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Published June 25, 2020

Women of Marvel Celebrates Pride with Three Powerhouse Writers

Download this episode to hear from Vita Ayala, Tini Howard, and Leah Williams!

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Last year, in celebration of Pride Month and in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, Women of Marvel hosts Judy Stephens and Sana Amanat spoke to writers Vita Ayala, Tini Howard, and Leah Williams about everything from breakthrough moments in their careers to Queer representation in comics.

It’s Pride month once again, and we are physically isolated but hardly alone. Now joined by Ellie Pyle, the hosts continue to celebrate LGBTQ+ pride by listening back to this personality-packed interview.

“I feel like we are trained from an early age," shared Ayala during the discussion, " Even if we don’t know that we’re Queer, to look for subtext in ways that people who feel very comfortable with themselves do not.”

You can download and listen to the full episode here:

Celebrate Pride month by reading the comic stories behind a few of our LGBTQ+ characters, including Iceman, Northstar, Mystique, Young Avengers Wiccan, Hulkling, and America Chavez, Runaways Karolina Dean and Nico Minoru, the Midnight Angels, and more, on Marvel Unlimited! Check out their spotlight here!

For even more LGBTQ+ spotlights, be sure to check out our complete list on Marvel Unlimited!

The Women of Marvel podcast assembles to chat all things Marvel and more! New episodes are released every other Thursday, co-hosted by Sana Amanat, Judy Stephens, Angélique Roché, and Ellie Pyle. You can find Women of Marvel on Marvel.com/podcasts and Apple Podcasts.

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