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Meet The World's First Gay Mormon Superhero

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A game-changing comic book is offering a fresh take on the way religion and sexuality intersects with comic book culture. Called Stripling Warrior, th...

Evangelist's Reaction To Gay 'X-Men' Character Won't Surprise You At All

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Evangelist Franklin Graham probably won't be rushing out to buy All-New X-Men #40 any time soon. Original "X-Men" member Iceman comes out as gay ...

Original 'X-Men' Character Iceman Comes Out As Gay

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Original "X-Men" member Iceman is set to make a big revelation this week: he's gay. The iconic character makes the surprise declaration in the All...

Jon Macy Takes Queer Comics to New Heights with 'Fearful Hunter'

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Savas Abadsidis

Jon Macy began his comics career with the series Tropo and Nefarismo, both part of the black-and-white alternative comics boom of the 1990s. Now his most recent work was created as an act of protest against California's Proposition 8.

Is It Easier For A Lesbian To Be A Stripper?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

She's back! Cameron Esposito, one of our favorite comedians, has released her latest installment in a series of Buzzfeed videos where she answers (...

Dirty Sexy Comics

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Savas Abadsidis

The history of gay comic is important because it's the history of the gay movement. These people were documenting our lives before it was legal to do so. And gay erotic comics creators were showing us as we really are, what we desired and what we idealized.

Lesbian Comedian Shuts Down Homophobic Heckler In The Best Way Possible

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

We love Cameron Esposito! The lesbian comedian recently relayed a story at one of her shows about a homophobic comment made by an audience member a...

Which X-Men Character Just Came Out As Gay?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Marvel Entertainment made a bold move this week when a new character in the "Uncanny X-Men" series came out of the closet in a new installment of the ...

Batman: Old, Narcissistic And... Gay?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A contentious new book is re-imagining the lives and sexual exploits of iconic comic book superheroes as they age, and specifically constructing the o...

Gwissues: Why Gay Comedians Have S*** to Talk About (VIDEO)

Howard Bragman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Howard Bragman

On this week's episode of Gwissues, we learn that outside major metropolitan cities, gay comics have a huge following, all yearning for a good laugh. I spend time with several of the most successful and funny gays in America, including Erin Foley, Dave Rubin and Alec Mapa.

LOOK: Wolverine And Hercules Share Gay Kiss In Alternate Universe

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Wolverine and Hercules might be superheros with a lot of world-saving on their hands, but that doesn't mean they don't have time for a steamy embrace ...

LOOK: Batwoman Makes Comic Book History

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Batwoman might be getting married! News of Batwoman's lesbian marriage proposal was first announced Wednesday on Bleeding Cool, a popular comic boo...

'X-Men,' 'Buffy' And 'Batwoman' Among Comic Books Honored For Gay Content

Joseph Hughes | Comics Alliance | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The Gay And Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation has announced its nominees for the 24th Annual GLAAD media awards, which "recognize and honor media fo...

Life As a Gay (Hyphen) Comic

Tyler Gillespie | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tyler Gillespie

There are a lot of funny gay guys -- self-loathing can really help form a sense of humor -- but we don't have a variety of gay men as comedy role models.

'Star Trek' Star George Takei Guest Stars In Archie Comics

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

What a year it's been for Kevin Keller, Archie Comics' first openly gay character who got married in a widely publicized gay wedding in January. No...

The Dating Game: A Coming Out Story

Jason Stuart | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jason Stuart

Liza Bernski and I dated on and off for almost five years. She would always ask me if I was gay and I would always tell her I wasn't. I just couldn't tell her the truth -- probably because I hadn't told the truth to myself.

Groundbreaking Gay Character Planned For Popular Comic Series

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" has always cultivated a solid gay fanbase in both its television and print incarnations. Now the "Buffy" comics series, whi...

Comics Pride: 50 Comics And Characters That Resonate With LGBT Readers

Comics Alliance | Andrew Wheeler | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

We are not the mainstream. That's a truth understood by anyone who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered or in any other way queer. W...

How 'Spandex,' The First All-Gay Superhero Team, Came About (PHOTOS)

Martin Eden | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Martin Eden

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Anti-Gay Group Slams Gay Comic Book Superheroes

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

There's seemingly no end to One Million Moms' anti-gay wrath, as the notoriously right-wing group is now condemning both DC Comics and Marvel Superher...

Why It Is Important To Have Queer Comics

Maria Burnham | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Maria Burnham

A young boy experiencing thoughts or feelings that may be completely foreign to how he was raised can find some truth and validation in a comic book. Will it have openly gay characters who don't treat homosexuality as something to be ashamed of or disguised?

'Funky Winkerbean' To Feature Gay Couple Planning To Attend Prom

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Newspaper comic strip "Funky Winkerbean" is set to mark its 40th anniversary in groundbreaking style: by featuring a story arc about a gay couple plan...

The Myth Of Sexy Superman: The Search For Superhero Beefcake

Comics Alliance | Andrew Wheeler | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

2011 was a good year for superhero beefcake. Not in comics, of course, but at the movies. And not in terms of quantity, but in terms of quality. What ...

Why I Decided to Appear on Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys

Peter Depp | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Peter Depp

It's not easy being gay in America, and even harder in Nashville, due to the homophobic climate. So I've been asked by several people in Nashville, "Why would you do a show like Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys?"