Kevin Feige defends MCU’s first gay character, promises LGBT heroes in future


“That was just meant to be a matter of fact and a matter of life and a matter of truth. In an interview with io9, Feige said the character was “never meant to be our first focused character”. It is just truth and is heartbreaking for his loss and for the life he’s trying to put back together,” he said. Advertising

Some fans of the film have voiced their issues with the way the first gay character of the franchise, portrayed by director Joe Russo, was shown as nothing more than an extra at a support group who briefly mentioned going on a date with a man. 0
Comment(s) And I liked it that our hero, Steve Rogers, doesn’t blink an eye at that fact. “We haven’t been shy about saying that that’s coming and that there’s much more prominent LGBT heroes in the future,” he added. Feige made it clear that the franchise plans to introduce its first LGBT superhero in future. Advertising

“It was never meant to be looked at as our first hero. I guess it’s the first reference so it does, of course, get a lot of attention,” he added.