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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.

Megan Fox is waiting for her call...

October 05 2021 3:05 PM

Gay geeks, it's time to meet the MCU's first LGBTQ+ family! 

October 04 2021 9:32 AM

Fresh off his GLAAD Media Award, the actor helps bring same-sex romance and parenting to the MCU.

September 28 2021 9:42 AM

This will be the first Marvel film to be rated anything higher than 16+ in the country.

September 27 2021 2:36 PM

"...That's kind of the center of the movie, is that love affair," between Venom and Eddie Brock says director Andy Serkis.

September 27 2021 12:48 PM

The upcoming, queer-inclusive MCU film is going to have "brief sexuality," but what does that even mean??

September 22 2021 2:44 PM

"Poison Ivy? Expecting a call very soon," she posted.

September 14 2021 12:16 PM