Queers and Capes: Historical Representation of the LGBT in the Superhero Genre

Rated: Teen

Category: Discussion Panel

Produced by: Designs by Talon

LGBT characters in the superhero genre can be charted over just the past forty years. However during that short period of time their presence in the mainstream has vastly expanded-often reflecting the growth of society's attitudes. Presented is a comprehensive overview of how that representation has evolved not only in comics but across multiple media including film, television and literature.


FRI 1:00p.m. (45 mins.) Room: LALIQUE II [Ballroom Level]

Speaking: Frank Hui; Rick Gonyo


SUN Noon (45 mins.) Room: BEL-AIR 2/3 [Lobby Level]

Speaking: Frank Hui; Rick Gonyo