Following up on the news of DC’s newest gay character, the Green Lantern Allan Scott, we have another landmark for LGBTQ advancement in comics. In a few weeks Marvel will have their first gay marriage!
The lucky couple is the superhero Northstar and his longtime boyfriend, Kyle. They will tie the knot on Astonishing X-Men #51, in stores on June 20th.
We’ve had much to celebrate recently in terms of LGBTQ progression in comics, but this was (and for some people it still is) a very controversial theme for a long time.
Here is a list of how some LGBTQ characters were treated in comics:
Check out a more complete list at http://perrymoorestories.com/content/hero.asp?id=superheroes
So let’s celebrate how much comics have evolved their depiction of LGBTQ members! From trivial deaths and prejudiced portrayals to leading gay heroes that just want to be like the next person and continuously save the world from the bad guys :P