Strangelove in Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker

Strangelove is an AI researcher who first appears in Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker. She is described as a lesbian, or possibly bisexual. For example, she says “naked men are not my cup of tea” and rubs sunscreen (suggestively) on a female character. She appears to have some sort of relationship or attraction to The Boss, as scene in the video below.

She is also likely the mother of Otacon, and it is indicated that she has some sort of relationship with his father Huey Emmerich.

LGBTQ References in this series:

Metal Gear Solid (1998): Ocelot; Otacon

Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (2001): Vamp; Scott Dolph; Raiden

Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004): Raikov and Volgin

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker (2010): Strangelove; Kaz


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