A few handpicked stories about representation and revolution at NYFW that you’ll definitely want to know about.
Michelle Tea, queer forces to be reckoned with, suits for girls, pandas, women in trades, the equality myth, a life-saving moving company, Thunderbitch, Airbnb for refugees, a personal story of falling on a public sidewalk, and so much more!
“I truly believe in story, I think the stories we see and the ones we choose to engage with are one of life’s most vital elements, it’s right up there with food and shelter. This has always been true.”
Our goal is to recognize and celebrate webcomics, graphic zines, comic books, graphic novels and other forms of sequential art that feature both excellence in the art form and excellence in representation for girls and women (especially queer girls and women) and feminist themes.
“Jo’s trans identity was just another integral part of her character, and it developed very naturally — she was a leader, she was VERY passionate about being a Lumberjane, she was also trans.”
Piled high with links and covered in a down-home link gravy, just like grandma used to make.
Dellal talks about Ray as if he is a girl, and she talks about transitioning as if it’s a costume or an on/off switch. She even uses “she/her” pronouns to talk about Ray and frequently misgenders him.
So many films about women, the menstruation revolution, #GiveYourMoneyToWomen, the Stonewall parody trailer you’ve been waiting for, Gabby Rivera love, what science says about friendships in your 30s, a mini playlist of sorts, and so much more!
Ellen Page and Evan Rachel Wood Bisexual in a movie together, Amnesty International’s long-due support of sex workers, Rebecca Black nowadays, finger hands, Laura Jane Grace on punk, a queer commune in rural Tennessee, genderless and lovin’ it with Tyler Ford, those Ryan Adams covers, and so much more!
Feminist sticker club, period panties, gays in the south, Hannah Hart and Mal Blum singing songs, Riese on a picnic blanket, trans healthcare fails, crop tops, black riot grrrls, boss hairstyles, alternate universes, crabs, Ryan Adams, Mey’s Dinosaur Corner, Meryl Streep, how we’re killing the earth, and so much more!
More links than you can swallow with a milkshake.
A man who hears colors, Electra Woman and Dyna Girl in a trailer, a freebleeding marathon runner who is my personal hero, male musicians described as female musicians would be, unpaid emotional labor, an interview with the creators of the Gender Is Over tee, Ellen Page’s new movie and so very much more!
Everything you could ever want to read is in this link roundup. Everything! Almost everything.
I think this is genuinely the first time I’ve seen the list of winners from a major award and not just been not-dissapointed, but been genuinely happy.
So many things for you to read with your eyeballs and your brains!
Things that aren’t marriage equality but are still really neat!!
“There was way more crowning than I was prepared for, but maybe that’s radical for a TV show?”
This may sound familiar, and that’s because The Rich Man’s Daughter is basically the TV offspring of Imagine Me & You and I Can’t Think Straight.
Female artists in the 80s and 90s, Alison Bechdel, queer rap, Anna Kendrick, Roxane Gay, my spiders, new Janet Jackson album, science for preschoolers/you, sex ed, a big ol’ fish, Laverne Cox, and so much more!
ABC’s got some hot new shows, the ACLU wants Hollywood to look at its gender discrimination problem, all about that weird Scream promo, Britney Spears’ new video, general hotness and like 50 other super-important things.