Skip to comments.Batwoman: Lesbian comic hero to get TV series
Posted on 07/17/2018 6:30:05 PM PDT by Ennis85
A TV adaptation of Batwoman is to become the first live-action superhero series with an openly gay lead character.
The show is being developed for the US channel, the CW, adding to the network's collection of shows based on DC comics characters.
Batwoman was introduced in the 1950s as a love interest for Batman to dispel rumours of his own homosexuality.
The character was reintroduced in 2006 as a gay woman called Kate Kane.
She has since become the highest-profile openly gay character of any DC comic.
The show's synopsis describes Kate Kane as an "out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the failing city's criminal resurgence".
It says she is "armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind".
However, she must "overcome her own demons" before emerging as a hero in Gotham City.
(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.com ...
Anymore, hetero characters are the ‘exotic’ ones.
A slinky, LYTHE lezbo..?
“Batwoman was introduced in the 1950s as a love interest for Batman to dispel rumours of his own homosexuality.”
What the hell are they talking about??? There were no such rumours. BS.
The purpose is to indoctrinate the children. Then ...
All about that lavender casting couch, rrrrowwwwwrrr!
Boy are these people headed for hell in a handbasket.
Do I need to watch?
Just as supergirl and superboy and superhorse and superdog in the 50s showed Superman wasnt gay pedophile or zoophiliac
Lol We were just discussing this state of affairs.
So-called entertainment has gone to showing women as the stronger ones...More women detectives, military personnel, super heroes, even in commercials, the men are the unknowing screw ups...
Now, they are going even further and making the women heroes lesbian....
I guess they have to do this because it sure ain’t like that in real life....
A long ways from the TV Super Man opening...”Truth, justice and the American way”.
A woman incapable of not making love to a man isnt normal.
Let the outrage begin.
To be modern, “she” should be played by a guy, who identifies as trans-bat
We need more trans-gender humans.
There, problem is fixed.
Only if she is good-looking and wears a black latex Bat uniform....
Why bother with a sexual orientation? Bruce Wayne and Batman socialize with women, but that could be to blend in for all the real interest they show in most versions. Superman has Lois Lane, but they don’t go beyond looking into each other’s eyes (except in Larry Niven’s “Man of Steel - Woman of Kleenex”). Peter Parker and Spiderman like Mary Jane, but they are usually too shy/awkward to do much about that attraction.
Other than “The Incredibles”, sexual orientation is a non-issue for the vast majority of superheroes. But, of course, the social justice warriors have to introduce their propaganda into this genre too. I hope they lose a lot of money on this nonsense.
Yvonne Craig, yum!
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