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Your Gay Geek's Guide To Suicide Squad

Mike Ciriaco | Posted 08.01.2016 | Queer Voices
Mike Ciriaco

Where do DC Comic's sickest sociopaths rate on the Kinsey Scale? What's the true reason for the Joker's obsession with Batman? And how did Harley Quinn really get that rash? This week Mike Ciriaco explores the real queer history of DC's newest super-film, Suicide Squad.

WHERE IS THE WORLD'S FIRST MAINSTREAM TRANSGENDER SUPERHERO?

Wayne Mahon | Posted 06.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Wayne Mahon

In 2011, I was lucky enough to executive produce the OWN TV documentary special, "I Am Jazz: A Family In Transition." I believe the bravery of young,...

Yvonne Craig, TV's First Batgirl, Dies At 78

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.19.2015 | Entertainment

Actress Yvonne Craig, a pioneer of female superheroes on the small screen, died on Monday after a two-year battle with breast cancer. She was 78. Crai...

Comics Diverge: All-New, Diverse Super Heroes On Their Way

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.13.2016 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Nine year-old Gray Sansom-Chasin and his 13 year-old sister Zoa Chasin are sorting through comics at their home in Park Slope Brooklyn. They're looking for examples of comic books that get it wrong.

An Exclusive Preview of Batgirl: Endgame #1

Bryan Young | Posted 05.12.2015 | Books
Bryan Young

DC Comics has given us an exclusive first look at Batgirl: Endgame #1 written by Cameron Stewart and Brenden Fletcher with art and color by Bengal.

Waldo And Chewbacca Spill Details On That Superhero Brawl

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.23.2014 | Comedy

It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's just adults fighting in superhero costumes. Recently, a number of costumed characters on Hollywood Boulevard st...

'The Dahk Knight': Recasting Batman with Beantown's Finest

Hulu.com | Posted 10.27.2013 | Comedy
Hulu.com

Why not look on the bright side? If the new Batman has one thing going for him, it's Ben Affleck's Boston roots. Think about it. What could possibly be more powerful than a superhero weaned on Legal Seafood clam chowder and Dunkin' Donuts dark roast?

LOOK: DC Comics Reveals First Openly Transgender Character

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

DC Comics has introduced a new lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual (LGBT) friendly character: Alysia Yeoh, the transgender roommate of Batgirl. ...

Batgirl PSA: Vintage Ad Shows the Superhero Defending the Equal Pay Act

Emma Gray | Posted 08.12.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

Imagine my surprise and delight when this PSA, first posted on Sociological Images, began making the Internet rounds, and I learned that Batgirl not only has an awesome purple uniform, but is totally in favor of equal pay for women.

Batman & Robin (1997): Why George Clooney is the Worst Batman

Erik Lundegaard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erik Lundegaard

Joel Schumacher's Batman & Robin pulls off a neat trick: it turns Batman into a joke without being funny at all.