Posted Aug 13, 2021 by Michael L. Brown

In case you haven’t heard the news, Robin of “Batman and Robin” fame has been outed as bisexual. And in case you were unsure if he was simply exploring his sexuality or had determined for sure that he was bi, DC Comics made it official: “Tim Drake [the third Robin in the series] dates boys.” Robin now joins more than 65 other LGBTQ+ superheroes and villains – but be assured, no one has any agenda at all. Who would think such a thing?

Ten years ago, I wrote an article titled, “‘Mutant’ as a Codeword for ‘Gay’ in the X-Men Movies,” claiming that “the movies, along with the comic books, draw many clear parallels between the mutants and the gay and lesbian community.”

After the article came out, I was ridiculed on some gay LGBTQ websites for stating the obvious. “Of course ‘mutant’ stands for ‘gay’,” I was told. “You’re just discovering this?”

But, of course, no one has an agenda to promote, and no producers or screenwriters in Hollywood are trying to indoctrinate anyone. Perish the thought.

It’s the same with the comic book industry. No one has an agenda, and there’s no attempt to indoctrinate or influence the readers. It’s just a coincidence that, as of 2017, there were 65 LGBTQ+ superheroes and villains. And it’s just happenstance that last year, the first, major transgender superhero was announced on Marvel Comics. No agenda at all!

Writing for in 2017, Jase Peeples noted that, “LGBT heroes and villains have been making the realm of superheroes a more colorful place for nearly 40 years. From gay martial arts masters and lesbian detectives to bad-ss bisexual antiheroes and transgender magicians, these are 65 characters that’ve left their mark and helped change the genre.”

First on the list was Batwoman, a lesbian: “Originally introduced in 1956 to silence critics who claimed Batman and Robin were gay lovers, Kate Kane was reintroduced in 2006 as a lesbian who became one of Gotham’s caped crime fighters after her service in the U.S. Army was cut short when her sexuality was discovered while the military’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy was in effect.”

But, quite obviously, the writers had no ideological or political agenda in making Batwoman a lesbian. How silly.

In January 2020 headlines announced, “Marvel to get first transgender superhero.” Yes, “The Marvel Cinematic Universe is set to get its first transgender superhero.

“‘And very soon. In a movie that we're shooting right now,’ Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige said during a Q&A at the New York Film Academy.”

Not to be outdone by Marvel, in March of this year, DC Comics announced that, “Supergirl's Dreamer will be making her DC Comics debut in an upcoming Pride anthology introducing TV's first transgender hero to the comics!”

But even this was old news of a sort, since the trans hero, Nia Nal, had already appeared on the CW network on TV. Yes, “Dreamer is the first transgender superhero to ever appear on television. The character's popularity has led to the character being adapted into the comics for the first time.”

But, of course, there’s no agenda of any kind and no attempt to promote an ideology. It was just a matter of time and percentages playing out. Soon enough, there had to be gay and lesbian and bisexual and transgender superheroes, right?

Alex Jaffe, a writer with DC Comics, explained, “Queer coding in comics, the idea of expressing your true self through a colorful costume as you hid your dual identity from the world, was once considered too scandalous for a largely homophobic nation. As queer kids were finding a piece of themselves in characters like Robin, judges and psychologists and even the comic book publishers themselves, wary of a culture turning against them, did everything they could to censor queer themes from comics for decades to come. But even as those themes were stifled, speculation on Robin’s sexuality has never stopped.”

So, the very fact that you had superheroes leading double lives, appearing one way in their day jobs and another way in their secret, superhero lives, was a parallel to being gay or trans back when America was so homophobic and transphobic. And those colorful costumes, weren’t they a complete giveaway?

Really now, I have to kick myself, wondering how I could have missed this as a boy watching Superman episodes religiously. Surely there was something else going on. And how did I not realize that something was funny between Batman and Robin? After all, when do two men work closely together without being gay (or, at least one of them being bi)? And how I could not realize that Batwoman was a lesbian? Was there any other choice?

All sarcasm aside, I’m sure that people who are marginalized by the society see themselves in characters who appear in film and in writing, and that gives them a sense of identification. As always, my hope for each of them is that they find God’s purpose for their lives and discover full acceptance with Him, regardless of how society treats them.

At the same time, we would have to be utterly naïve to think that many of the comic book writers (along with their counterparts in film) have not had clear and definite agendas. And we shouldn’t be surprised when young comic book readers want to be like their favorite superhero, not just in terms of their superpowers but in terms of their sexuality.

