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COMICS: Who Should Be the First Queer Avenger On the Big Screen?

Okoye and Ayo, Black Panther

As Avengers: Infinity War comes out to the public this week, with its dozens of superheroes, the lack of LGBT representation will be painfully clear. After all, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) contains precisely zero queer superheroes. In fact, whenever the company has the chance to incorporate one of its many, many LGBT characters into a global blockbuster, it balks at the opportunity. This even means erasing scenes which reveal a queer character’s sexuality, as happened with Thor: Ragnarok‘s Valkyrie. Or, more likely, it can mean ignoring canon developed for years, sometimes even decades, in the pages of Marvel’s comic … Read more

FILM: Bisexual Lighting Shows All the Avengers Are Gay, Say Fans

Bisexual Avengers

When Avengers: Infinity War hits cinemas in a few short weeks, dozens of superheroes will attempt to stop intergalactic dictator Thanos from destroying Earth and the very bonds of existence. And all of them are bisexual, apparently.  Promotional shots released ahead of the blockbuster that’s been 10 years in the making seem to imply as much, with their copious amounts of bisexual lighting. By Josh Jackman – Full Story at PinkNews

COMICS: New Member of The Avengers is Gay and Latino

Living Lightning

Marvel have announced that their famous Avengers team will be gaining a new member. Miguel Santos, also known as Living Lightning, will be joining the famous team in a 2018 storyline called “No Surrender,” which will run weekly from Avengers issue #675 to #690. Living Lightning first appeared in 1990, when he battled a terrorist group called the Legion of Living Lighting, gaining the power to control and turn into lightning, and his superhero name. Though he had previously dated women, it was during the Great Lakes Avengers series that he came out as gay, when he mistakenly thought their … Read more