“Wonder Woman” writer says Wonder Woman would definitely identify as queer and that it’s definitely NBD

Among all the superheroes, Wonder Woman has a special place in our hearts (can’t wait for the movie!). She’s just so damn fierce!

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Speaking of which, comics writer Greg Rucka — who is writing a WW series — did an interview with Comicosity where he suggested that she definitely falls somewhere on the queer spectrum — though she probably wouldn’t be into labels.

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Asked straight out if Wonder Woman is queer, Rucka admits that it’s “complicated.”

"Now, are we saying Diana has been in love and had relationships with other women? As [series artist] Nicola [Scott] and I approach it, the answer is obviously yes," he said.

He went on to note.

"[The Amazon homeland]'s supposed to be paradise. You’re supposed to be able to live happily. [And] part of what an individual needs for that happiness is to have a partner — to have a fulfilling, romantic and sexual relationship. And the only options are women. But an Amazon doesn’t look at another Amazon and say, “You’re gay. They don’t. The concept doesn’t exist.

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We love that Wonder Woman’s sexuality doesn’t have to be strictly defined; what’s important is that she’s a character in popular culture whose sexuality is fluid. 

There aren’t enough of those, and when there is such a character, their sexuality is often blown out of proportion or made to seem unusual in some way.

Wonder Woman just does what she does, and we dig that.

H/T Vulture