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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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Star Trek team deliver the goods

Star Trek team deliver the goods

Star Trek: Beyond | Director: Justin Lin | Rated M | ★★★ The rebooted Star Trek team are back for their third outing. Now that we’ve gotten to know these new versions of Kirk, Spock, Chekov, Scotty, Uhura, McCoy and Sulu, it’s time to just dive into action overdrive. The Enterprise’s crew  takes a break from their […]

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Star Trek’s Mr Sulu is gay, but not everyone’s happy

Star Trek’s Mr Sulu is gay, but not everyone’s happy

Actor John Cho has revealed that his character Mr Sulu is gay and has a scene with his husband and child in the new Star Trek film. Cho was in Australia this week doing promotions for ‘Star Trek: Beyond and told the Herald Sun that the new film has a scene which makes it clear […]

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Supanova: Kristin Bauer Van Straten talks True Blood

Supanova: Kristin Bauer Van Straten talks True Blood

Supanova Pop Culture Expo is bringing the stars of page and screen to Perth this weekend for 3 days of meet and greets, merchandise and madness. Australia’s answer to Comic-con features the worlds of science fiction, animation, fantasy and more in an ultimate weekend of contemporary pop culture. Kristin Bauer van Straten, known for her […]

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Meeting Star Trek’s Major Kira

Nana Visitor has secured her place in TV history after playing Major Kira Nerys in seven seasons of Star Trek ‘Deep Space Nine’. The role of the former freedom fighter from the planet Bajor allowed Visitor to play a tough woman, a rare opportunity on television in the ’90s, but this actress has done so […]

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