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On This Gay Day: Reverend Jerry Falwell got upset about Teletubbies

Religious leader Jerry Falwell declares Tinky Winky is gay American religious leader Jerry Falwell declared on this day in 1999 that children’s television character Tinky Winky was gay. Falwell claimed there were many signs that the purple Teletubby was a homosexual. The British TV series had taken the world by storm in the late 1990’s […]

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Actor leaves gay role after previous homophobic comments highlighted

Actor leaves gay role after previous homophobic comments highlighted

Actor Oluwaseyi Omooba has stepped down from performing in an upcoming production of The Color Purple following previous anti-gay comments she’d made coming to light. The actor was set to play the lead role in the stage version of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel. Omooba was set to play the lead character of Celie – who […]

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