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Sophie Labelle’s Assigned Male is a rarely seen story about young LGBTQ kids, long before the age where sex is relevant, discovering themselves and convincing the world around them that they exist. It is smart, complicated, intersectionally diverse and just fantastic. Stephie & Ciel are exactly the kind of heroes a lot of folks need and deserve; Today. It’s also really great to see characters grow, quite naturally, from “Not getting it” to “Mostly gets it, tries their best, and knows how to apologise”. In particular Stephie’s dad learning to respect and defend his daughter is awesomely endearing to see. AssignedMale.com Facebook | Twitter |Read More →

Now on Kickstarter: Billy Veloci’s tail (achem) of post-grad life and powering through. Kelci Crawford is a comic artist (and reviewer) we’ve loved the work of for a long time now. It’s great to see such a love and want for real, human stories and diversity in the medium, and Kelci’s projects consistently deliver. Be it her and Christian Beranek’s long-running work Validation, about a young transgirl and her blog making a mark on the comic industry, or her solo series, Johnson & Sir, full of hilarious characters and pop-culture references. Her latest work, Thoughtful Dinosaur, has been shared exclusively with her newsletter subscribers, andRead More →

December Digest 13

Winter has come O_O The night is dark and full of terrors… by which I mean extended family visitors, storm-related internet cut-outs, and just not getting cozy and comfortable no matter what unholy collage of layers you might concoct. So – time for another distraction of lovely things I’d say? Steam Powered Giraffe – MKIII It took me about 24 hours after exposure to become addicted to the band Steam Powered Giraffe. And yesterday saw the launch of their 3rd album: MKIII – a journey through and update of the band’s mythos and current lineup. The band is fronted by 3 robots you see, eachRead More →