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OT posted a comment · Sep 03, 2021
Man has created a god where they control his morality.
OT posted a comment · Sep 02, 2021
Att: @WORDNERD A commentator below named Danzil Monk Sr. ask DR. BROWN AND SUPPORTERS PLEASE WATCH THESE TWO VIDEOS AND CONTACT THESE TWO MEN AND SUPPORT THEM. So I did and that is where the quote on the cdc came from! Does that clear things up on your comment on my comments don’t match the article written by Dr.Brown.
OT posted a comment · Aug 28, 2021
When all the big tech censored conservative speech began media said zip in fact they defended it! I hoped and prayed it would come back on them ! I’m still praying it will and they would have a reckoning! The press is playing with fire... Wrong will never be right ! And it will have to be righted! Just like the killing of innocent baby's!
OT posted a comment · Aug 28, 2021
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OT posted a comment · Aug 27, 2021
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OT posted a comment · Aug 27, 2021
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OT posted a comment · Aug 27, 2021
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OT posted a comment · Aug 27, 2021
A moment in history! New England journal of medicine The Lancet publishes false paper that was not peer reviewed that scares the whole of medical community that’s trying to treat covid-19 against the use of hydroxychoriquin as a therapy for early treatment people infected by covid- 19
Danzil Monk Sr. posted a comment · Aug 24, 2021
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OT posted a comment · Aug 15, 2021
Wrong Side of Hate Concerning LGBTQ Issues - Brady Cone ___________________________ Not everyone who experiences same-sex attraction is able to see their sexual orientation change. But for some, like Brady Cone, this does happen. Unfortunately, many in the LGBTQ community despise people like him more than anyone else. ___________________________ What does matter is that I once was, and no longer am gay. Not only I, but thousands like me! It does not mean that a switch is flipped, and all the same-sex attraction goes away. It does not even mean that you can “pray away the gay.” It means that over the course of our lifetime, God sanctifies us, shows us the idols we are serving, and through ongoing sanctification, He untwists what our sinful hearts have twisted. Throughout sharing my story of wrestling with sexuality—and how God’s love and grace is sufficient for every one of us—the back of the room was filled with hundreds of protestors holding up signs. Throughout the question and answer session, LGBT members of the audience and the protestors tried to cause disturbances and ridicule me. One person went as far as saying they wished I had pulled the trigger on the gun back when I had almost committed suicide as a hurting 13 year old boy. Despite all this hostility, Cone said he found hope in the reaction of one student who was there that night. But there was one student that night, whose heart was open to the message of God’s love and grace. His name was Levi, and he was one of the protestors in the back of the room. As he stood there holding his sign with his fellow LGBT comrades, something was stirring in his heart. He stood there, watching his community respond to me with such vicious hatred—all while I responded to them with tenderness and grace. As he stood there, a thought was racing through his head. He kept thinking, “I’m standing on the wrong side of hate. After the event was over, Levi quietly exited the room and went back to his dorm. He decided to call his old youth pastor from high school and re-establish his relationship with God. Despite all the bitterness that was expressed that night, God used it all to change a young man's life. Cone writes, "God had shined the light of His truth in Levi’s heart, as He had done in mine over a decade ago." Get out of the way and let God! I pray Mercy on anyone who has this struggle!
OT posted a comment · Aug 15, 2021
I’m Not ashamed of God and what He can do in the lives of people ! Your wrong! Jesus is the way! You preach settling for less than what God intended ! That is not your place! Wounded people wound people! You are really good really good let’s just leave it at that!
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Really now posted a comment · Aug 15, 2021
Yes. You are correct. I DO INDEED HAVE AN ‘AGENDA’. My agenda, which is similar to the larger agenda - is to EQUALLY love, celebrate, and accept LGBTQ people. They are real. Their are LGBTQ children as well. They They are NOT going away. And although it rarely happens, they are not ‘cured’ by prayer, or Jesus. THEY BELONG JUST AS THEY ARE, and need to see themselves as ‘normal’. Your ‘agenda’ is far more sinister. Cast out. Treat as second class humans. Pretend you are better than them. Pretend that magical prayers will make them go away. This is the truly sickening ‘agenda’, and you and the likes of ‘dr’ brown should be utterly embarrassed and ashamed.
OT posted a comment · Aug 14, 2021
Your not here to educate people! You have an agenda that’s why your here. You need therapy to help you deal with all the anger you have about how lonely your daughter was growing up ! Role models should demonstrate a lot of things but not who you jump in bed with! You have a warped sense of what children need to see themselves represented in. How about they see themselves in Jesus... how he was with others, his example! Next you’ll tell me he was a donor and Had illegitimate children and slept around! The line has to be held and if holding the line set forth in the Bible is a non loving act! Telling people the truth from the Bible .. to you it is not a loving act fact you go as far to say Gods word is not relevant ..what did Jesus say to the women ! Go and sin no more! Jesus didn’t redefine sin in that moment - now did he “No”no .... but you want redefine what God created man and women for “procreation!” A father, a mother, a potential baby. You get a big fat “F” in biology ! There was homosexuality in biblical time but you did not see as prevalent there was strong in the day. prohibition of this behavior in lev 18:22 You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an abomination. And of course sodim and gamorah. also A basic rule of biblical interpretation is that any Old Testament teaching repeated in the New Testament carries the weight of command to the Christian church and faith. And the prohibition against homosexual activity is most certainly present there. Romans 1:26-27, MEV For this reason God gave them up to dishonorable passions. Their women exchanged the natural function for what is against nature. Likewise the men, leaving the natural function of the woman, burned in their lust toward one another, men with men doing that which is shameful, and receiving in themselves the due penalty of their error. And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do those things which are not proper. Biology condemns it science condemns it and most importantly God condemns the act of homosexuality!
