This style awoke contemporary and later associations with homosexual culture. Andy Medhurst wrote in his essay Batman, Deviance, and Camp that Batman is interesting to gay audiences because "he was one of the first fictional characters to be attacked on the grounds of his presumed homosexuality," " the s TV series remains a touchstone of camp ," and "[he] merits analysis as a notably successful construction of masculinity. Only Joel Schumacher might have had an opposing view. Since you're asking me, I'll say no, I don't think he is… I certainly understand the gay readings, though. Obviously as a fictional character he's intended to be heterosexual, but the basis of the whole concept is utterly gay. My Life in Tights; he writes that the relationship could be interpreted as a sexual one, with the show's double entendres and lavish camp also possibly offering ambiguous interpretation.
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Share on Facebook "Gayness is built into Batman. 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. In Morrison's view, Batman's attachment to Alfred and Robin and his alleged detachment from the women in "fetish clothes" who "jump around rooftops to get to him" is symptomatic of his conceptual gayness. That's a very selective framing, but as Morrison told the LA Times in , "Batman can take anything.