There's no denying that the chemistry between Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn is palpable. Although the two have hit some roadblocks and speed bumps in the past, it's becoming apparent that these two are really meant to be. Their love is almost as strong as their combined powers and abilities, and that's saying something. Harley and Ivy are a power couple not to be trifled but they are not without competition. (Read more)
Jackson Brueheim, "5 Ways Harley Quinn & Poison Ivy are DC's Power Couple (& 5 Who Could Beat Them)," CBR, September 23, 2020.
There was always something special about two characters: Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn. They were super cool, super strong and could hold their own against anyone. They also had terrific chemistry. In one episode, they’re even shown standing in their pajamas and sharing a “hideout” that only has one bedroom and one bed. That’s gay. But not canonically. Not on the pages of an actual real universe DC Comic. Not until last week. That was when Harley Quinn #25 came out and we finally got to see this fan-favorite couple kiss in the pages of a main-universe comic book. This is honestly a huge moment for queer representation in superhero comics. (Read more)
Mey, "Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy finally have their first in-canon, main-universe kiss!" Autostraddle, August 15, 2017.
Despite any official canon telling me that it was something I had to see in them, my queerness found Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn. The fears that being exposed to gay content would make me gay couldn’t have been less true. If I can speak for the legions of this particular brand of shippers, Harley and Ivy didn’t make us queer. If anything, we made Harley and Ivy queer. Starved for queer narratives before I even knew they were a thing, I latched on to the closest thing I could find that represented it -- and I’ve never let go. (Read more)
Riley Silverman, "How 'Harley and Ivy' helped this 'baby gay' find her way," Syfy Wire, April 16, 2020.