Bil Browning

Batman Is Gay [Part 7,294]

Filed By Bil Browning | April 27, 2012 11:45 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Batman, Caped Crusader

"Gayness is built into Batman. I'm not using gay in the pejorative sense, but Batman is very, very gay. There's just no denying it. Obviously as a fictional character he's intended to be heterosexual, but the basis of the whole concept is utterly gay. I think that's why people like it."

-- Batman writer Grant Morrison in an interview with Playboy about the queer subtext behind the Caped Crusader. Our post from July of 2008, "When Batman Was Gay" is still one of the most read pieces on the site. Google brings several thousand folks to that article every month.


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