Wednesday 14 November 2018

New lipstick lesbians are doing it for themselves

Latest guardian of Gotham likes kissing girls when she's not fighting the bad guys, writes Carol Hunt

Lipstick lesbainism is on the rise, and celebrity couples such as Portia de Rossi, above left, and Ellen DeGeneres, above right, represent the new feeling of openness and acceptance that's evident in today's society
Lipstick lesbainism is on the rise, and celebrity couples such as Portia de Rossi, above left, and Ellen DeGeneres, above right, represent the new feeling of openness and acceptance that's evident in today's society
Batwoman likes justice, red accessories and women
Carol Hunt

Carol Hunt

She's 5'10". She's a redhead. She's just been announced as the permanent replacement for the recently deceased Bruce Wayne, aka Batman of DC Comics. (Oh sorry, didn't you know? Brucie has been 'proclaimed' dead.)

Her name is Kathy Kane -- she wears knee-high red boots and a figure-hugging black and red costume -- and did I mention she was gay?

Described as a "lesbian socialite by night and a crime fighter by later in the night", the rarely featured Batwoman, who has a romantic history with ex-police detective Rene Montoya, has now replaced the caped crusader as protector of Gotham City.

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