The solstice and the the Fourth of July have passed and summer is definitely upon us, my friends. It’s hot, with cicadas (Brood X and Broods Otherwise), fireflies, fireworks, thunderstorms and humidity released upon my part of the world at least. And I have some suggestions for things […]
“Animation’s queer women, trans, and nonbinary creatives are pushing gender boundaries in kid’s cartoons”
“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.
Insider created a searchable database of queer characters in children’s cartoons! Take a peek here.
The Gutter’s own alex MacFadyen was called away on mysterious business and will be back next month with a new article. In the meantime, enjoy a classic essay from the CG Archives! ~~~ Christopher Robin said to Pooh: “Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, […]
Friend of the Gutter Jessica Ritchey on Beverly Cleary and ordinary lives at RogerEbert.com. “Her books taught children to see the worlds they grew up in as universes unto themselves. That adventure could be found in exploring the woods behind your house or in writing letters to someone […]
Writer, musician and friend of the Gutter Todd Stadtman has passed away. Todd was author of Funky Bollywood: The Wild World of Bollywood Action Cinema in the 1970s (FAB, 2015) as well as the SF Punk Trio, a trilogy of young adult novels featuring punk teens in 1970s […]