Gay Comics, Queer Superheroes, Villains & More

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The LGBTQ community has for many years been on the outs of the comic book world, as most superheroes play it straight and 'gay comics' were always a rarity. But many LGBTQ people are huge comic book fans, and that is now reflected more than ever in the comic book and graphic novel industry's output. Even more exciting, today the world of comic books is spilling over into Hollywood. Superhero and comic book films are all the rage, and it's only a matter of time before we see a plethora of LGBTQ superheroes and villains on the big screen. Here's where you can take a look at everything queer that’s happening in the world of comic books and graphic novels. Or maybe you're not a comic book fan per se but are more interested in the unusually close relationship between characters like Batman and Robin. We've got you covered, too, so dive in.
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Love Is Dead: Comics’ Most Popular Queer Relationship Has Ended

We’re mourning the loss of one of our favorite canon queer relationships in mainstream comics. As of Harley Quinn #10, written by Stephanie Phillips with art by Laura Braga, one of our favorite couples — Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy — has officially broken up. Harley is the one to[…]

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Nearly 30 Years Ago, This ‘X-Men’ Comics Storyline Was a Powerful Allegory for HIV

The storyline bears a direct connection to HIV and the very real epidemic that ravaged the gay community throughout the 1980s and ’90s

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Oh, Girl, No! The 10 Most Hideous Female Superhero Costumes in Comic Book History

With decades of comic book history to choose from, it wasn’t all that difficult to point out some of the worst female superhero costumes of all time

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Fandom and the Internet Are Responsible for the Existence of Queer Anime and Manga

While there are a number of outstanding queer anime and manga now, it wasn’t always so — and we have internet anime fans to thank for that

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