This wasn't really that fucked up, but is an example of baiting from the 1990s:https://www.cbr.com/remember-to-forget-the-strange-sexual-journey-of-ice-maiden/
In short, they spent ~5 issues suggesting that Fire and Ice were actually a couple back from the JLI days, and Ice's replacement dresses up as her in an attempt to sexually heal Fire. After she's rejected, she says that was all part of her plan all along. Then it is revealed in a later issue that she is bi, making one wonder if she was actually coming on to Fire but then tried to save face.
The writer of those issues (Gerard Jones) was also responsible for bungling Obsidian almost coming out.
Everything is worse now because Jones is on trial for uploading child porn to Youtube.>>100874480
Same with Atom Smasher's face