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December 31, 2014

Gay character returns for a visit to Dalton Academy with Rachel - belts out a tune

Before he transferred to McKinley High to be with boyfriend Kurt and before he later joined Kurt in New York City, Blaine Anderson had a whole other life.

He was the star singer of The Warblers at Dalton Academy where he and his fellow classmates wore a nacvy blue sportscoat with red trim as part of a uniform.

On the 9 January two-hour season premiere of Glee, Blaine (Darren Criss) returns to Dalton Academy to inspire the current crop of singers there. He brings along his Broadway star pal Rachel Berry (Lea Michele).

December 30, 2014

Marshall Williams, a Canadian Idol finalist in 2008, plays Spencer

Kurt and Blaine won't be the only prominent gay male characters when Glee returns for its sixth and final season next month.

Marshall Williams will play Spencer, the quarterback at McKinley High School who is also a member of the glee club and who is also gay.

When casting for the role, the character was described this way: 'He's post-Glee gay — no one messes with him about his sexuality because he will kick their asses if they do.'

July 17, 2014

 I wouldn't want anyone to rush into things because they see two characters like them get married.

As Glee prepares to begin shooting its sixth and final season, gay high school sweethearts Kurt and Blaine are engaged and pursuing showbiz careers in New York City.

Blaine (Darren Criss) had proposed to Kurt (Chris Colfer) last fall in an elaborate production set to The Beatles All You Need is Love (see video below).

Colfer, who has won a Golden Globe Award and been nominated for an Emmy for his portrayal of Kurt, said this week he hopes the couple takes things slow.

October 31, 2013

Unconfirmed reports reveal Ryan Murphy is considering a series of episodes to deal with Russia's gay propaganda laws

Glee is considering moving one of the most well known gay characters to Russia.

In what appears to the Fox musical comedy-drama wishing to tackle the country’s gay propaganda laws, Kurt played by Chris Colfer could be moving out of New York City.

Speaking to E!’s Watch With Kristin, a source said: ‘We are mulling around the idea of moving Kurt to Russia.’

According to the unconfirmed reports, Ryan Murphy and the production team are considering three storyline options for the show’s final season.

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 3, 2012

Creator Ryan Murphy shares scene after reaching 500,000 followers on Twitter

Glee creator Ryan Murphy joined Twitter only days ago but he already has more than 100,000 followers.

As a thank you to fans for helping him to reach the milestone so quickly, Murphy shared with his followers a never-aired scene between Glee couple Kurt (Chris Colfer) and Blaine (Darren Criss) from last season's Christmas episode.

'Gleeks are the best fans in the world,' Murphy wrote on Twitter. 'Because you asked for is the long lost Klaine Box Scene.'

June 19, 2012

'There are more heterosexual couples that can show affection freely in schools than gay couples can'

When the characters of Rachel and Finn share one of their many kisses on Glee, no one thinks twice. But when Kurt and Blaine or Santana and Brittany lock lips, plenty of people do.

Some think any affection between same-sex couples is too much while others feel the gay couples and the straight ones should get equal smooching time.

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.