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Paramount+ to host global Star Trek Day celebrations

Paramount+ to host global Star Trek Day celebrations

Boldly go where no one has gone before with Paramount+ and fans from around the world for a global live-streamed Star Trek Day celebration. Live from the Skirball Cultural Centre in Los Angeles, California, Star Trek Day will feature back-to-back, in-person conversations with cast members from the Star Trek Universe, along with exciting announcements and […]

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On This Gay Day: Actor and advocate Wilson Cruz was born

On This Gay Day: Actor and activist Wilson Cruz was born  Actor Wilson Cruz was born on this day in 1973. He first came to prominence playing queer teenager Rickie Vasquez on the 90s television series My So Called Life.  Cruz has gone on to play Angel in the Broadway touring production of Rent, and appeared in the TV […]

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‘Star Trek’ actor Mary Wiseman declares “I’m here and queer”

‘Star Trek’ actor Mary Wiseman declares “I’m here and queer”

Actor Mary Wiseman who plays Ensign Sylvia Tilly on the Netflix series Star Trek Discovery has shared in an interview that she is bisexual and identifies as queer. In an live video interview with website StarTrek.com Wiseman was answering questions from writer Dawn Ennis, but the chat was plagued by technical difficulties.  At one point Wiseman appeared […]

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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ season 3 welcomes trans & non-binary characters

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ season 3 welcomes trans & non-binary characters

For the first time in the series’ almost 50-year run, Star Trek will introduce transgender and non-binary characters in major roles with its next season. Star Trek: Discovery brought the long-running sci-fi series’ first canonical LGBTIQ+ characters to the small screen with Paul Stamets and Hugh Culber, and the show’s third season will introduce two new characters […]

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‘Star Trek’ legacy character revealed as queer in ‘Picard’ spinoff

‘Star Trek’ legacy character revealed as queer in ‘Picard’ spinoff

The Star Trek universe continues to boldly go where to person has gone before, with its latest series following the later years of the legendary Captain Jean-Luc Picard. Picard stars Patrick Stewart, reprising his role as the Captain of the USS Enterprise, featuring a number of cameos from characters from across the series that dates all the […]

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Anthony Rapp on playing Star Trek’s first fully fledged gay character

Anthony Rapp on playing Star Trek’s first fully fledged gay character

Trekkies and science fiction fans alike are buzzing with excitement as Star Trek’s latest instalment draws nearer to its premiere. LGBT+ fans of the series will finally see themselves boldly go where no-one has gone before, as not one but two queer characters join the cast of Star Trek: Discovery, and a gay relationship is given in-depth […]

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Wilson Cruz will play gay love interest in new Star Trek series

Wilson Cruz will play gay love interest in new Star Trek series

Wilson Cruz has signed up for the new Star Trek TV series, he’ll play the same-sex love interest of Anthony Rapp’s character. The most recent Star-Trek film made history when it included a brief scene where Lieutenant Sulu was shown to be in a same sex relationship, but this is the first time a gay […]

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Second out actor will head to the final frontier in Star Trek Discovery

Second out actor will head to the final frontier in Star Trek Discovery

The Star Trek series, known for pioneering diversity on television, is set to stay the course casting its second openly gay actor in the upcoming series. Maulik Pancholy will join out actor Anthony Rapp on the crew of the Discovery in the soon-to-be-released series of the same name. Pancholy, better known as Jack Donaghy’s doting assistant […]

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New ‘Star Trek’ series casts Anthony Rapp as openly gay officer

New ‘Star Trek’ series casts Anthony Rapp as openly gay officer

Rent star Anthony Rapp has signed onto the newest series in the Star Trek franchise as an openly gay Starfleet officer. Rapp will play Lieutenant Stamets in Star Trek: Discovery, an astromycologist and the series’ first original LGBT character since John Cho’s version of Hikaru Sulu was revealed to be in a same-sex relationship in J. J. […]

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New Star Trek series will include more gay characters

New Star Trek series will include more gay characters

A new Star Trek TV series is coming soon and the show’s creators have promised more gay characters will be included. The franchise which has included the original 1960’s show alongside the spin off series ‘The Next Generation’, ‘Deep Space Nine’, ‘Voyager’ and ‘Enterprise’. Not to mention six feature films featuring the original cast and […]

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