“Won’t someone think of the children?”


No, really. That was just one of the responses someone saw fit to type out when, back in October, the BBC shared an update with its 20.4m Instagram followers, confirming the bisexuality of Superman’s son, Jon Kent.


Initially, the comments section was flooded with support. Comic book fans were overjoyed to see themselves represented on screen. Families expressed their appreciation for diversifying the superheroes their children enjoy. But, amidst the excitement was an overwhelming outcry.


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