I’m not asking you to make Poe Dameron queer – I’m asking you not to make him straight

You might’ve heard that Mark Hamill is going around telling people that if they think Luke Skywalker is bisexual, or transgender, then that means he is bisexual, or transgender, or whatever else you read him as. That Luke is left up for interpretation, and that means your interpretation is right.

In a couple of weeks, a comic book will premiere that focuses on Poe Dameron, one of the main characters in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. A lot of people read Poe as queer. Some are hopeful that in the future movies, he’ll actually be established as queer. Some of us are just hoping that this comic won’t establish that he’s not queer.

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Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron

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