If you answered "by rebooting the original Green Lantern, Alan Scott, who is trapped in an alternate universe called Earth-2 in which he will never interact with the main DC Comics universe, which includes the better-known Green Lanterns like Hal Jordan, Guy Gardner, or Kyle Rayner while also skipping the pesky coming-out story altogether," then congrats, you're a nerd! And you're right.
And if you don't read comics, this is just a great analysis of the portrayal of LGBTQ characters and diversity in media.
At 2:48, MovieBob hits the nail on the head.
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