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Movies: Scooby Doo’s Velma is a Lesbian (Duh)


After many decades, several spin-offs and desperate fan pleas, it has finally happened – Scooby-Doo’s Velma is canonically a lesbian. In the movie animation Trick or Treat Scooby-Doo!, viewers are treated to many scenes of Velma falling head over heels for Coco Diablo, head of a notorious crime syndicate. And it is extremely gay. This confirmation of Velma’s queerness explicitly on the screen has been a long time coming, with a history of queer coding, cut scenes and spiked queer plot lines consistently disappointing LGBTQ+ fans. Full Story from Pink News

Comic Books: Marvel Reveals the Origins of the First Gay Spider-Man

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The issue, which is out in October, has different covers, one of which shows Web-Weaver: “Strut the runway in front of his fellow Spiders in a variant cover by Kris Anka, the amazing artist behind Web-Weaver’s fabulous design!” According to images from the upcoming comic, Web-Weaver appears to have been classmates with Peter Parker, but pushed him out the way as the radioactive spider descended when he was first bitten. Images also show Web-Weaver leaving – or maybe being kicked out of – his home, sitting at a sewing machine and sticking to his bedroom ceiling. Full Story from Pink … Read more

FOR READERS: Queering the Canon

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FOR READERS Today’s reader topic comes from QSFer Davina Jamison: What notable classic science fic or fantasy world would you love to see re-imagined with queer characters? Writers: This is a reader chat – you are welcome to join it, but please do not reference your own works directly. Thanks! Join the chat: FB: