“By the way, what the heck is going on with Diane? Is she possessed? Has she always been a secret mythical ancient being? Why is she saying the golden bow that the girls found is hers?”
On the harassment and hate speech directed toward women on the internet.
Spurred by a problematic “real name” policy queers flock to fledgling social media platform Ello. But is it really the online utopia we’ve been waiting for?
Aside from our deep Marceline feelings, however, is the plain and simple fact that Marceline has presented all over the fashion spectrum — from androgynous to straight-up femme — all while looking effortlessly like a rock star.
The goal of the Autostraddle Comic and Sequential Art Awards is to recognize and celebrate positive representation for queer women and feminist issues in comics, webcomics and graphic novels.
Because romance, eroticism and queerness are still far from making it into many mainstream games, I’ve made a list of indie games designed to tug on your queer heartstrings and maybe even turn you on.
“Before I was ready or able to kiss a girl in real life or to reinvent myself as the wild party girl or fierce leader or boho artist — all identities that eventually became a part of my real identity — I could play them out on my computer screen.”
If you want to reminisce about your teenage summers, enjoy a good book or just a good cry, This One Summer is the book for you.
Damn the man, save the internet!
“Wouldn’t you rather join me in an adventurous 4-hour bus ride to a small town diner?”
It’s just awesome to be able to point at a very visible, recognizable and powerful government position that is based on having a massive amount of technology knowledge and say “LOOK WE EXIST LOOK LOOK LOOK.”
The second vignette in a series of moments walking the intersection of queerness and depression.
This summer Emily Carroll released a new book of her gorgeously gruesome horror comics, and now that Autumn is fast approaching, it’s the perfect time to grab a blanket, curl up in front of a fire and read some spooky stories.
I received a text from my fiancée with just the word “EMOJLI.” The caps were hers, not mine. But they do reflect how I felt. Maybe the caps are also mine, then. Maybe they are also everyone’s.
When notifications attack.
A study reveals that 70% of women in STEM have been sexually harassed while doing fieldwork, and 26% report having been assaulted. It’s not hard to see how that would affect their careers.
With Autumn approaching and Summer coming to an end, many new comics are getting ready to start up. For this week’s Drawn to Comics, I’m going to highlight six titles that I’m excited to take a look at in the next few months.
A new survey shows that adult women are one of the largest demographics when it comes to who plays video games.
Three pieces of technology for which I just can’t decide whether I’m Team Yay or Team Nope. Please send opinion-building help.