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    "Queer As Folk" Creator Russell T. Davies Called Out "Loki" For The Show's Lack Of A Bisexual Storyline

    "It’s a ridiculous, craven, feeble gesture."

    Queer as Folk creator Russell T. Davies was disappointed by the LGBTQ+ representation in Loki.

    Loki enters a room in his amour looking slightly confused
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    In the recent Disney+ series, it was confirmed that Loki is both genderfluid and bisexual, although not much time is spent discussing the topics.

    A page with identifying information about Loki says his Sex is fluid
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    During Episode 3, Loki sits down with Sylvie, who asks him if he's ever been in a relationship with "would-be-princesses or perhaps, another prince."

    Loki sits with Sylvie in a futuristic restaurant with purple lighting
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    Loki responds with a simple "a bit of both," while adding that he suspects that Sylvie feels the same way.

    Loki sits at the bar at the restaurant and looks into the distance
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    In the eyes of Russell T. Davies, the small scene was a "feeble gesture" at LGBTQ+ inclusion and should not have gotten as much praise as it did.

    Russell attends an event while wearing a tuxedo
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    "I think huge, clanging warning bells are ringing as the giants rise up with Netflix and Disney Plus especially. I think that’s a very great worry," he said during virtual Pride month panel.

    Loki leans forward with his hand on his chest and smiles
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    He continued, "Loki makes one reference to being bisexual once, and everyone's like, 'Oh my god, it's like a pansexual show.' It's like one word. He said the word 'prince,' and we're meant to go, 'Thank you, Disney! Aren’t you marvelous?' It's pathetic."

    "It's a ridiculous, craven, feeble gesture towards the vital politics and the stories that should be told," Russell concluded.

    Loki looks annoyed while wearing his armour
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    Meanwhile, Loki director Kate Herron previously said it was her goal "to acknowledge Loki was bisexual" and hoped that it could be discussed further in the future.

    From the moment I joined @LokiOfficial it was very important to me, and my goal, to acknowledge Loki was bisexual. It is a part of who he is and who I am too. I know this is a small step but I’m happy, and heart is so full, to say that this is now Canon in #mcu #Loki 💗💜💙

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    "I don’t know plans for the future with Loki — I’m so focused on this story. But I would say that part of my thinking was, well, if it’s canon and it’s acknowledged, then yeah I hope there’s obviously more road to travel with that aspect of his personality. And I hope it has opened the door to more stories, definitely,” she also told Collider.

    Only time will tell if Loki's sexuality gets a larger storyline when the series returns for Season 2 on Disney+.