Guess what? Robin might be gay and it would be marvellous

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Guess what? Robin might be gay and it would be marvellous

Batman’s sidekick is going on a date with a male friend, with the writer saying she hopes to raise awareness

Sarah Mills

Caped Crusaders Batman and Robin have been busy fighting crime together for years, but now the focus of the story has shifted to Robin’s private life, as he explores his sexuality.

In the latest edition of DC Comics’ series Batman: Urban Legends, character Tim Drake, who is the third version of Robin, is seen accepting an offer of a date from a male friend.

“There’s been a bunch of conversations about whether or not he’s been queer-coded throughout time and this just felt like the piece that was missing to understand Tim Drake’s story better,” writer Meghan Fitzmartin said...

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