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Gay Superheroes

Did You Know That Superheroes Use Grindr Too?

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 03.12.2015 | Gay Voices

In the land of DC Comics, even superheroes are on Grindr. Midnighter, a character who reportedly first appeared in the DC Comics franchise in 1998,...

Are You A Queer? Love Comic Books and Sci-Fi? This Is For You

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.05.2013 | Gay Voices

Comic book culture has historically been understood as open and accepting to the LGBT community, with no shortage of queer representation in various m...

WATCH: Louis Virtel Reveals His Gay Superpowers

Louis Virtel | Posted 06.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

Where are the gay superheroes? Surely we have more to be heroic about than the average crusader. In this edition of Weeklings!, I discuss "gay superpowers" that I'd love a gay superhero to have. And get this: Some of them pertain to all of us -- and to you too, Gwyneth Paltrow.

'X-Men' Gay Wedding Re-Created In Real Life

Posted 09.07.2012 | Gay Voices

One same-sex couple took their love of "Astonishing X-Men" comics to an entire new level by re-creating the now-iconic gay wedding between Northstar a...

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

Comics Alliance | Andrew Wheeler | Posted 07.07.2012 | Gay 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...

A New Lesbian Superhero

Sasha Lotrian | Posted 08.27.2012 | Gay Voices
Sasha Lotrian

The few female superheroes that I grew up with in the '80s all had several things in common: they were beautiful, they were powerful and they were straight.

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

Martin Eden | Posted 08.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Martin Eden


Writer James Robinson Shines A Light On DC Entertainment's Latest Gay Superhero, Earth-Two's Green Lantern

Flash Steinbeiser | Posted 08.01.2012 | Gay Voices
Flash Steinbeiser

Count DC Entertainment's Alan Scott as the latest addition to the growing pantheon of gay superheroes. Formally known as the Green Lantern of DC's parallel universe, Earth-Two, Scott will shine his light as the leader of Earth-Two's premier super-squad, the Justice Society.

Anti-Gay Group Slams Gay Comic Book Superheroes

Posted 05.25.2012 | Gay 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...

Gay DC Comics Character In The Works, Says Co-Publisher

Posted 05.21.2012 | Gay Voices

The homoerotic subtext of comic book superheroes has been a hot topic in the gay community for some time. Now comics fans and the lesbian, gay, bisexu...

David Moye

PHOTOS: 'Up, Up And I'm Gay': Comic Artist Joe Phillips Brings Superheroes Out Of The Closet | David Moye | Posted 09.24.2011 | Weird News

It's common for superheroes like Batman, Superman and Spider-Man to have secret identities, but there has long been speculation in certain circles tha...