Tag: Content Warning

Why We Switched From Trigger Warnings to Content Warnings

The modern world thrives on labels, categories, and vast organizational structures that reduce friction between the billions and billions of us crowding this tiny rock (I blame Aristotle and an assortment of other historic labellers). But more often than not, we humans love labels: introvert, extrovert, endomorph, exomorph, side chick, ride or die chick, and…

Shall We Date? Can't Say No | NTT Solmare Corp

Shall We Date?

Once upon a time, our games editor, Al, asked if any of us would like to play and write about Japanese dating games or “otome.” Otome are story-based romance games largely targeted at a female, heterosexual audience. The player role-plays as the ambiguous main female character whose goal is to develop a relationship with one…

[TW] YOU ARE NOT ALONE

Trigger Warning: Suicide and depression. This week’s tragic news about the death of transgender teen, Leelah Alcorn, and the Tumblr note that followed, has brought me to tears. Losing lives, especially young lives, to hopelessness, always feels so preventable. Marc Lombardi, editor at Grayhaven Comics, is offering a free PDF copy of YOU ARE NOT…

India’s New Comic Book Hero

Trigger warning: This post discusses sexual violence and rape. India has a new hero! She’s a survivor who works with the gods to fight against gender-based violence in India and beyond. Steeped in the rich Hindu mythology, beautiful color palette and culture of India, the new comic book, Priya Shakti, is a layered storytelling project…

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