So Apparently Batgirl Is Transgender Now

Perhaps feeling pressure from the latter half of the LGBT acronym, DC Comics has revealed that one of its characters is transgender, not long after we found out Batwoman was lesbian and the Green Lantern was gay.

In the just-released Batgirl #19, Alysia and Batgirl alter ego Barbara Gordon share a tearful exchange, where Alysia tells her roomie flat out that she’s trans. What happens next is a little weird: Barbara tells Alysia to call her Babs, because, “The people I love call me Babs,” and the two share an embrace. That’s sweet and all, but then Babs’ phone rings and she’s all, “I”ve been expecting this … I have to … ”

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