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LGBTQ+ Superheroes: Queer Representation In Comics


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LGBTQ+ Superheroes: Queer Representation In Comics

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If you’ve never felt like superheroes looked like you, you might want to check out the work of Joe Glass. In this pre-recorded talk, the self-described Elton John of comics will talk about his work, why queer representation in comics is powerful, and how creatives can include everyone.

Joe Glass

Bridget Finkeldey

Joe Glass is a writer and comics creator based in Cardiff in Wales, UK. Primarily known for his award-winning LGBTQ+ superhero series The Pride, Joe has created numerous stories and worlds all of which have queer inclusion at the heart of them. His next major release is the queer male romance anthology Young Men in Love which he co-edited and releases everywhere in July.

Hunter Canning

Bridget Finkeldey

Hunter Canning is a New York based actor, puppeteer, producer and photographer. A conscience citizen of the world, his ethos is bringing people together through all the facets of his life. Be it producing live performance downtown, creating corporate recruitment content or photographing portraiture, red carpets and live events; Hunter has a passion for bringing people together to foster growth, kindness and a true understanding of each other.

Raised in the outer canyons of Los Angeles, Hunter has been a professional actor in New York for the past decade. Notable credits include Broadway’s War Horse (Lincoln Center), Blue Bloods (CBS), The Baker & The Beauty (ABC) and Ray Donovan (Showtime). A career that has seen dizzying heights, all the while remaining with his two feet on the ground.

It is with great pleasure that Hunter joins the Power To Fly community to host and mediate its forums. He looks forward to meeting you all and connecting you with the amazing team of professionals they have brought together.

Find Hunter at or and on Instagram and LinkedIn @huntercanning

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