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Supergirl Casts Gay Cop Maggie Sawyer

Supergirl Casts Gay Cop Maggie Sawyer

Floriana Lima, who played a lesbian lifestyle blogger on ABC’s The Family, has copped the role of Supergirl‘s Maggie Sawyer.

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In DC Comics lore, Maggie was introduced as a captain with the Metropolis Special Crimes Unit, which handled superpowered menaces. One of the first openly gay characters in mainstream comics, she has long been associated with Superman titles as a highly skilled member of the Science Police, a division of the police department that deals with metahumans.

On The CW’s Supergirl, as first reported by The Hollywood Reporter,

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