November 27, 2014

Judge Dredd May Be Gay, Writers Hint

Posted on 28. Jan, 2013 by in Features, News

Judge Dredd fans have been reacting to an image of the comic book hero in the arms of another man with the caption, “I guess, somehow, I’d always known I was gay. I was just too scared to admit it.” The latest issue of the 2000 AD comic is called “Closet”, but the illustration actually depicts a man dressed in a Judge Dredd costume, and not the hero himself. Writer Rob Williams says Dredd “may well be gay, straight or bi”, but his sexuality is likely to remain a mystery, at least for now. [Guardian]

Out of the Closet & Onto the Page: Writer Devin O’Neill asks, “In a world that’s on an inevitable road towards acceptance, what’s the next step for LGBT characters and literature?” [IndieReader]

How Out is Safe?: If you’re LGBT and thinking of starting a family, Michael Shelton’s new book, Family Pride, can help navigate coming out to neighbors and protecting your children. [WashingtonBlade]
(A scene from the new Judge Dredd comic. Photograph: 2000 AD/Rebellion/PA)

Diana Denza is the social media manager for a leading skincare company. She also blogs for BUST and BettyConfidential.

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