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Article: Celebrate Marriage Equality with these 12 Beloved LGBT Characters from Geek Culture

Article: Celebrate Marriage Equality with these 12 Beloved LGBT Characters from Geek Culture

Sci-fi tends to explore themes of identity, tolerance of differences, and true expression of the self, so many stories have served as allegories for the oppression of homosexuals in society, most notably X-Men. But in spite of this, geek culture hasn’t historically been the most diverse, with sci-fi TV and comics just recently taking some baby steps towards representation (there are no sci-fi movie franchises on this list). And the real world is catching up, as SCOTUS just ruled that gay marriage is legal in all 50 states (yay!), so to celebrate, we’re looking back at all our favorite LGBT characters in sci-fi and comics.

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