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TV: Voltron’s Big Gay Reveal Fizzles


Netflix recently dropped Season 7 of Voltron: Legendary Defender on their streaming platform. Some fans, however, took issue with the queer representation in the season. Warning: The following article contains spoilers for Season 7 of Voltron. Earlier this summer at San Diego Comic-Con, fans found out one of the main characters of the show, Shiro, is gay. They also found out he’s in an interracial relationship with Adam. Or, well, was. The start of the season revealed Shiro previously lived with his partner/fiancé Adam on Earth before heading out to space for an ill-fated mission. Then they went with the … Read more

TV: Voltron Hero Is Gay, Interracial

One of the main heroes in the Netflix series Voltron Legendary Defender is gay. In the upcoming seventh season of the animated series, Team Voltron returns to Earth after spending a long time in outer space. During the Voltron Legendary Defender panel at San Diego Comic Con on 20 July those involved in the show previewed the upcoming season. It was here that co-showrunner Lauren Montgomery confirmed that Shiro (voiced by Josh Keaton), the leader of Voltron, is gay. In the new season, fans will be introduced to Adam, Shiro’s boyfriend/fiancé. On top of being a same-sex couple, Shiro and … Read more