A Russian fan has created an online petition that asks the villain Joker to be portrayed as gay in the comic book again.
According to her, in its origins, the character always had homoaffective desires until its sexuality changed in the decade of 90, forming romantic pair with Arlequina.
“The Joker has almost 80 years of history, and half of them were portrayed as homosexual. The comic strip Neal Adams said that the Joker is a gay man and has always been. This view has been divided by many authors and artists over the years, “the petition says.