Obviously this plan is excellent and would definitely not end in disaster.
Travelogue feels comfortable, it feels cozy, it feels like a story you’re hearing from your great auntie, the one in the family who knows all the history and all the good secrets.
We ask Gay Nerd Cee Webster how to alter search or YouTube history if you’re logged onto your work account…and if that really matters at all.
We have literally all done this. All of us. Don’t even tell me you haven’t done this.
People look at babies and read: pink = girl, blue = boy, other colors and no hairbow? Just ask! Or assume. “Oh what long eyelashes on your beautiful little girl!” Follow me into this cultural critique game and be prepared to get a little uncomfortable.
If being the hero isn’t your style, you can always be the villain.
Here’s a mega photoessay of Comic Con with highlights from panelists talking about women in comics, diversity in comics and LGBT representation.
Plus I talk about Marvel movies, Legend of Korra and comic book podcasts!
All the ways the Lesbians Who Tech Summit in New York was history-making. And it was—it is every time.
“You should’ve brought me a hoverboard.”
I’ve been checking out more short-form surreal-y games, the kind where the mechanism is familiar and easy to pick up, and the satisfaction of finishing them comes more from watching the scenery unfold. Here are some of the prettiest, most subtly unsettling ones that have caught my eye.
Want to be filled with awe and rage? I have just the video game for you.
LGBTQ readers so rarely get queer-normative spaces, and so to have an entire book full of comics where people casually use “they” or “xe” pronouns, where women make offhand mentions of their girlfriends and where trans people can just matter-of-factly be trans, is just wonderful.
From task management to mind mapping to white noise, these are the apps you need to help you take over the world! Or, you know, just meet your deadlines and get your homework done.
“Mother, I have so many secrets.”
Much of Pietsch’s magic (get it?) comes from her ability to build a full, living world in her comics. In just a few pages she’s is able to transport her readers into a place with history, culture, rules for magic and new species of animals that all makes total sense.
The Lesbians Who Tech Summit in New York City is coming up October 1-4, and is packed with events like TED-style talks and what is literally called “networking that doesn’t suck.” Comment on this post for a chance to win a free Summit pass!
AWMAN now we gotta talk about “Rules.”
“While the inclusion of female players is most welcome, just like in real FIFA, we’ve still got a ways to go.”
NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan on her career. How 3D holograms work. What happens when you get your period in space. And more!