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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

Velma Was a Lesbian in Original 2002 Scooby Doo Script

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Filmmaker James Gunn has revealed that he was blocked from depicting Velma as a lesbian in the 2002 live-action Scooby-Doo film. The film’s writer and director spilled the tea about behind-the-scenes wrangling over the camp classic, which starred Linda Cardellini as Velma Dinkley. Responding to a fan who urged him to “make our live-action lesbian Velma dreams come true”, Gunn revealed he had depicted the character as gay in his original script. Full Story from Pink News

Film: Velma & Daphne – Queer Dreams Come True?

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Popular Scooby Doo characters Daphne and Velma are getting their own spin off. Fans were delighted when it was announced. The synopsis reads: ‘Daphne and Velma tells the story of Daphne Blake and Velma Dinkley before they team up with Scooby and the rest of the Mystery Inc. gang. ‘The mystery-solving teens are best friends but have only met online — until Daphne transfers to Velma’s school, Ridge Valley High, stocked with high-tech gadgetry by the school’s benefactor, tech billionaire Tobias Bloom. By Charlie Mathers – Full Story at Gay Star News