“While creatives are asking themselves tougher questions when it comes to gender representation in cartoons, they’re often the ones pushing for diversity onscreen at a very high personal cost.” More at Insider.
At the Bite, BJ Colangelo writes about Dracula’s Daughter (1936). “One year after the success of The Bride of Frankenstein, Universal Pictures tried their hand again with another femme facing monster movie sequel, Dracula’s Daughter. Unlike The Bride, Countess Marya Zaleska (Gloria Holden) is a legitimate leading performance […]
Celebrate Pride Month with the story-a-day anthology, Decoded #2, edited by Monika Estrella Negra, S.E. Fleenor and friend of the Gutter Sara Century, who also provides illustrations! Decoded is “a collection of stories that reaches for stars, gets lost in forests, swims in the deepest oceans, and digs […]
As part of Gayly Dreadful‘s Gayly Helpful Pride-A-Thon series, Paulette Pierce writes about dysphoria, being non-binary and the Teen Wolf series. “Every time I had a feeling in 2020, I baked a three-layer cake or watched Teen Wolf. Sure, I did other things to soothe the ever-mounting anxiety […]
Insider created a searchable database of queer characters in children’s cartoons! Take a peek here.
“If you’re the perfect detective, then the perfect criminal must be out there.” ~ Mrs. Midorikawa The world would be a better place if there were more artful crimes, renowned detective Akechi Kogoro tells us in the opening of The Black Lizard (1962). There are too many heinous […]