15 Influential LGBT Comic Book Superheroes

From Comic Book Resources

Ever since the Comics Code Authority (C.C.A.) was established in 1954, comic book creators have been limited in their ability to depict LGBT characters as well as drug use and other controversial topics. In the ’50s and ’60s, it was illegal (in the United States) to be gay, so it was considered taboo and part of the counterculture. It wasn’t until the ’70s and ’80s that comic book creators began introducing characters that could be described as having gay ‘traits’ without outright declaring them as LGBT . . . Continue reading

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