• Copter Crash: Isabel Fall and the Transgender SF Debate

    Copter Crash: Isabel Fall and the Transgender SF Debate2

    On New Year’s Day, the latest issue of the digital science fiction magazine Clarkesworld went live. The line-up included a mixture of established talents and new names; in the latter category was Isabel Fall, who contributed a story entitled “I Sexually Identify as an Attack Helicopter.” Isabell Fall’s piece was available on the website for

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  • The Performative Horniness of Dawn of X

    The Performative Horniness of Dawn of X0

    Adjoining bedrooms. That was all it took for the X-Men’s most infamous love triangle to suddenly become a canon poly triad in the minds of fans everywhere. Elsewhere in the same issue, we bore witness to Corsair’s partner hitting on Rachel Summers, his granddaughter, another character generally accepted as queer despite only the most subtextual

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  • Stage Dreams is the Comic Queer and Trans Teens Deserve

    Stage Dreams is the Comic Queer and Trans Teens Deserve0

    Stage Dreams Mel Gillman Lerner Publishing/Graphic Universe September 3, 2019 A review copy of this book was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Three years ago, I interviewed incredible color pencil artist Mel Gillman about Stage Dreams, a young adult graphic novel they were drawing for Lerner Publishing’s imprint, Graphic Universe.

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  • WWAC Chats: Bicons For Bisexual Awareness Month

    WWAC Chats: Bicons For Bisexual Awareness Month1

    Oh hey—it’s that time again! That day—September 23rd—or week, or heck, that whole MONTH where we remember that bisexuals exist and have our own unique styles, struggles, and memes. We have a LOT of memes, y’all. https://gallusrostromegalus.tumblr.com/post/166314618898/chaoticbard-chaoticbard-are-you-a-finger-guns   We also have a lot of disaster bisexuals, including me—your humble zine-loving bisexual who really meant to

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  • Bluestockings’ Inaugural Queer + Trans Comics Fest 2019

    Bluestockings’ Inaugural Queer + Trans Comics Fest 20190

    Conventions and art shows tend to grow with success, but that growth can come at the cost of exponentially increasing competition in ways many of its exhibitors cannot keep up with. The number of attendees increase year by year, inevitably encouraging greater involvement with corporate interests. Cost-effectiveness becomes a question, as the commercialization and franchising

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  • Greetings of Love, Inclusion and Visibility: Meet J.Caress Studio

    Greetings of Love, Inclusion and Visibility: Meet J.Caress Studio0

    How many times were you told as a child to open the greeting card that came with your birthday or holiday present before you could open the present? For me, that greeting card was always a bit boring because sometimes, it just never spoke to me. Greeting cards weren’t always exciting and fun, and certainly

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