Gay.net’s Greatest Geeky Moments of 2011

By: Jase Peeples
12.31.2011

From animation and comic books to science fiction and horror films, geeky moments were some of the most popular on Gay.net this year. We interviewed legendary voice actors and comic book creators, examined queer subtext in various films and TV shows, and even chatted with toy companies about some of their most iconic brands. 2011 was definitely a fabulous year to be a gay geek and here are some of our favorite moments that made it so.



Our 10 Favorite Gay Robots

From digital dykes to quantum queens, these were the sci-fi sisters that made the cosmos just a bit more colorful and showed other robots it’s okay to be gay.


The 10 Gayest Things About She-Ra: Princess of Power

We examined 10 of the reasons He-Man’s twin sister became an icon for so many gay boys and girls, young homos who grew up with She-Ra and her fabulous friends as they teamed up to free Etheria from the evil forces of Hordak.

Jem is Her Name, No One Else Is the Same!
Samantha Newark, the voice of Jem from Jem and the Holograms chats with gay.net about voicing the animated icon, the upcoming DVD release, and the gay appeal of the truly outrageous series.

Gay.net Talks with Comic Book Superstar Phil Jimenez
In an industry dominated by heterosexual men, out artist and writer Phil Jimenez has become one of the most successful creators in comics—and he’s done so by being honest and open about who he is.

The 20 Gayest Cartoon Characters Ever
From Yellow Dancer in Robotechand Cobra Commander in G.I. Joe, to The Transformers' Starscream and Bugs Bunny in drag, it seems as though our childhoods were all filled with incredibly gay animated characters.

Top 10 Lesbian-Leaning Cartoon Characters
Because, you know, women are much more versatile in their lezzie love, which is why we say they're "leaning" as opposed to diving in head first for the rest of their lives.

Who is the Sexiest Sorcerer?
We rounded up 15 of the wizards and warlocks that make us say “woof” and asked you to tell us which one was the sexiest of all.

The Queen of Elm Street
Gay.net chats with “Nightmare on Elm St.” star Heather Langenkamp about the queer appeal of Freddy Krueger’s heroic nemesis—Nancy Thompson.

For the Honor of Grayskull
Mattel talks “Masters of the Universe Classics”—the toy company’s new line of action figures based on He-Man and She-Ra.

Wonder Woman's Dirty Laundry: A Look at Early Sexuality in Comics
Though it’s been watered down over the many years the Amazing Amazon has been in print, Wonder Woman most definitely has a kinky side. We dove into the super-powered princess’ sexy history to remind readers why Wonder Woman will always be the diva of domination.

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