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Dean Cain: Superman coming out as bisexual isn’t brave - brave would be having him fighting for the rights of gay people in Iran

Dean Cain, who played Superman in the TV series Lois & Clark, said DC Comics’ decision to make the new Superman bisexual is neither bold nor brave. He said the publisher would be braver if it made the Man of Steel tackle issues like the oppression of gays in Iran or women under the Taliban.

“They said it’s a bold new direction, I say they’re bandwagoning,” but a number of superheroes have already been re-imagined as gay. “I don’t think it’s bold or brave or some crazy new direction. If they had done this 20 years ago, perhaps that would have been bold or brave.”

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