Three years after billionaire philanthropist Bruce Wayne and his vigilante alter-ego Batman disappeared, his cousin Kate Kane sets out to overcome her demons by protecting the streets of Gotham City as Batwoman and becoming a symbol of hope.
Kate Kane never planned to be Gotham’s new vigilante. Armed with a passion for justice and a flair for speaking her mind, she soars through the shadowed streets of Gotham as Batwoman. In a city desperate for a savior, she must first overcome her own demons before becoming Gotham’s superhero.
Queer Plotline Timeline
The whole show is about a lesbian superhero. It’s super queer.
Notable Queer-Centric Episodes
- Season 1, Episode 2 “Down Down Down” – Kate meets Reagan and they start dating.
- Season 1, Episode 3 “Who Are You?” – Kate and Reagan’s relationship implodes.
- Season 1, Episode 10 “How Queer Everything Is Today!” – After a gay student is outed and causes chaos, Kate reveals herself and then comes out as Batwoman too.
- Season 1, Episode 14 “Grinning from Ear to Ear” – Sophie comes out to her mother. It does not go well.