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Javicia Leslie (#Batwoman), Chyler Leigh (#Supergirl), Nicole Maines (#Supergirl), Nancy Kiu (#Batwoman), and Carl Ogawa join the “CW’s LGBTQ Superheroes Panel” at this year’s #Outfest!

As superhero films continue to dominate the box office, theater-goers rarely if ever see a character from the LGBTQIA+ community up on the big screen — an odd reality in a genre with a seemingly unlimited imagination. However, in television, The CW’s DC Comics-inspired series have been light years ahead in representing queer and trans superheroes, garnering a huge and vocal fan base in the process. The talent and creators from some of these trailblazing works discuss their landmark roles, and the impact they have on their fans.