New “Doctor Who” Companion Bill Is Gay - Dark Horizons

Since its 2005 reboot, The BBC's “Doctor Who” has been quite good about LGBTQ inclusion. From 51st century pansexual space adventurer Captain Jack Harkness (John Barrowman), to numerous guest characters, the series' nonchalanat gay character ...

'Doctor Who' Gets First Openly Gay Companion; Fans React on Twitter - TheWrap

“Doctor Who” will go into its new season next month with its first openly gay companion to the Doctor. In an interview with BBC published Friday, actress Pearl Mackie, who plays new companion Bill Potts, noted, “It shouldn't be a big deal in the 21st ...

'Doctor Who' Announces Bill Will Be The First Openly Gay Companion & It's About Time - Hollywood Life

It's official! The Doctor's next companion will be a lesbian! Here's why it's about damn time 'Doctor Who' features an openly gay partner in crime. We could already tell that Bill Potts (to be played by actress Pearl Mackie) would be a formidable final ...

Doctor Who Will Feature Its First Openly Gay Companion and We Can't Wait to Meet Her - The Mary Sue

In the vast galaxies of Doctor Who, LGBTQIA characters aren't new. Captain Jack Harkness, omnisexual extraordinaire, even got his own spin-off, Torchwood, where he was in a relationship with a man. River Song had a wife. But these portrayals have ...

Pearl Mackie To Play First Openly Gay Doctor Who Companion - We Got This Covered

Fans are eagerly awaiting Peter Capaldi's last series as the Doctor, which premieres on April 15th. One notable factor for the 53-year-old show is new companion Bill, played by Pearl Mackie. In a recent interview with the BBC, the actress confirmed ...

Doctor Who to feature first openly gay companion - EW.com

Bill Potts hasn't even made her first appearance yet, but she's already making history. It was revealed Friday in an interview with the BBC, that the latest Doctor Who companion is openly gay — something audiences will discover about her within ...

'Doctor Who' Reveals Bill as First Openly Gay Companion - ScreenCrush

New Doctor Who star Pearl Mackie will take on a much bigger role than The Doctor's newest companion, or our introduction to Peter Capaldi's replacement. As revealed in a new Season 10 preview, “Bill” will become the first full-time companion identified ...

'Doctor Who' announces show's first openly gay companion - NME.com

Doctor Who's next companion will be the first in the show's history to be openly gay. Pearl Mackie will play Bill Potts when the cult BBC show returns on April 15. The character replaces Jenna Coleman's Clara as the companion of Peter Capaldi's Twelfth ...

Doctor Who Is Getting Its First Openly Gay Companion - TV Guide (blog)

Doctor Who returns for its third (and final) season with Peter Capaldi as the Doctor April 15, and one of his new companions will be different than any other companion in the show's long history. Bill Potts (Pearl Mackie) is openly gay. "Yeah, Bill's ...

Giving Doctor Who a gay companion is Steven Moffat's smartest move yet. Now let's hope he keeps her alive - Telegraph.co.uk

For a 54-year-old show about a 2100-year-old character, Doctor Who has long been a trail-blazer. It started British TV's first merchandise boom and was one of the first programmes to use electronic music. It had Mary Whitehouse up in arms on a weekly ...

DOCTOR WHO Finally Gets Its First Gay Companion - Nerdist

Given the enormity of time and space, it feels pretty unbelievable that Doctor Who's not yet had an openly gay companion until 2017, but hey, better late than never, right? As if we weren't already jazzed on the arrival of Bill to the Whoniverse, on ...