay couple.

Colfer talked about the controversy on ABC's The View Tuesday (17 July): 'I don't listen to those people. I feel like those people should stop writing letters and get a hobby.'

April 21, 2012

Straight characters Puck and Finn will swap bodies with gay couple Kurt and Blaine in an upcoming episode

In an upcoming episode, straight characters Puck and Finn will be swapping roles with Glee’s most famous gay couple Kurt and Blaine.

April 6, 2012

Says for a lot of people, Max is 'an honest representation of who they are'

The US television landscape has become increasingingly populated with gay characters including Kurt and Blaine on Glee, Mitch and Cam on Modern Family, and a total of five characters on Smash.

Some would say that in one way or another, each of these characters fits into one stereotype or another people may have of a gay male.

Then there is Max Blum on the ABC comedy Happy Endings which just completed its second season this week.