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thenerdsofcolor.org

Let's Talk About Romani Characters in Comics – thenerdsofcolor

Let's Talk About Romani Characters in Comics – then...

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Erased and Ignored: Dick Grayson's Rromani Identity Comes to Light

Erased and Ignored: Dick Grayson's Rromani Identity...

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The Disappointing Truth About Supergirl's Maggie Sawyer

There would have been a lot of positivity gained by having Maggie Sawyer be a lesbian Latina woman fighting aliens and evil corporate masterminds on Supergirl alongside Alex Danvers and the other Supergirl characters. She would have acted as a much needed addition to positive depictions of queer Latinx characters in our media.

But she isn’t.

La borinquena superhero article
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Review: La Borinqueña Short Story for CTRL+ALT Pop-Up Exhibition

Let it be said, I don’t view La Borinquña as a typical “superhero” story, in that there’s a set-up, there’s an action scene, and then there’s victory at the end of the day where the bad guy is punched and thrown into jail. In fact, there’s very little costumed superheroing featured in La Borinquña. Rather, Marisol is a hero, but she isn’t held back by the traditional parameters of costumed superheroing.

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#RyanPotterForTimDrake the Newest Fan Campaign for Representation – thenerdsofcolor

#RyanPotterForTimDrake the Newest Fan Campaign for ...

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Two Takes on M3 Volume One: Beginnings - Women Write About ...

Two Takes on M3 Volume One: Beginnings - Women Writ...

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Say Hello to the new Afro-Latina Superhero on the Block: La Borinqueña - Women Write About Comics

Say Hello to the new Afro-Latina Superhero on the B...

Pablo %2883%29 article
thenerdsofcolor.org

Being Latinx in Comics: Ignorance, Erasure, Whitewashing, Oh My! – thenerdsofcolor

Being Latinx in Comics: Ignorance, Erasure, Whitewa...

womenwriteaboutcomics.com

Walgreen's Wonder Woman Make-Up Collection: Beauty, Brawn ...

Walgreen's Wonder Woman Make-Up Collection: Beauty,...

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Captain America is HYDRA and Everything Wrong with Big Two ...

Captain America is HYDRA and Everything Wrong with ...

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How Diverse is the Marvel Cinematic Universe? The Movies: Phase ...

How Diverse is the Marvel Cinematic Universe? The M...

Amanda laurel2 article
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Amanda Waller & Laurel Lance: Dead and Disrespected On Arrow ...

Amanda Waller & Laurel Lance: Dead and Disrespected...

Scarjo article
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NOCs of the Roundtable: Why is Chris Hemsworth a Movie Star? – thenerdsofcolor

NOCs of the Roundtable: Why is Chris Hemsworth a Mo...

Supermoms3 article
womenwriteaboutcomics.com

Supermoms: Martyred, Fridged, Forgotten - Women Write About Comics

Supermoms: Martyred, Fridged, Forgotten - Women Wri...

Ruroken article
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Rurouni Kenshin vs Inuyasha: How to Do a Love Triangle Right ...

Rurouni Kenshin vs Inuyasha: How to Do a Love Trian...