Tag: Transgender

Of the Unsung Shining Knight

Way back in March of 2013, a news story hit about DC Comics outing their first transgender character within the pages of Batgirl. Said character was Alysia Yoeh, a bisexual transwoman of color, who happened to be Batgirl’s roommate. This was done by then Batgirl writer, Gail Simone as an effort to create more visible members of gender, romantic, and… Read more →

Trans* characters in comics

KWilsher posted a lengthy post about the history of homosexuality in the comic world. After this post, DC comics introduced its a transgender character in Batgirl #19   The writer of Batgirl, Gail Simone,  attributed the inspiration for the character to a conversation she had with fellow comic book writer who said a real sign of change would be for a gay male… Read more →