Stephen Fry getting married to his boyfriend: but he’s not gay
Stephen Fry is to marry Elliott Spencer.
How do the paper report this joyous occassion between two consenting adults?
The Sun focuses on the age gap:
The Daily Mail goes for the age gap, too:
‘It looks like a certain cat is out of a certain bag’: Stephen Fry, 57, to marry toyboy lover 30 years his junior following whirlwind romance and says he’s ‘very, very happy’
The BBC goes with “partner”:
The Guardian opts for “comedian”:
Stephen Fry has told fans he is “very, very happy” to announce his engagement to the comedian Elliot Spencer despite having hoped for a private wedding.
The Indy agrees:
Stephen Fry confirms he’s set to marry comedian Elliot Spencer: ‘It looks as though a certain cat is out of a certain bag’
Not a single newsreport in any of the mainstream papers mentions the words “gay” or “homosexual”.
Is this progress?
Stephen Fry is getting married. Just don’t mention for ‘g-word’…