Saturday Morning Cartoons: Repression

Welcome to Saturday Morning Cartoons, a segment where five artists take turns delighting you with their whimsy, facts and punchlines on Saturday mornings! Our esteemed cartoon critters are Cameron GlavinAnna BongiovanniYao Xiao, and co-creators Megan Praz and Moll Green. Today’s cartoon is by Cameron!

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Cameron is an illustrator hailing from Ohio. When she’s not drawing, she’s probably very, very quietly having loud thoughts about: queer things, her eventual shop, what to watch next on Netflix, food, names for her future pets, and tumblr.

Cameron has written 76 articles for us.


  1. I feel the ending of this cartoon is quite harsh, but opening questions in a way. But the bluntness of it to me seems to be quite negating of people who like others have commented before maybe have been closeted for reasons. Also for people whose emotional development (seperate to their sexuality) makes them act in a less than ’21st century sex positive’ way, or people with other health issues that affect their openness to emotion. I guess things are often open ended, but when you decide that yourself is personal. I would like to see a development in this conversation on this idea, and the questions it raises. Because as someone who grew up finding things online in a closeted life, but pre to early ‘afterEllen’ years I do think this seem to garner not much hope. I don’t often comment, maybe I found the reality too much. But it’s good though. It made me comment and I think it will make people question, what more can you ask for?

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