Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Gay superhero pride

From the New York Times:

DIM lighting. Rendezvous-friendly nooks. Muscled bartenders. Pulsating dance music. At first glance, it could be any Saturday night in any gay bar in New York.

But then you notice, off to one corner, Superman flirting with Green Lantern. And there, across the room, someone in the form-fitting outfit of Black Adam, Captain Marvel’s foe, determinedly working the floor. In fact, there seems to be an inordinate number of men here tonight who look as if they have all but jumped from the pages of a comic book. And in some way, they have...

Gay and lesbian superheroes are in. Some people are cynical about it--for good reason--some people like me are more in the "Girls in skimpy clothes! Kissing other girls! Awesome!" camp.

What do you think?

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