Thursday, April 06, 2006

Homophilia Addendum

Batman's relationship with Catwoman was competitive and combative, whereas his relationship with Robin was cooperative and supportive. Which relationship you interpret as romantic may depend upon your idea of the nature of a romantic relationship or what attitudes towards sexuality you ascribe to Batman.

However, whichever way you read it, Batman's relationship with Robin could be described as "Platonic."

Think about it.


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