The past few weeks have seen a large amount of attention paid to the comics industry’s problems with diversity, sexual harassment, and sexism. To summarize recent events: The Mary Sue’s … Read moreHow to fix the comics industry’s harassment and diversity problems?
Recent events with Reddit have made much of how vocally bigoted some of its subreddits are, and how half-heartedly they’ve handled such, often behind the (flawed) “free speech!” “reason.” It looks … Read moreReddit finally shows some backbone, bans some racist subreddits
Reddit, the self-proclaimed “front page of the Internet,” has been under a lot of fire in recent months. Staff turmoil, an interim CEO leaving, and its former CEO/co-founder returning have … Read moreReddit plans to deal with its racist content by… sticking a curtain in front of it?
Once again, sexism reared its ugly head in the comics medium during the past week… Last week, it was fully revealed (after being an “open secret” for awhile) that artist Yale … Read moreYet more sexism in comics: Yale Stewart and Spider-Woman
David S. Goyer, the writer for “Man of Steel” as well as the upcoming “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” got raked over the online coals yesterday for some decidedly … Read moreDavid S. Goyer, writer of “Man of Steel” and its sequel, makes crude remarks about She-Hulk during a podcast
Other than Amazon’s purchase of Comixology, the biggest comics topic online in the past week’s been yet another embarrassing round of sexism by a vocal segment of comic fans. To … Read moreYet another round of comics sexism: Janelle Asselin, “Teen Titans” and online backlash
While it’s not all about comics/animation, the previous week’s seen plenty of racist, sexist, and homophobic stuff in the media that I feel’s worth remarking on anyway, especially since I’m … Read moreA week of media racism, sexism, and homophobia: from superheroes to “Duck Dynasty”
As reported on the blog “DC Women Kicking Ass” (and other comics news sites), DC posted this statement to their blog, addressing recent criticisms about their treatment and lack of … Read moreDC promises to address more diversity in its reboot-comics