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LGBT Visibility: Green Lantern and the Consequence of Gay Death

LGBT Visibility: Green Lantern and the Consequence of Gay Death

I have a problem. I’m tired of seeing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) characters in film, television and print experience a disproportionate amount of tragedy and death in comparison to their heterosexual and cisgender counterparts. In fact, I’m exhausted by it. Queer Media Images: LGBT Perspectives (2013) makes a poignant declaration that “[i]n an

LGBT Visibility: Batwoman and the Agency of Marriage

Thursday, Batwoman co-authors J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman released a joint statement announcing their departure from the title due to conflicts with DC editorial staff. One of the most significant revelations out of this statement was the fact that Batwoman (Kate Kane) and girlfriend Detective Maggie Sawyer would not be allowed to marry,

LGBT Visibility: Evolution of the Lexicon, or I Am… Queer

What does the word “gay” mean? Is it a description of sexuality? Emotion? Sexual identity? Cultural identity? All of the above or none of the above? Labels by nature are fluid: they are created to categorize and they change over time when they are found to be false, dubious, incomplete or obsolete. Sexuality was originally

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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