By Jude Dry
It’s official: Tessa Thompson ’s Valkyrie will be Marvel ’s first openly LGBTQ+ superhero. Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige recently confirmed that the character will have an explicitly queer relationship of some kind in Marvel’s forthcoming “Thor: Love and Thunder,” the fourth MCU movie centered around the hammer-wielding superhero played by Chris Hemsworth. Many have been wondering when the blockbuster franchise would introduce an LGBTQ character, including Thompson herself. […]
The next "Thor" movie will feature Marvel's first openly queer superhero.
Tessa Thompson says her Valkyrie will finally "find her queen" after scenes confirming the character's sexuality were cut from the last movie. pic.twitter.com/kmrdPuPaiJ
— AJ+ (@ajplus) July 22, 2019
@TessaThompson_x GO FIND YOUR QUEEN , YES. 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼
— Hayley Kiyoko (@HayleyKiyoko) July 22, 2019
OH SO SHE JUST YELLED GAY RIGHTS, HUH??
— Ashly Perez (@itsashlyperez) July 22, 2019