The world of superheroes is getting more and more diverse every day. Soon, it'll even maybe catch up to real life! The MCU just introduced it's first gay superhero last year, and we're seeing more and more gay heroes on TV.
Even though it's simply fiction, we all know know how inspiring your favorite superhero can be. And there's possible increased potency when you can identify with that figure. At a time where lawmakers across the nation are pushing homophobic and transphobic legislation and rhetoric, it's important to have out gay and bi heroes like these in our TV shows.
Here are 12 gay and bi male superheroes we just can't get enough of.
After much speculation, Loki's bisexuality was confirmed in his Disney+ show when he said he'd been in love with both "princes" and "princesses." Although his sexuality wasn't explored more than that in the first season, we're hoping he'll get to do some as the show continues.
Q-Force Agent Steve Merryweather is the best spy in the country, but because he's gay, he was relegated to sitting in West Hollywood without a mission. That is, until he and the Q-Force saved the world. Another member of his team, Twink, is a master of disguise, able to transform into pop stars and princesses at the drop of a hat.
After starring in The Suicide Squad, Peacemaker made his way to his own HBO Max show where it was revealed that he's bisexual. He seems to have a crush on his fellow agent, Emilia Harcourt, but also has a threesome with a woman and his best friend Adrian (Vigilante) and is later yelled at by his father for sleeping with men.