Out Without Fear: A Very Brief History of LGBTQ+ Superheroes

People have been discussing homosexuality in comics since the day superhero comics were introduced in 1938. Everyone, from parents to members of congress, was terrified of homosexuality in comics influencing their children into being gay. A psychiatrist named Fredric Wertham even published a book in 1954, titled “Seduction of the Innocent”, that blames comics for … Continue reading Out Without Fear: A Very Brief History of LGBTQ+ Superheroes

More Than Pride: LGBT Literature and Representation

As many of us know, June is National Pride Month, where individuals from the LGBTQIA+ community hold festivals, parades, and other events to celebrate their identities. With recent changes in legislation that allow marriage equality, there is now more for the community to celebrate. However, like-wise, there are also laws being enforced and tragedies occurring … Continue reading More Than Pride: LGBT Literature and Representation