A spokesperson for the drama said: "We can confirm that Gary is leaving EastEnders later this year and we wish him all the best for the future. The actor, who rose to fame in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks, went on Twitter to thank his fans. The Essex actor was responding to fans who were tweeting about his exit from EastEnders but mistakenly included the Twitter handle for telecommunications company EE. Danny Pennant is a bisexual character who has had relationships with both men and women in the programme. In December an episode which saw him kiss another male character, Johnny Carter, drew a small number of complaints from viewers. At the time, EastEnders writer Pete Lawson tweeted: ", and gay teens kissing on a soap still draws complaints.
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This is a list of soap opera characters who are lesbian , gay , bisexual or transgender " LGBT " , and the live action television and radio soap operas which feature them. Characters who are pansexual , asexual , non-binary and intersex are also included. Character orientation and gender identity can be portrayed on-screen, described in the dialogue or mentioned. Characters are listed by soap opera, and soap operas by country of origin. The Box is an Australian soap opera broadcast by The Network , which aired between February and October
The following is a sortable listing of soap operas or serial dramas which include central LGBT Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender themes or characters. EastEnders was the first UK soap to screen a gay kiss in , prompting outrage from viewers and the media who branded the programme "filth" and dubbed it "EastBenders". EastEnders has been at the centre of much controversy regarding its gay characters kissing on-screen.
She began acting in the late s and early s with continuing roles in several television series. Fairchild has also performed in theater and played guest roles on television comedies, including Murphy Brown for which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series , Roseanne , Cybill and Friends. Peppermint Show with host Jerry Haynes.