Tom Hiddleston Says Loki’s Bisexuality Is a ‘Small Step’

Tom Hiddleston has mentioned there’s extra to be completed for illustration, after Loki got here out as bisexual within the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

The character appeared all through the MCU for a decade earlier than popping out as bi in episode three of the Loki Disney+ sequence, one thing Hiddleston mentioned was an necessary however small step.

Chatting with the Guardian, Hiddleston spoke in regards to the transition from movies to TV, saying that introducing Loki’s bisexuality was a possibility to discover new components of the character with out altering who he was.

“All of us needed to retain the integrity of the character. I needed to verify we didn’t lose the bits that folks liked, whereas doing one thing new,” he mentioned.

“I additionally hope Loki popping out as bisexual was significant to individuals who noticed it. It was a small step, and there’s additional to go. Nevertheless it was undoubtedly necessary to all of us.”

Following Loki’s bisexuality reveal final June, director Kate Herron additionally commented that it was a small however necessary step.

“From the second I joined Loki it was crucial to me, and my purpose, to acknowledge Loki was bisexual,” she mentioned. “It is part of who he’s and who I’m too. I do know this can be a small step however I’m joyful, and coronary heart is so full, to say that that is now canon in [the] MCU.”

Whereas Loki was the primary main LGBTQ+ character launched within the MCU he was quickly joined by Phastos from Eternals.

Since then, Disney additionally refused to chop an LGBTQ reference within the new Physician Unusual within the Multiverse of Insanity, which associated to new hero America Chavez and her two mothers.

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