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Parting Shot: What a Gay Superhero Looks Like

It's great to see superhero comics doing a better job of not omitting gay characters from their stories (or leaving them to idle in the background). But it's worth noting that while diverse characters make comics richer and more representative of the real world, they're also an opportunity to refle…
Stewie Griffin Outed as Gay, No One Surprised
"Family Guy" creator Seth McFarlane reveals in the new issue of Playboy that as virtually every fan of the series has always suspected, the matricidal toddler Stewie Griffin is, in fact, gay:We had an episode that went all the way to the script phase in which Stewie does come out..…
Comics with Problems: NAACP Voting Rights Comic
The "Comics with Problems" archive runs the gamut from Captain Alcoholic, the alcoholic superhero, to Alpha, the judgmental robot who hates pot, with a newly added 1960s NAACP comic encouraging blacks to demand equal rights from politicians through voting power...
Gays In Comics: From Northstar to Shatterstar
The most recent issue of "X-Factor" ended with two male team members, Shatterstar and Rictor, making out. While we'll have to wait till next month to find out whether they're gay, bisexual, or it's some sort of mind-control plot point, consider writer Peter David's track record of supporti…
The Wackiest Batman and Robin Products
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With the new "Batman and Robin" series coming out today, we review the wackiest moments of Bruce Wayne that have been turned into plastic...
Outside the Lines — Gays in MMORPGs
There was an uproar recently in the MMORPG 'Star Wars' game 'The Old Republic' when forum moderator Sean Dahlberg was questioned about "gay" and "lesbian" being on a filter of unacceptable words, and responded: "These are terms that do…