The BBC has advised staff to take up the "small, proactive step" in order to make transgender and non-binary colleagues feel more welcome.
The Commons Leader urged the BBC to reconsider after it confirmed it will scrap the free television licence fee for over-75s in August.
The broadcaster said the cost-cutting steps to shake-up regional television news and local radio in England will lead to 450 job losses.
The BBC has committed to ensuring that 20 per cent of crew members in network commissions are from diverse backgrounds from April next year.
Former Labour MP Kate Hoey has compared the media’s coverage of the coronavirus pandemic to that of the Brexit debate.
Dan said the conclusion that the Dominic Cummings coverage had not met impartiality standards showed Newsnight was a ‘left-wing operation'.
Lord Hall has faced the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee over whether the BBC reflects the "thought diversity" in Britain.
Protesters from campaign group We Own It rallied against ending the BBC licence fee, defending the corporation as a "national treasure".
BBC boss Lord Hall has said he believes the licence fee is here to stay, despite ideas to replace it with a subscription service.
The presenter has agreed payment after winning an equal pay claim last month, with those involved saying they want to "focus on the future".
Huw Merriman has accused government aides of a "vendetta" against the BBC after reports that Downing Street may scrap the licence fee.
Mike Graham has blasted a the BBC's Kamal Ahmed, who was forced to apologise after accepting a £12,000 payment for speaking at an event.
The Culture Secretary, Baroness Morgan has said the BBC needs to "move with the times" or it could go the same way as collapsed video rental firm Blockbuster
'Persistent and systematic' stalker harassed the Newsnight presenter for more than 25 years, writes Bethany Papworth
The BBC has announced cuts to some of its major news platforms in a bid to “reduce duplication” and save £80 million.
“Reluctant whistle-blower” John Sweeney demanded a “thorough investigation” into BBC News and Current Affairs.
The broadcasting watchdog said the BBC needs "bolder plans" to tackle falling views among young people.
She refused to discuss an impartiality row that was sparked when she condemned Donald Trump for comments he made about his political rivals.
Sports broadcaster Gary Lineker has retained his title as the BBC’s highest paid presenter, earning £1.75 million last year.
A solicitor who questioned the Tory leadership candidates in a TV debate has become the second man to be suspended from their job.
The BBC has defended itself after tweets from an imam who questioned the Tory leadership candidates during a televised debate were revealed.
The six Conservative MPs hoping to be the next party leader are set to face a second round of votes today.
The comedian has apologised for making a “crass” joke about throwing battery acid on politicians.
A comment made by Jo Brand about throwing battery acid at politicians is being assessed by the Metropolitan Police.
Conservative leadership contenders Andrea Leadsom and Esther McVey have criticised the BBC’s decision not to continue with free TV licences for all over-75s.
Broadcaster Ian Wright has said that the Women’s FIFA World Cup “does not need” male pundits.
Media commentator Paul Connew has described Danny Baker’s tweet, in which he shared a photo of a monkey in response to the birth of a royal baby, as a “professional suicide note”.
A professor of psychology has said that the BBC "had almost no choice” but to sack presenter Danny Baker, after he posted a tweet in which he joked about the royal baby using a picture of a monkey.
Andrew Bridgen, a member of the European Research Group, has described David Lammy as “not the sharpest tool in the box” after the Labour MP defended comparing the ERG to the Nazi party.
Telegraph columnist Charles Moore has accused BBC Question Time of having a pro-Remain bias after he pointed out during Thursday night’s panel that he was the only Leave-supporting guest.
BBC political show Question Time has been criticised for airing a debate over whether it is "morally right" to teach children about LGBTQ+ "issues".
John Bercow has defended the European Research Group after BBC presenter James Naughtie claimed they were like France’s National Front.
The BBC and ITV plan to challenge Netflix with a joint UK streaming service showcasing the best of British television.
Protesters are gathering near the BBC's Salford headquarters ahead of a planned Tommy Robinson demonstration.
Dame Frances Cairncross, who led a review into the future of UK media, has said that public funds should be used to rescue local journalism.
The BBC has claimed it does not know how much some of its top stars are paid, as they are part of the broadcaster’s commercial department BBC Studios.
Isabel Oakeshott, who appeared on Question Time alongside Dianne Abbott on BBC’s Question Time, has said that presenter Fiona Bruce was “completely professional” and “even-handed”.
Labour asked for unseen footage of BBC’s Question Time and demanded a correction during next week’s episode, amid a row on the show’s treatment of Diane Abbott.
An editor of BBC Asian Network was found not guilty over the naming of a sexual abuse victim during a live radio news bulletin, on Friday.
Angelina Jolie will join the BBC for a series of special programmes to introduce young people to truth rather than opinion.
A BBC project to rebuild the set of EastEnders is expected to cost £27 million more than planned, sparking concerns over licence fee payers' value for money.
Lord Andrew Adonis criticised the BBC for their choice of Newsnight panellist - an unconventional pastor and actor, Lynn Hayter
Social media users have accused Newsnight of hiring an actor to participate in a Brexit debate. The BBC denies the claims
Lord Adonis and several others have said the BBC is wrong to have Arron Banks on the Andrew Marr show after he was referred to the National Crime Agency over Brexit donations
Paddy McGuinness and Freddie Flintoff will host Top Gear from next year, the BBC has confirmed.
Kellie-Jay Keen-Minshull, aka Posie Parker, projected the dictionary definition of woman onto the BBC, the Royal Opera House and the National Gallery
The director of Killing Eve, Harry Bradbeer, has said that “there is plenty of money” in longform TV because it attracts “great actors”, but there are less shorter films being made.
Former Home Secretary Alan Johnson has said there was a “glaring” mistake in the BBC hit series Bodyguard.
Justin James has said that relationships like the one in the BBC’s Bodyguard do happen but added that “it is not a good thing”.
With the Great British Bake Off back on our screens tonight, we look back on previous series to reminisce the most shocking moments from everyone’s favourite baking show.
The Labour leader will deliver his Alternative MacTaggart Lecture at the Edinburgh TV Festival, on the fourth day of his visit to Scotland.