A Superhero for Gays?: Gay Masculinity and Green Lantern


  • Valerie Palmer-Mehta and Kellie D. Hay are assistant professors of communication in the Department of Rhetoric, Communication and Journalism at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. The authors wish to thank the GLAAD Center for the Study of Media & Society for funding an earlier version of this article. The authors also wish to thank Van Cagle, former project coordinator of the Center, for his integral support of the project and for offering insightful feedback on earlier drafts of this article.