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And Now America’s Typical Teenage Girl Is Gay, Thanks To Archie Comics

Okay, so this is from Afterlife With Archie #2. It’s a big zombie attack, it’s for teenage readers, it’s separated from the main Archie titles. You’re not going to find Ethel turning up in the main Archie Comics as a …

Grace Randolph On Batwoman And Harley Quinn – DC’s Sex Scandals Reviewed

Grace Randolph writes; DC Comics finds itself once again in a scandal with its female characters! I share my thoughts on Batwoman being denied the right to marry Maggie Sawyer in what would be comics first high profile lesbian wedding, …

Sacha Baron Cohen’s The Lesbian Is Ripped From The Headlines – Last Week’s Headlines

The true story of a father’s futile efforts to buy his daughter back with an idea he got in a fairy tale.

The First Gay Kiss On Saudi Arabian TV

In last night’s Olympic Opening Ceremony, during the Frankie And June Say Thanks Tim section celebrating a century of music and technology, when Frankie and June finally meet up and kiss, we got a barrage of clips of kisses from …

And Finally… Okay, So This Must Be The First Mainstream Gay Kiss In Comics…

Right then. Can anyone beat this? From Zatara The Magician by Gardner Fox and Fred Guardineer, in Action Comics #12 from 1939, courtesy of Comic Book Tit Bits… Zatara, as some may mention, was essentially of the ilk of Mandrake …

Batwoman Wins Second GLAAD Award

Batwoman won another GLAAD award for DC Comics this year, under the title Outstanding Comic Book in New York. Other nominated comic books were Avengers: The Children’s Crusade, Secret Six, Veronica Presents: Kevin Keller and X-Factor. This is a second …

When Letters Pages Go Anti-Gay

The letters page above has been doing the rounds online, with Christos Gage answering reader concerns over the presence of gay characters in Avengers Academy. It’s a long and considered letter, as is the response. But the Bendis Board found …

Spandex Comic Looks To The Lesbians

Spandex is the all gay superhero comicĀ  by Martin Eden that hit the headlines a couple of years ago. Now onto issue four (it’s the small press), the book is to take a new direction – women! I know, how …

DC Comics Reprint Detective Comics #854 But Sadly Not Like This

It seems that red haired lesbian Batwomen drawn by JH Williams III in tight leather are rather popular. Who’d have thought? Detective Comics #854, starting the rather-fantastic-and-frankly-undismissable-over-such-trivial-aspects Batwoman series by Rucka and Williams has sold out but is still in …

Batwoman: DIY Publicity

One vaguely mainstream press notification of the publication of Detective Comics #854 and its notable relevance is in today’s Dallas Voice, a gay community newsletter, written by Arnold Wayne Jones, as part of a puff piece for a signing by …

The Batwoman That Dare Not Speak Its Name

How hard can it be go sell “Lesbian Batman” to the mass media? A few years ago, I broke the story that the new Batwoman in the DC Comics line of Batman comics was going to be the sixties Batwoman …