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1940 Madam Fatal is a crime-fighting man who dresses as a woman in Quality's Crack Comics.

1980 In Marvel Comics' Hulk Magazine, Bruce Banner is almost raped by lisping queens in a YMCA YMCA
 in full Young Men's Christian Association

Nonsectarian, nonpolitical Christian lay movement that aims to develop high standards of Christian character among its members.

1984 Marvel's Defenders features a transgender hero-heroine named Cloud, while DC's villains Cannon and Saber Cannon and Saber are fictional characters who appear in the DC Universe. As freelance assassins, they were adversaries of DC's anti-hero, Vigilante. Character biography
When they debuted in Vigilate #5, Henry Cannon and Marschall Saber
 love daringly in Vigilante vigilante n. someone who takes the law into his/her own hands by trying and/or punishing another person without any legal authority. In the 1800s groups of vigilantes dispensed "frontier justice" by holding trials of accused horse-thieves, rustlers and shooters, and .

1987 In the DC Comics series Millennium, the flamboyant and openly gay Peruvian character code-named Extrano appears drunk before attempting suicide.

1992 Marvel's Northstar comes out in Alpha Flight.

1994 The gay superhero comic book Go-go Boy arrives from Canada.

1995 Apache heroine Rainmaker is revealed as bisexual in the Gen 13 series, while gay teen hero Turbocharge tur·bo·charge  
tr.v. tur·bo·charged, tur·bo·charg·ing, tur·bo·charg·es
1. To equip with a turbocharger.

 appears in Prime.

1996 ABC ABC
 in full American Broadcasting Co.

Major U.S. television network. It began when the expanding national radio network NBC split into the separate Red and Blue networks in 1928.
 broadcasts the first "Ambiguously Gay Duo" cartoons on The Dana Carvey Show.

1999 Wildstorm Comics reveals that heroes Apollo and Midnighter are gay lovers in The Authority. The two get married in 2002.

2002 Terry Berg appears as the Green Lantern's gay teen friend.

2005 Hulkling and Wiccan are underage boyfriends in Marvel's Young Avengers.
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Title Annotation:TIME LINE
Author:Mangels, Andy
Publication:The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:May 23, 2006
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