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FanX SLC on Gender Double Standards in Comics

This weekend I was fortunate enough to spend a few hours traversing the geekily decked out halls of the Salt Palace for FanX. There is nothing quite as wonderful as getting on the trax and seeing Princess Peach a mere few seats away. 1,129 more words


This is What a Feminist Looks Like

A little while ago, a horrible anti-feminist/fat-shaming meme started going around the Internet. If you’ve been online since it started circulating, you’ve probably seen it. The photo–if there had been no text added to it–is a great picture. 826 more words



After a few years of admiring zines and the D.I.Y. ethic behind them-I’ve finally contributed. I feel accomplished. And I think I may have one more fling with the zine-making before the end of the month. 108 more words


Reading Outside the Lines: Ballads of Suburbia

Deciding to read Ballads of Suburbia was one of the easiest decisions I’ve made in a while. I’ve read I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone… 852 more words

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Whip It--more than a "Lesbian Fantasy, Disguised."

Reasons “Whip It” is a fantastic movie:

  1. It shows a believable coming of age story of a girl who goes from being lost to having a backbone…
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Katy Perry-The Postergirl for GLBTIQ Music?

It’s official. Out is completely o-u-t of touch with the LGBTIQ community at large.

Out magazine’s Hot 100 issue features Katy Perry on the cover. And, as a blogger at… 1,686 more words


Snow White: A Little More Feminist, Still Homophobic

Like most new movies, I was not expecting much from Sydney White (alternative title: Sydney White and the Seven Dorks), but my sister made me watch it. 989 more words

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