Sara Ramirez
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Gay Superheroes

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s … a gay superhero! Since concerned parents in the 1950s first accused Batman and Robin of modeling a same-sex relationship, there has always been a close association between LGBT identity and superheroes. Something about hiding an identity from the public and having to “pass” as an ordinary person — not to mention the fabulous costumes! Now some superheroes are being portrayed as clearly gay — showing that justice, whether on a cosmic level or an interpersonal one, is something worth fighting for.

Tom Taylor, who writes the new, bisexual Superman, is showing the best way to respond to trolls.

January 12 2022 4:33 PM

It's gonna be a super summer!

January 07 2022 12:30 PM

Is it really progress though??

January 05 2022 12:25 PM

Could Captain Marvel be the queen she's searching for?

January 03 2022 12:53 PM

And she didn't even have to utter her name!

December 15 2021 9:55 AM