Its certainly been one hell of a week for DC’s PR team. (Emphasis on hell.)
“With their decision to prohibit not only Batwoman’s marriage, but also several other character developments, it seems like DC has gone too far.”
Which isn’t a big deal, but also totally is.
Even though we’re dealing with robots, dragons and multiple dimensions, Decrypting Rita is fundamentally about queer nerds.
Falcone has a new comic forthcoming, called Clique Refresh, and it’s “a love letter to internet friends and what it means to feel most at home online.”
Since DAR, I’ve been trying to find an equally good queer comic to read, and I think I’ve found a few that come close.
Sarah’s Team Pick: A Grrlz Club has made female superheroes to fight against racism, “nerd discrimination”, and gossip and it’s the best thing ever.
Here at Autostraddle, we love kickass women. We’re presenting a list of 20 of our favorite kickass fictional heroines as a way to jumpstart this feelingsfest and leaving the rest up to you!
Finally, some fantastic cultural analysis about women in power and women in patriotic spandex leotards saving the day.
“It’s important not just to have characters that challenge ideas about gender and sex, but to also have them in realistic settings.”
Ali’s Team Pick: Feminism, cats and cartoons all in one happy place.
“If I can get through this without cryin’ it’ll look a lot cooler.”- Nathan Fillion
I was there for you and I wanted to buy everything.
Jamie’s Team Pick: What to expect when you’re expecting, and identify as a butch dyke.
‘Superheroes Are For Girls, Too’ is an adorable tumblr that will give you hope for the future.
Includes queer love, food puns, an alternative lifestyle haircut, and the phrase, “Wow, I forgot how much I liked Sleater-Kinney!”
Ten comic books that are uppercase Gay, lowercase gay or gay by the power of their proximity to me.
Marvel to honor Women’s History Month, please say you’re sorry to Tony Hawk, a glimpse at the latest installment of Final Fantasy and a young girl braves a 1978 comic con! Also some sexy desktop porn that you can even use at work!