LGBTQ+ · Representation in Media

Top Eight Lesbian Couples in Comics 

8.) Mal and Molly, Lumberjanes  Ah, young love. Mal is the cautious voice of reason, Molly is the self concious archer. The two of them together cause squees of excitement and cuteness, and nostalgia of first love.     7.) Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy  I have a head cannon that the song “Jenny” by… Continue reading Top Eight Lesbian Couples in Comics 

Current Events · LGBTQ+ · Representation in Media

Trans Visibility Day!

Disclaimer: I am a cisgender individual! I’m spotlighting Trans characters in comic books today in honor of Trans Visibility Day, but if my language is problematic or do not live up to my position as Ally, please comment or message me. Constructive criticism is wonderful! I wanted to showcase some of the best written Trans… Continue reading Trans Visibility Day!

DC Comics · Intersectionality · LGBTQ+ · Representation in Media

Gotham’s Hardcore Lady Types go to Summer Camp

Hold the phones, readers. Yesterday was a big day for comic book news, made all the more special by it being International Women’s Day. It was announced that the fantastic lady driven Lumberjanes by BOOM! would crossover in a six part mini-series with the wonderful lady driven Gotham Academy. Gone are the days when DC… Continue reading Gotham’s Hardcore Lady Types go to Summer Camp

DC Comics · LGBTQ+ · Marvel Comics · Super Hero TV Shows

The Most WTF Pairings in Comics

Happy Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s Day, or Single Awareness Day! If you want a reason to be thankful for your partner, or less bad about whoever you’ve roped into last minute plans, I present to you a list of the most “they dated who?!” couples in comic book history. Due to sanity and time constraints, I… Continue reading The Most WTF Pairings in Comics

LGBTQ+ · Representation in Media

LGBTQ+ Erasure, in History and Media

This post is inspired by a Tumblr post that has been floating around the internet, regarding Leonardo de Vinci’s status as a gay or bisexual man.  The post asks: Why were we not taught this in school? I’ve had conversations with some people about it, and for the most part the response has been, does it… Continue reading LGBTQ+ Erasure, in History and Media

Feminism · in the media · Intersectionality · LGBTQ+ · Representation in Media · Sci-Fi

Favorite Webcomic List!

I get asked all the time “Hey, Comic Book Femme Fatale, what webcomics do you read?” Today, from the comfort of my bed where I’m recovering from bronchitis, I’m answering that question! It should come as no surprise that my favorite webcomics feature fantastic lady types. Indie comics such as the ones available on the… Continue reading Favorite Webcomic List!

DC Comics · Feminism · Intersectionality · LGBTQ+ · Representation in Media

Bombs Away: DC’s Bombshells Hit Several Home Runs

I don’t think I’ve been this excited about a comic since…well, since the last time a comic about Badass Ladies came out (which, given my reading list, happens frequently). But loyal readers, let me tell you about DC’s Bombshells. The idea started as a series of art busts and action figures showing various DC Comics… Continue reading Bombs Away: DC’s Bombshells Hit Several Home Runs

in the media · Intersectionality · LGBTQ+ · Representation in Media

You Should Be Watching: Steven Universe

You Should Be Watching: Steven Universe Warning! I’ve attempted to avoid spoilers, but links may lead to spoiler-y pages! Tired of shows that seem “diverse” but the non-heterosexual, non-white characters aren’t well developed, and seem to exist only to prove the main characters aren’t racist/sexist/transphobic/etc ?Tired of children’s shows that lack depth? Do you like beautiful… Continue reading You Should Be Watching: Steven Universe