Marvel president confirms the first LGBTQ+ hero in the MCU
Among the several announcements, the next installment for Thor’s series was revealed.
With the announcement, Marvel unveiled its first openly LGBTQ superhero. Valkyrie, the leader of Thor’s home New Asgard, will be the first non-heterosexual hero. The character will be played by Thomson.
Thompson gave a speech about the historic moment.“First of all, as king, she needs to find her queen,” Thompson said. “That will be her first order of business. She has some ideas. Keep you posted.”
Then, Feige confirmed what she was hinting at.
“The answer is yes,” he said about the character identifying as LGBTQ. “How that impacts the story remains to be seen with that level of representation you’ll see across our films, not in just Thor 4.”
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