Evolution’s Rainbow is both a catalogue of diversity across the natural world in sex, gender, and sexuality, and also an “indictment” of all academic fields for suppressing or ignoring the diversity that we see.
Emily Graslie of The Brain Scoop calls on us to support female content creators in the STEM fields. Let’s do that.
Sfé Monster’s webcomic Kyle & Atticus tells the story of a young genderqueer kid making their way through school and life. Also they have a robot friend that speaks in Braille.
Why should the rest of the internet have all the fun?
Are they coming for us?
That’s because this weather app, Weather Whiskers, is weather told in LOL Cats.
Her fairy tale and horror comics are some of the most creative, innovative and just flat out amazing comics I’ve seen online in a long time.
And other similar two/multi-player type situations, because being on different continents shouldn’t get in the way of Boggle. (Bonus! Featuring the worst drawing of Brooklyn ever, courtesy of yours truly.)
‘Extraordinary Women in Science & Medicine’, an exhibit at The Grolier Club, highlight women scientists who transcended gender-related societal constraints, including two queer women.
O Human Star is a lovely webcomic full of queer characters that will make you like robots so much that you might need a Terminator marathon just to feel normal again.
“The Nintendo showed up Christmas morning. All my friends had a Super Nintendo, but my parents held out for so long (bless them) that my brother and I skipped right to the Nintendo 64.”
For this week’s profile we have one of your very own: Ms. Dr. Joseph L. Simonis, Autostraddler, roller derby player, and population ecologist at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago.
Melanie Gillman’s webcomic As the Crow Flies tells the story of a young, queer girl of color trying to find her place at a Christian camp filled with people she can’t relate to.
Dispensary reviews, cross-referencing strain libraries, light saber wars and much more!
But for all of my many apps, there is one category that was tragically absent. And that category was gay-themed games. That is, until now.
“Discrimination in the sciences is an issue that direly needs more publicity and honest discussion, so I don’t want to discount Eileen Pollack’s well-researched and articulate piece. But in many ways, from a queer-feminist perspective, it was a total disappointment.”
Marvel and DC Comics added some much needed diversity by debuting a teenage Muslim girl from New Jersey as Ms. Marvel and a new First Nations superhero. But where are the women of color on screen?
Hazel Newlevant does so much great work that it would be a shame to look at just one of her comics and ignore the rest. From her weekly concert reviews and cute and funny diary comics to her award-winning stories about queer ladies trying to find happiness in music you’re sure to find something you’ll love.