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According to Collider Movie News, it was revealed that the comic book writers plan to make her bisexual, as their logic is that since she grew up in a world inhabited by nothing but women, then statistically Wonder Woman would either grow up being either full on gay, or bi.
No word yet on whether or not this'll effect her movie portrayal if at all moving forward, but it certainly looks like she's going to be bisexual in the comics at least. Here's a link to the video to know more. It's literally the first story they talk about, so you can close the the video once you see the first story if you're not interested in hearing the other movie news stuff.
Anyways, what are your thoughts? Good idea? Bad idea? Or not sure? Or you don't care? Please discuss.
Makes sense. I always suspected that, in the tv version. Never read the comics.
Yeah same here. The only problem that i have with it though is that it might reinforce the stereotype that if a woman even so much as HINTS at the possibility of being stronger than a man at something, then it automatically means they're gay. Not saying I think that way, but I know a lot of guys that i've talked to in the past feel that way, and I feel like making her bisexual sort of reinforces that stereotype. However, it does make sense from a narrative perspective though, and I personally don't care if she's gay.
As long as her movie is awesome, then that's all I care about. But other Wonder Woman fans on the other hand.....
Never thought about it that way but it makes sense. I suppose, though, a woman that strong would be better off bi. Most men are incredibly intimidated and her dating field would be severely limited.
I guess that probably explains why they cast Captain Kirk himself (Chris Pine obviously and not the overweight old William Shatner, who's probably too old looking for her at this point) to be her love interest in the upcoming movie next year considering he's probably one of the very real men out there that can still look like a man's man standing next to Wonder Woman.
While WW's creator was very experimental in the area of sexuality, I really doubt he intended for WW to be bi. And I agree with Stevennix2001. It strongly enforces the stereotype that independent and powerful women are butches.
I doubt most iconic comic characters were intended to be bi or gay because of the times they were created in. I mean even a progressive show like Star Trek never dared to make Sulu gay in the original series in fear of the backlash at the time, so i doubt seriously it would've crossed the WW creator's mind at the time for that reason alone.
Having said that though. I am curious to see if this'll be adapted into the films as well. If it does, then it might hurt WW's box office sales next year. I hate saying that because I want to see more of the LBGT represented in movies, TV shows and etc, and I truly do think WW deserves her own movie. Seriously, it's a crime against humanity itself that minuscule characters like Ant-Man, Dr. Strange and etc are getting their own movies before the Amazonian princess herself considering she's arguably one of the top five iconic superheroes of all time, but I'm also a realist as well.
If they make WW bisexual in the movies, then you might see quite a few people boycotting it for that exact reason. It's one of the main reasons why I personally think "Star Trek Beyond" suffered this year at the box office, when they decided to make Sulu gay. Granted, I know most film critics aren't going to admit that because they don't want to look like homophobes, but I'm just telling it like it is. Don't get me wrong, there were other factors mind you like mixed reviews by audiences and critics. Poor advertising. The controversy over Justin Lin admitting he turned down the first draft of the script because it was too "star trekkie" for his liking, which naturally pissed off a lot of fans. The fact that it was coming off a movie like "Star Trek into Darkness", which a lot of hardcore fans didn't like.
And I'm sure the fact that George Takei admitting he did not approve of them making his character gay because he found it disrespectful to his friend, Gene Roddenberry, probably didn't help matters either.
There were a lot of factors involved in why "Star Trek Beyond" under performed at the box office, but only a damn fool would say making Sulu gay probably didn't have a part of it because i think it did. Granted, I personally didn't care. Apart from it not making sense considering they made Sulu straight in the original timeline, as "Star Trek: Generations" is proof of that, I honestly didn't care about it too much. Besides, it wasn't even made into a big deal in the movie itself anyway. All we saw was Kirk looking at Sulu from a distance, as Sulu hugged some random guy. They didn't even kiss either. Just hugged, and that was supposed to be the implied implication that Sulu is gay now according to Justin Lin.
Sure, why not? She comes from a woman only-island it seems a logical place for a bit of sexual diversity. And if all super powers people "can't" be gay because it might be seen a stereotype, um, that's would be weird.
Sadly, it's just how our world is. hell, Xena Warrior princess (the original version. not the reboot they're working on) was always straight according to the writers, but that didn't stop men from saying she was gay because of how tough she is. Hell even the actress that played her thought her character was gay on the show.
Um, the Xena writers was wildly and deliberately courting the gay and 'just like lesbians' audience. It was certainly not some accidental misunderstanding by the audience.
that brings up an interesting debate though. Why is it that when a woman is portrayed as a ball busting girl that can kick any guy's a** is automatically gay in most people's eyes, while a guy that cries during girly films is a sissy? why do you think people generalize like that? I'm not saying I do that, but I'm just asking an honest question.
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