Wonder Woman is ‘obviously’ queer, confirms writer
The Amazonian heroine is attracted to both men and women.
Wonder Woman writer Greg Rucka has confirmed that the warrior princess is queer.
When quizzed about Diana’s life with her fellow Amazons – who are all female and live on the fictional island of Themyscira – Rucka said that the superhero had “obviously” been in same-sex relationships.
“When you start to think about giving the concept of Themyscira its due, the answer is, ‘How can they not all be in same sex relationships?’ Right?” he told Comicosity.
“It makes no logical sense otherwise,” he added.
“But an Amazon doesn’t look at another Amazon and say, ‘You’re gay.’ They don’t. The concept doesn’t exist.
“Now, are we saying Diana has been in love and had relationships with other women? The answer is obviously yes.”
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