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Queer Visibility Interview: The Boston Comics Roundtable and their BEING TRUE Anthology

Queer Visibility Interview: The Boston Comics Roundtable and their BEING TRUE Anthology

The Boston Comics Roundtable is a group of LGBTQ comic lovers that have come together to release an uplifting celebration of LGBTQ life and identity — Being True, an anthology blending fiction and nonfiction, from fantasy and superhero comics to real and touching stories from the artists’ lives — stories that have happy endings. A number of

Queer Visibility: “Faggot”

There will always be enemies. Time to stop being your own. – Larry Kramer, Faggots   Cui bono? – Latin phrase, meaning “Who benefits?”   I don’t remember how old I was the first time I was called a faggot. It was certainly many many years before coming out. And I think it’s fair to say

Queer Visibility Interview: Michelle Perez on THE PERVERT

Coming from writer Michelle Perez with art from Remy Boydell, and previously featured in Eisner nominated anthology Island, is The Pervert, an unflinching and honest account of a trans girl surviving through sex work in Seattle. Michelle was kind enough to take the time to talk with us about trans representation, and her experiences working

Queer Visibility Interview: Joe Glass and Sina Grace on THE PRIDE ADVENTURES

We’re all pretty used to seeing one queer character rolling around a comic universe. Maybe (if you’re lucky), a couple — romantic or otherwise. But what about an entire team of queer heroes? What’s that even called? That’s a Pride. With the original series in hardcover and the fifth issue of its spin-off title, The

Hang On for Queer Life: 40 More LGBTA Webcomics to Know and Love

Lesbian. Gay. Bisexual. Trans. Asexual. Nonbinary. Poly. It’s not easy to find the whole spectrum in monthly comics, but head on over to webcomics, and queer life blossoms. Last year, we looked at 40 awesome LGBTA webcomics here at Comicosity — but it’s time to up the ante. Below are 40 MORE webcomics to check

Queer Visibility: What SNAGGLEPUSS Could Teach Us About Resistance in 2018

For time is the longest distance between two places. – Tennessee Williams   There’s a lot to be said about learning from history. It’s been nearly a year since the man pretending to be our “President” took office, and it’s been a damn long year. We’ve anticipated some of the worst, like last week’s vote

Queer Visibility Interview: Schenkel and Boucher on Asexual Representation in MOONLIGHTERS

The last few weeks, Comicosity has been featuring a number of new Queer Visibility interviews focusing on #ownvoices in the LGBTA community, with chats with creators focused on non-binary, queer, and bisexual representations. Today, we’re talking with writer Katie Schenkel and editor JD Boucher about today’s issue of Moonlighters — a book already featuring bisexual,

Queer Visibility Interview: Elizabeth Beier Launches THE BIG BOOK OF BISEXUAL TRIALS AND ERRORS

Elizabeth Beier’s graphic memoir, The Big Book of Bisexual Trials and Errors, is a bold story of personal and sexual exploration in more ways than one. Starting from a break-up of a long term relationship, the narrative navigates the growing pains of discovering and accepting the various facets of identity. Through a landscape of bars,

Queer Visibility Interview: Creating a Monster with WAYWARD SISTERS

As Halloween fast approaches you might be searching for a something within the fine medium of comics to help you embrace and celebrate your own monstrosity. Well dear reader, you need look no further than Wayward Sisters: An Anthology of Monstrous Women. Bringing together 37 women and gender non-conforming people, Wayward Sisters features 25 stories

Queer Visibility Interview: Jennifer Dugan Circles Round with CIRCADIA

Queer comics and webcomics are booming these days, and very few places are seeing the excitement of this growth like Kickstarter. In fact, creators like Jennifer Dugan have recognized something powerful in going directly to the source with their narratives — reaching out directly to the readers looking for representation. With her current (100% funded

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