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Supergirl and Gotham Are Bucking TV's Rocky Road with LGBT Storylines
Sci-fi has often had a rocky relationship with LGBT, but two comic book shows have launched coming out storylines at the same time.

Mark the date and time: on Monday, Oct. 24 at 9 p.m. ET, DC Entertainment took not one, but two bold steps forward for the depiction of LGBT characters on superhero TV shows. Coming off a year where sci-fi and fantasy TV took multiple knocks for employing negative LGBT stereotypes and killing off LGBT characters (see: the “bury your gays” trope), and already the new TV season is feeling like a huge step forward.