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Representation and Health 101: Beyond Binaries

To say that gender only exists in terms of “male” and “female” is to so severely and narrowly restrict our varied identities. These terms, with all the baggage they entail, are so limiting unless we move beyond them and strict definitions of them. Comics, with their varied worlds, characters, and identities, are a perfect place

The Million Dollar Debut of Alysia Yeoh

Okay, so this isn’t exactly about the debut of Alysia Yeoh, who actually made her first appearance in Batgirl #1 (2011). It’s more of a revelation, which is just as significant. For the longest time, people who do not fit into the binary XY-male/XX-female gender model have had no proper representation in comic books. Gender

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