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  •  I was happy to read that comment in the article (4+ / 0-)

    that they are (rightly) distinguishing gender identity & sexual orientation.  

    Also interesting that there will apparently be a transgender superhero (and not just a side character) at some point in the future:

    To that end, Simone says she will add another transgender character to a different comic that she’s writing — though she can’t talk about which one. “It’s time for a trans hero in a mainstream comic.

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    I’m a feminist because the message is still "don’t get raped" not "don’t rape"

    by Avilyn on Wed Apr 10, 2013 at 10:44:49 AM PDT

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    •  Frickin' finally (1+ / 0-)
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      The so-called professional psychologists were confusing sexual orientation and gender identity well into the 20th century and some of them still are.

      Freedom isn't free. Patriots pay taxes.

      by Dogs are fuzzy on Wed Apr 10, 2013 at 12:51:37 PM PDT

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