OT posted a comment · Aug 14, 2021
Your not here to educate people! You have an agenda that’s why your here. You need therapy to help you deal with all the anger you have about how lonely your daughter was growing up ! Role models should demonstrate a lot of things but not who you jump in bed with! You have a warped sense of what children see themselves represented in. How about see themselves in Jesus... how he was with others his example! Next you’ll tell me he was a donor and Had illegitimate children and slept around! The line has to be held and is holding the line set forth in the Bible a non loving act! According to you it is ....what did Jesus say to the women ! Go and sin no more! Jesus didn’t redefine sin now did he no .... but you want redefine what God created man and women for “procreation!” A father, a mother, a potential baby. You get a big fat “F” in biology !
OT posted a comment · Aug 14, 2021
Any ground your daughter has gained over the years in rights is the result of politics over science.” Why do you follow dr brown .... all he offers you is truth that I’m sure frustrates you. Or should we say wrankles you bunions! I know two lesbians that decided to get a donated sperm , conceived had a boy! Raise that boy ! When he was an adult he in the kindest way informed them what they had done by bringing him into the world was the most selfish thing they could have done ! What he suffered emotionally as a result ! When he married and began a family of his own he informed them he found it necessary to sever ties exposing his children to their example of misguided choices and their fraud !he apologized with a deep sadness chose to walk away! I can imagine you incapable of seeing his pain and anguish because he had two moms and was teased unmercifully because of it ! He was hurt because he didn’t have a say in the matter ! Those two women made the choice to go about creating a life they he wish they hadn’t!
OT posted a comment · Aug 14, 2021
It is a known fact that people reject homosexuality everyday they reject the lifestyle they reject your premise that they were born that way. I just heard on Line of fire... dr browns broadcast a caller called in and said he left the homosexual lifestyle after being saved giving his heart to Jesus! You are telling people insidious things ! It’s a known fact people are made that way by experience, environmental, influences, dynamics, I can tell you are the kind of people who will deny someone autonomy to choose for themselves! You will ruin children for the sake of your daughters experience you have to legitimize your daughter and at the same time delegitimize someone else! I don’t know what your faith is but that is the cruelest nonsense I’ve ever heard there are out of 7 billion that 7000000000000 people in the world and maybe 780000000 million who struggle and you go around delegitimize the God Bible and people! For what to be “right” it’s about biology and science you don’t get to go round and make up your own rules ! Horrific damage looks like you’ve been doing that for along time! It is sickening people can’t own their shit! You are are obviously not spirit filled but you sure know wow to spew some sickening lies of which you really are clueless! And selfish in the sense that your child is all that matters you are blinded by feelings! How can you be trusted to lead the world in any direction! You need to be silenced. God bless ... God Does Not Change! He’s the same yesterday today and forever!
Danzil Monk Sr. posted a comment · Aug 14, 2021
Thanks so much Dr. Brown for keeping us informed about these matters. It is important that we understand just how effective and influencing homosexuals are in our society, and why we must be prepared to witness and minister to them, to help them find their way out. I have tried to sound the alarm about the WB and their massive campaign to spread homosexuality through their programing and DVDs. I informed American Family Association about this but for some reason it was not reported by them. I also wrote about the TV Supergirl series promotion of homosexuality. Parents have got to be aware of how networks are targeting their children with homosexual content. I also try to inform people about the overall agenda of homosexual activist to influence the public using media and press. I really appreciate you Dr. Michael Brown, I wish there were many more Christian leaders like you.
Swkh310 posted a comment · Aug 14, 2021
“…sound and fury, signifying nothing…”
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Really now posted a comment · Aug 13, 2021
Yet again, the evangelicals pretending that people don’t exist that are ‘different’. LGBTQ people (including kids) need to see themselves portrayed in books, movies, advertising, and super hero’s too. This is a GREAT THING that is happening. And BW, another insanely ridiculous comment. My wife and I WERE the Christian parents, and we have a gay daughter. If only she could’ve seen more people or super heroes that were like her, and perfectly normal. Maybe one of your precious kids are gay??? You may be doing horrific damage to them by telling them these people don’t exist. It’s sickening.
czarpaul posted a comment · Aug 13, 2021
During the Golden and Silver eras comics were good and more wholesome. Not every superhero has to come out or they are some kind of hater. They have a TON of LGBT characters but they just HAD to have Robin too. Is Batman or Superman next?? They can't just create there own they must take others and appropriate them. The mostly can't create just destroy. All cultures must be destroyed so only their culture exists. But they say THAT is tolerance and love.
OT posted a comment · Aug 13, 2021
One more thing Christian parents will have to keep out of reach of innocent kids! Remember what God has in store for people who mislead or cause little ones to stumble!