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Ruby Rose’s Batwoman is TV’s 1st out LGBTQ superhero

Ruby Rose, who came out as a lesbian at age 12, hopes her title role on The CW’s new series Batwoman lets viewers know they’re not alone.

Ruby Rose's Batwoman First LGBTQ Hero
Ruby Rose said she is seeing greater representation of different groups on television. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Ruby Rose suffered the slings and arrows from schoolmates about being different before the rise of social media.

The 33-year-old gender-fluid actress — who came out as a lesbian at age 12 in her native Australia — hopes her title role on The CW’s new series Batwoman lets viewers know they’re not alone.

It’s the first TV series headlined by an out LGBTQ superhero.

Ruby Rose, who has said she is bipolar, believes society has come a long way in accepting different groups and says she is seeing greater representation of them on television.

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At the same time, Rose told a TV critics gathering on Sunday that social media is “terrifying.”

Ruby Rose says there’s “a lot of pressure” on kids today and she wants young people to be able identify and relate to characters they’re watching on Batwoman.