Remember when Vanity Fair’s Joanna Robinson bemoaned the fact that Captain America and Bucky Barnes crackled with too much “heterosexual virility”? Clearly something must be done, and soon!

Enter #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend:

If Captain America stands for his country’s firm belief in democracy, then he is finally seeing it in its truest form. Marvel fans on Monday sparked the hashtag #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend, which continued to trend into the next day on Twitter.

The call for more sexually diverse and fluid Disney heroes is growing louder since Twitter’s#GiveElsaAGirlfriend, and we all know Captain America makes a fine poster boy.

Here’s just a sample:

Got that? If you don’t like this hashtag campaign, it’s because you’re a boring homophobe. It couldn’t possibly have anything to do with the fact that it’s completely asinine.



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Vanity Fair writer laments the ‘heterosexual virility’ of Captain America and Bucky Barnes