Queer Visibility articles

Where on Earth is Renee Montoya, or Where Have All the Lesbians Gone?

Where on Earth is Renee Montoya, or Where Have All the Lesbians Gone?

I’m forced to admit, my initial reaction to the historic announcement of the comic book industry’s first lesbian engagement was “Aww, ****!” Obviously, I’m not disappointed there is going to be a lesbian wedding within DC Comics — this is, in fact, a watershed moment in the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)

LGBT Visibility: You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby

As the decades have worn on, the comic book industry has made a conscious effort to focus on diversity by creating, reinventing and promoting characters that defy what is considered normative. Popular fiction often represents the general mind-frame of the time in which it is written and the comic book industry is a prime example

Crisis of Epic Proportion: The Case of Alan Scott

As a young comic reader, I imagined that when you died, one significant perk of heaven would be the ability to read every comic book ever written — past, present or future. Who would be a member of the Justice League in 2086? (Betcha Superman’s going to be there.) Would the Teen Titans have teens

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