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DC All Access - History of DC Comics' LGBT Characters

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 10:00am
 

With Midnighter #1 now on stands and just in time for LGBT Pride Month, DC All Access presents a brief history of LGBT characters found within the DC Universe, featuring The Advocate's Jase Peeples. From the early days of the Comics Code all the way to Catwoman's recent same-sex kiss, Jase looks at touchstones and turning points, revealing how far we've come and illustrating why it's so important that comics remain inclusive.

To read Midnighter #1 digitally: https://www.readdcentertainment.com/Midnighter-2015-1/digital-comic/1421800015001

Follow Jase Peeples on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/jasepeeples

For more LGBT coverage of DC Comics, check out The Advocate:
http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/geek/2015/03/16/its-bird-its-plane-its-new-inclusive-era-dc-comics
http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/television/2015/01/28/arrow-and-flash-creator-aims-make-tv-superheroes-look-ameri
http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/geek/2014/08/27/diversity-and-dark-knight

Be sure to watch this week's full episode of DC All Access, featuring an interview with Midnighter's Steve Orlando: http://www.dccomics.com/videos/dc-all-access-ep-316-midnighter-dc-theme-park-attractions-and-arkham-knight-skins-for-ps4