Originally posted on Bookish:
Comic books have made a fascinating forum for the real-life strides and setbacks of LGBT rights, from antagonism to acceptance. Despite the dark days of accusations against Batman and Robin in the 1950s, in the decades since we've celebrated the triumphs of a transgender "Runaways" character, Alison Bechdel's graphic memoir challenging notions of male and female sexuality and much more. As we celebrate Pride Month, we highlight 10 key moments that showcase how LGBT characters and creators have expanded the world of comics.
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