The Interplay is a special biweekly series exploring the intersections of sex, pop culture, and current events. Yesterday, word broke that a young Bobby Drake, transported to the future at … [Read more...] about The Iceman Cometh Out: Marvel’s Smart Take On Accepting Sexual Identity
In 2012 Marvel comics launched the All New X-Men, a new series centered around Charles Xavier’s first five students who would eventually become the original X-Men. Teenaged versions of Cyclops, Beast, … [Read more...] about Iceman, One Of The Founding X-Men, Comes Out As Gay
Comic book fans had lots to rejoice about yesterday when Marvel Studios announced its upcoming slate of new films. In addition to sequels for the critically and commercially successful Captain America … [Read more...] about Is An LGBT Superhero Film Far Off?
Earlier this month, state media censors in Singapore banned a 2012 Life With Archie comic book for “promoting alternative lifestyles or deviant sexual practices” through the same-sex marriage of its … [Read more...] about Why Did Singapore’s Anti-Gay Censors Ban Archie’s Gay Wedding And Not Northstar’s
Bryan Singer posted his very first Instagram photo to Twitter yesterday; suffice it to say that the picture was rather apocalyptic. It would seem as if development of X-Men: Apocalypse, … [Read more...] about Bryan Singer Teases ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Movie Treatment
Speaking at a June 25 gala dinner for LGBTI Pride hosted by London’s Lord Mayor Fiona Woolf, Ian McKellen said that Star Wars actor Sir Alec Guinness begged him not to campaign for gay … [Read more...] about ‘Star Wars’ Actor Sir Alec Guinness Begged Ian McKellen Not To Speak About Anything ‘As Dirty As Homosexuality’
X-Men director Bryan Singer issued a statement today regarding allegations by Michael Egan that singer had drugged and raped him when he was 17 as part of a 'sex ring' preying on underage … [Read more...] about Bryan Singer Issues Statement Denouncing Sex Abuse Allegations as ‘Twisted Shake Down’