Supergirl, #Sanvers And Why LGBTQ Representation Matters So


CW TV show Supergirl has recently seen the character of Alex Danvers, Supergirl's foster sister, come out as gay and, in recent episodes, establish a relationship with Maggie Sawyer. A situation previously hashtagged as #sanvers, and now established on the show.Β It has been both welcomed and criticised, as such things always are, but here's an example regarding why this thing does actually matter.

Mary is a comic store clerk working in Fort, Indiana. She describes herself as "super duper gay." Yesterday on Twitter, she wrote about her experiences that day.

Floriana Lima, who plays Maggie Sawyer on the show, replied,

And Chyler Leigh who plays Alex Danvers contacted her, to say



And as many wanted to give her money to make up for the $60 she spent, she replied,

And they can be found right here.

It may also be worth pointing out that DC and IDW's Love Is Love is published in two-and-a-half weeks.


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Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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