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Gay Heroes

Why Straight Men Should Care About Gay Superheroes

Bryan Pierce | Posted 05.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Bryan Pierce

With the loss of the only gay male lead in a mainstream comic book series, it leaves a hole in the social consciousness of America. If mainstream studios won't create comic books with gay leading characters, then it's up to independent authors to create them.

Gay Hero of Sydney Hostage Crisis Died a Second Class Citizen

James Peron | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
James Peron

One man charged the terrorist. Tori Johnson was 34. He managed the Lindt Chocolate Café for two years. Employees and customers all said he was a good man, a kind man. He was also a gay man.

In the Wake of Simone D.'s Suicide, a Plea for Gay Heroes

Marcello Signore | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Marcello Signore

This must be a wake-up call for all heroes, not just Italian ones. Thousands of kids around the world feel alone and lonely. They are bullied; they are called names; they are the object of hate and discrimination. Thousands believe that their lives will never get better. Be their hero.

WATCH: 10 Great Homosexuals In Popular Culture

Louis Virtel | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Louis Virtel

I'm dedicating this week's edition of Weeklings! to my 10 favorite LGBTers in popular culture. Some are Hollywood royalty, others are respected authors, and still others are modern-day hitmakers who wear jeans well. They're all godsends to me.

The Stuff Queer Heroes Are Made Of

Logan Lynn | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Logan Lynn

Who are your queer heroes? Have there been people in your life who have celebrated your existence in ways that have left you changed, made your world safer, or helped you along in your journey toward freedom?