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Editor’s Note: This author has chosen to remain anonymous, due to the very specific geographical knowledge contained here. I grew up in Stanwood, Washington, a small town a couple miles off the interstate. Its got that quintessential small-town feel: the dairy farms handed down through generations, the locally owned businesses being edged out by bigREAD MORE
Terrorism comes in many forms. Political agendas may differ in purpose and scale, but they all share the same intent: fostering fear and rage and spreading propaganda, with innocent people as their targets. The victims of the November 13th events in Paris aren’t just those that died and were injured in the initial attack. The backlash continues well after theREAD MORE
Content Warning: This post contains discussion of rape and abuse. The author has chosen to remain anonymous. I was raped fifteen years ago. It wasn’t a vicious scene. I wasn’t attacked by a stranger. I was not drugged. And it took me a decade to recognize it as rape.READ MORE
When I was asked to write this article, I was flattered, but a little unsure of myself. It certainly massaged my ego a bit to think that I might have something substantial to contribute, as a trans woman, to the ongoing discussion of LGBT people in comics. And then there was of course the uniquely-affirmingREAD MORE