Blogs by Matt Kane, Director of Entertainment Media at GLAAD

Original Green Lantern Confirmed as DC Comics' New Gay Superhero

After weeks of speculation, DC Comics confirmed today that the iconic superhero they would reveal as gay is none other than the original Green Lantern, Alan Scott, who will be seen kissing his boyfriend in next week’s issue of Earth 2. What’s more, Earth 2 writer James Robinson told the Advocate that the book will feature a diverse cast that includes at least one more gay character to be revealed down the road.

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New York Times Profiles Gay Actor Jim Parsons

In a new profile in The New York Times, Big Bang Theory actor Jim Parsons discusses his role in Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart and his current Broadway run on Harvey. Though Parsons hasn't previously commented on his personal life, the paper also notes that Kramer’s play resonated with the actor on a personal level because Parsons is gay and in a ten year relationship.

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