A Gay History of Marvel: Haven't you always wondered who Marvel's first gay hinted character was? How about Marvel's first out Superhero? Come check out the good, the bad, and the ugly of Marvel's LGBT characters and their representation, from the Alpha Flight to Young Avengers, we will look at different superheroes, their histories, and decide whether their characterization looks good or bad for the LGBT community at large.
Panelist: Sasha Kaplan is a writer and budding comic book historian. She has published op-eds, and blog posts, and posted podcasts, talking about pop culture and history. She is also currently working on a book on LGBT superheroes in Marvel comics. In her day job, Sasha works with college students to empower them to combat difficult issues on their campuses.