Sex, Bondage, and Wonder Woman

BY Advocate.com Editors

February 15 2011 7:05 PM ET

Long before Lynda Carter put her arms at her sides, twisted at the waist, and spun herself into fame as Wonder Woman, the character's 1941 debut was decidedly more sexually charged, thanks to her creator, feminist psychologist William Moulton Marston.

Gay.com takes a look at the character’s early appearances in the new article “Wonder Woman’s Dirty Laundry: A Look at Early Sexuality in Comics.” From her lasso (a symbol for Marston’s belief in feminine persuasive powers) to images of her spanking bound women (and being bound and spanked by men), the articles dives into the early days of Wonder Woman and digs up some gay-specific, little-known facts.

Read more here.



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