Batwoman and the Male Gaze

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We’re now well into the first season of the CW’s latest superhero show, Batwoman.

A bit of background: Batwoman, civilian name Kate Kane, made her first appearance in her current form in 52 in 2006. There was an earlier version, Kathy Kane, who was introduced as a love interest for Batman because no homo. No, seriously, she was introduced to try and stop people from shipping Btman and Robin. She was removed ten years…

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