We’ve seen a lot of canonically queer women in comic book movies lately; here’s the gift guide for those who are thrilled about that development.
Get that lesbian vampire space opera out of your head and onto the interwebs!
The conversation of multi-dimensional black thought, and questions of isolation or not feeling “black enough”, is one that a lot black people are familiar with. It’s smart and nuanced. It’s also a conversation that fundamentally could not be filtered through a white lens. It could not exist on a television show that wasn’t like this.
Despite taking place 250 years ago, Hulu’s Harlots manages to depict indoor-market sex work more authentically than any show or movie I’ve seen (and I’ve seen a lot!) — queer stuff very much included.
What exactly is Seth MacFarlane’s problem with trans people?
If you’re tired of all the terrible things we all see on a daily basis and want something to help you calm down before bed, This is Not Fiction is the gay teen comic for you.
“I watched her zip up her white dress in the mirror; I watched her cross and uncross her legs; I watched her, and my friends watched her, and in the movie we were watching the other characters, men and women, watched her. I hated her so much, and so purely, with such satisfaction. I couldn’t look away.”
Sometimes, on a rare harvest moon when the mermaids sing and the unicorns take flight, we’re treated to really authentic, layered, swoon-worthy portrayals of bisexual women on our favorite shows.
Being bi is Gen’s favorite thing about herself. It’s as freeing for her as it’s become for me.
By choosing Laverne Cox as a brand ambassador, Beyoncé is turning the spotlight onto her black, queer supporters, and allowing us to be seen.
Artists’ Alley is full of comics and drawings and zines and buttons and stickers showing gay and bi and queer and pan and trans and gnc characters of all types being happy and being themselves. It’s hard not to spend all the money you have in just one afternoon, and in fact, I bought a lot more comics and pins than I was planning on buying.
Yes, we’ll be talking about “Love Island”.
It’s an important thing to learn about and acknowledge the people who make the things we love, and this book gives Steven Universe fans an opportunity to do just that.
“Jessi showed me that it was cool to focus on my ambitions and to form deep relationships with other girls instead of being boy-obsessed.”
This book is just straighforwardly gay. Like, capital G Gay. If you were looking for nuance or subtext, this comic is not for you. Literally the first 21 pages are just Korra and Asami being gay and talking about their relationship. Nothing else happens.
Topics include OUAT and Riverdale announcing LGBT characters at Comic Con, a new One Mississippi trailer, everybody loving Girl’s Trip, Atomic Blonde’s steamy lesbian sex scene, Rachel McAdams and Rachel Weisz’s lesbian romance film and so many more compelling tales for your day!
Co-creator, Shadi Petosky is a trans woman and the cast is absolutely packed with queer and trans voice actors like Stephanie Beatriz, Jasika Nicole, Angelica Ross, Cameron Esposito, Rhea Butcher, Tyler Ford, Jazz Jennings, Laura Zak and Petosky herself.
As millions of people lined busy streets in gayborhoods across the world for Pride weekend, 1.7 billion people began celebrating Eid al-Fitr — where after a long hot month of fasting from dawn to sunset Muslims throw a three-day party (in some places it lasts over ten) celebrating community, good food and impeccable outfits. As two holidays intersected and Queer Muslims began celebrating life at the intersection, a new holiday was born: PrEIDe.
It doesn’t look like Marvel will really going to be adding a lot of movies starring women or poc to their upcoming schedule any time soon. So instead, what I propose is that they fill up each movie with as many poc, women, disabled and LGBTQ characters as they can. Just stuff those movies full of ’em.
It’s time to get some links in your eyeballs.