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A Context On Equality: GenCon, Ferguson And One Week In August

August 21, 2014

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This past week in August, I had a lot going on. I returned from a fantastic academic conference called DiGRA in Snowbird, Utah only to take a few days off and then headed to GenCon in Indianapolis. My friends and I drove the twelve hours over two days to Indy and spent “The Best Four […]

Gamora May Be The Strongest Woman In the (Marvel Movie) Galaxy

August 6, 2014

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I’m about to make a claim here that I will attempt to support with a look at the woman of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This post may have spoilers to any number of the Marvel movies that have come out so far, especially Guardians of the Galaxy. You have been warned.   I have a theory, ladies […]

Posted in: Comics, Film

Dear Catey Shaw: A Letter From A Brooklyn Woman To A Brooklyn Girl

July 18, 2014

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Dear Catey Shaw, First, I’d like to congratulate you on your album, called I believe The Brooklyn. It’s really hard to break into and build success in any creative industry and I’m sure you worked very hard to get there, so kudos to you! I read about your rise from a busker playing the ukelele […]

Posted in: Uncategorized

Say Hello To The Cleaned Up, No Longer Bisexual Constantine

July 16, 2014

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Comic book fans have been eagerly awaiting news about the upcoming Constantine television series, aimed to premiere this fall on NBC. But this week David Cerone, executive producer of the show, came out to disclose that they have no intention of showing the lead character, John Constantine, as bisexual on the show. His sexuality, along […]

Posted in: Comics, Television

Outrage In The Age Of The Internet

July 16, 2014

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"YOU ARE TERRIBLE AND YOUR IDEAS ARE TERRIBLE AND I CANNOT HEAR A WORD YOU ARE SAYING BECAUSE I AM SHOUTING MY OWN IDEAS SO LOUD!"

I read an article today about a performance of The Mikado in Seattle recently that had people (rightly so) up in arms. The play was dominated by white actors putting on yellowface (that would be dressing up to appear stereotypically Asian) and being downright offensive in their portrayal of the play’s characters. Sharon Pian Chan, a columnist […]

Posted in: Speaking Out

Orange Is The New Black: Body Positive But Not Bi-Positive?

June 18, 2014

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((Warning: Included in this post are mild spoilers for Season Two of Orange Is The New Black. You have been warned!)) Okay, I’ll admit it: I never thought I was going to like Orange Is The New Black. I heard about it when it first went up on Netflix and thought to myself, “What do I care […]

Posted in: Speaking Out, Television

Cosplay Update: Or, Plans of Mice and Men and Unemployment

June 14, 2014

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There’s not a day that goes by that my blog doesn’t get a ping for my article on being fat and cosplaying. I am so grateful that people have responded to that article, as it is probably one of the essays I’m the most proud of on this blog. The issue of body shaming in […]

Posted in: Cosplay, Geek Culture
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