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November 3, 2014

Will the universe’s most famous Time Lord transition to female? And if the next Doctor is a woman, what does that mean for the trans community?

With the timeless Time Lord now in his 12th – or is it 13th? – regeneration the transgenderated Doctor has yet to arrive. Yet a new twist to the BBC series, heavily hinted at, and confirmed on Saturday, has at last placed gender transition center stage.

For the Doctor’s oldest and most persistent single adversary, the Master, has returned – only this time, she has regenerated as the Mistress (or ‘Missy’ for short).

May 16, 2014

Tells excited fans on Twitter: 'It's true!'

When Arrow returns to The CW for its third season this fall, John Barrowman will be aboard as a series regular.

His Malcolm/Dark Archer character had appeared on a recurring basis during the show's first two seasons.

'It's true!' Barrowman tweeted to his Twitter followers on Thursday (15 May).

Series star Stephen Amell teased the news by tweeting a photo of himself with Barrowman's hands around his neck asking: 'What could go wrong?'

August 30, 2013

The British gay actor will star in Jonathan Groff San Francisco gay series, described as 'Queer as Folk' meets 'Girls'

British gay actor Russell Tovey has landed his first major US role in an eagerly awaited LGBT drama.

The ‘Doctor Who’ star will be joining the cast of ‘Looking’, HBO’s upcoming half-hour drama-comedy about the lives of a group of gay men living in San Francisco.

The 31-year-old is booked to play the recurring role of Kevin, an accomplished video game wunderkind who has achieved financial and critical success at a young age.

Kevin, who is gay, works closely with Patrick, the show’s lead, played by Jonathan Groff.

July 3, 2013

Couple has been together for 20 years and had civil partnership in 2006

John Barrowman is now officially a married man.

Torchwood's Capt. Jack Harkness, currently starring in the US series Arrow, broke the news Tuesday evening via Twitter that he and Scott Gill had tied the knot.

Barrowman tweeted out a photo of the couple holding their marriage license with this message: 'We are now Legally Married. Thanks for all your great wishes. Jb and Scott.'

Barrowman and Gill have been together since 1993 after Gill saw the actor in a play called The Rope.

July 3, 2013

Couple has been together for 20 years and had civil partnership in 2006

John Barrowman is now officially a married man.

Torchwood's Capt. Jack Harkness, currently starring in the US series Arrow, broke the news Tuesday evening via Twitter that he and Scott Gill had tied the knot.

Barrowman tweeted out a photo of the couple holding their marriage license with this message: 'We are now Legally Married. Thanks for all your great wishes. Jb and Scott.'

Barrowman and Gill have been together since 1993 after Gill saw the actor in a play called The Rope.

April 26, 2013

'They want to move forward, they want to try some different things'

When the BBC science fiction series Dr. Who was revived in 2005, John Barrowman began a recurring role as time traveler Captain Jack Harkness.

The 51st century character proved so popular that Barrowman was given his own spinoff series, Torchwood, which has run four seasons.

But Barrowman, currently co-starring of The CW series Arrow, will not be a part of an upcoming Dr. Who 50th anniversary television special.

It's a surprise to fans and to the actor himself.

April 26, 2013

'They want to move forward, they want to try some different things'

When the BBC science fiction series Dr. Who was revived in 2005, John Barrowman began a recurring role as time traveler Captain Jack Harkness.

The 51st century character proved so popular that Barrowman was given his own spinoff series, Torchwood, which has run four seasons.

But Barrowman, currently co-starring of The CW series Arrow, will not be a part of an upcoming Dr. Who 50th anniversary television special.

It's a surprise to fans and to the actor himself.

December 11, 2012

Gay actor has mysterious new role with Amell in new hit show Arrow

John Barrowman has shared plenty of kissing scenes with other men in his role as Captain Jack Harkness on Torchwood

In the current issue of TV Guide, the openly gay star  admits he wouldn't mind if similar scenes were written into his new role on The CW’s new hit show Arrow - especially if they also involve series star Stephen Amell.

Barrowman plays Malcom who he describes as a ‘troubled hero’ whose methods in attempting to clean up the city clash with those of the show’s hero.

December 11, 2012

Gay actor has mysterious new role with Amell in new hit show Arrow

John Barrowman has shared plenty of kissing scenes with other men in his role as Captain Jack Harkness on Torchwood

In the current issue of TV Guide, the openly gay star  admits he wouldn't mind if similar scenes were written into his new role on The CW’s new hit show Arrow - especially if they also involve series star Stephen Amell.

Barrowman plays Malcom who he describes as a ‘troubled hero’ whose methods in attempting to clean up the city clash with those of the show’s hero.

July 4, 2012

John Barrowman teams up with the Kaleidoscope Trust to launch a video campaign for global LGBT rights

Gay TV actor and presenter John Barrowman has launched a major new video campaign to win global support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

‘Imagine if it were illegal for you to be you? Well for millions of gay people it is. It should never be a crime to be gay,’ the 45 year old says.

The video shows footage of people being persecuted and attacked for having blue eyes or being short, parts of a person they can do nothing about. 

July 4, 2012

John Barrowman teams up with the Kaleidoscope Trust to launch a video campaign for global LGBT rights

Gay TV actor and presenter John Barrowman has launched a major new video campaign to win global support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

‘Imagine if it were illegal for you to be you? Well for millions of gay people it is. It should never be a crime to be gay,’ the 45 year old says.

The video shows footage of people being persecuted and attacked for having blue eyes or being short, parts of a person they can do nothing about. 

December 30, 2011

Scottish-American out gay actor John Barrowman goes from British sci-fi TV to do book on kids with special powers

Actor John Barrowman has branched out into writing with a children’s book coming out in 2012.

The fantasy novel is co-written with his sister Carole and is about a brother and sister team with special powers.

Barrowman said he was confident that both children and sci-fi fans would love the story.

December 30, 2011

Scottish-American out gay actor John Barrowman goes from British sci-fi TV to do book on kids with special powers

Actor John Barrowman has branched out into writing with a children’s book coming out in 2012.

The fantasy novel is co-written with his sister Carole and is about a brother and sister team with special powers.

Barrowman said he was confident that both children and sci-fi fans would love the story.