• Activists Taking Wonder Woman Into Our Own Hands: Join us for #PopPoliticsChat on Wednesday

    Activists Taking Wonder Woman Into Our Own Hands: Join us for #PopPoliticsChat on Wednesday0

    • June 20, 2017

    When we announced the #PopPoliticsChat series of Twitter conversations we knew the Wonder Woman movie needed to be one of our online discussion topics. #PopPoliticsChat was developed by the Cultural Pulse project to connect fan communities and nonprofit organizations and explore how storytelling and fan communities can influence activism and community engagement.  Wonder Woman was

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  • About That New Dykes to Watch Out For Strip

    About That New Dykes to Watch Out For Strip0

    Yesterday, Allison Bechdel posted a new strip for her comic Dykes to Watch Out For (DTWOF) for the first time in over eight years. Like Chris Baldwin’s Bruno, DTWOF was remarkable partly because it covered a fascinating span of political eras, but delivered a queer perspective on the happenings of the world. It was also

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  • Welcome to the X-Men – Hope you Survive The Experience: How Geeks Can Help

    Welcome to the X-Men – Hope you Survive The Experience: How Geeks Can Help2

    My name is Jamie Kingston. But for the next four years, you can call me Storm. My queer friends? You can call them Northstar, Prodigy, Moonstar and Wolfsbane. Or Anole, Shatterstar, Rictor, Karma and Iceman. My chronically ill friends? You can call them Strong Guy, Cable, Husk. Siren or Sunspot. My Muslim friends? Call them M or

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  • Political Cartooning and How to Survive the Pitfalls of the Internet

    Political Cartooning and How to Survive the Pitfalls of the Internet0

    • September 28, 2016

    I’ve been cartooning a long time, and in the last year as our society has boiled over with all of its longstanding ills, drawing has felt like the best way I know how to preserve my sanity so, armed with a pencil, I took a sharp turn away from fiction and toward social commentary. I strongly encourage

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  • Feminism & Fat: Interview with Ragen Chastain

    Feminism & Fat: Interview with Ragen Chastain2

    • July 20, 2016

    One of my biggest, long-time internet crushes on a person I have never, ever met goes to Ragen Chastain. I started reading her blog, Dances with Fat, several years ago as it not only affirmed some struggles and suspicions I had regarding the talk around bodies and health, but it also opened my eyes to the

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  • What Devin Faraci Gets Wrong About Audience, Ownership and Power

    What Devin Faraci Gets Wrong About Audience, Ownership and Power12

    Earlier this week, Devin Faraci of Birth Movies Death, wrote that fandom was broken. Out of control and on the attack, wild elements of the audience had broken free from their assigned role of mild adoration and GIFpreciation to wage war against creators. Hashtag campaigns, calls to action, death threats — described in one long

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