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20 Awesome LGBT Characters in Sci-Fi & Fantasy

By Matt Heckler Aug 2, 2013

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Ultimate Colossus - Marvel

In the Ultimate Marvel universe, a lot of aspects of Marvel comics were modernized. This included giving some characters new twists, to add to the general all-inclusive feel of the character roster. In the case of Colossus, his Ultimate version turns out to be gay, and this turns out to be a huge problem for closed-minded characters like the uber-religious Ultimate Nightcrawler. Colossus is a great character in both universes, but his ultimate counterpart as even more awesomeness and depth.

Tags: movies, tv, slideshows, dc, buffy the vampire slayer, lgbt, books-and-comics, marvel

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Matt Heckler

Matt Heckler is a writer, book critic, musician, movie nerd, sci-fi aficionado, and awesome beard haver from Chicago. When he isn't writing for The MindHut, he is drinking tasty beverages and working on his first novel. Follow him on Twitter @androiddreamer!

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