Catwoman too?

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Hot on the heels of Clarke in The 100 being revealed as bisexual, we get another bi woman in sci-fi with Catwoman slyly coming out as bisexual in the latest edition of the DC comic.

The geekier end of social media has been abuzz with it ever since – not least this poster from the people behind the Bisexual Recruitment Army riffing on current “young Batman” TV show Gotham – which already has a fistful of established queer characters.

Writer Genevieve Valentine blogged:

She’s flirted around it – often quite literally – for years now; for me, this wasn’t a revelation so much as a confirmation. And as Mark Doyle and I were first hashing out the relationships in this arc, Eiko seemed like the right person: intelligent, driven, in that uncanny valley of Almost Catwoman, and knows enough about Selina that their honesty has become something of a shelter in a situation that’s getting increasingly dishonest for everybody involved. The more we talked about it, the more it was something I wanted to make happen.

A good week for bi representation, then. Perhaps we can have some bi blokes next week though?