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'Female Force' Comic Honors Activists Including Gloria Steinem

By Winnie McCroy | Nov 10
Bluewater Productions "Female Force" -- a comic book celebrating female empowerment while exploring the life stories of powerful women -- will release the 96-page graphic novel "Female Force - Activists."

Queer Comics: A Few of Comic Books' More Groundbreaking LGBT Characters

CULTURE | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Oct 19
Just who's who and who's gay in the four-color world of comics? The question is sometimes open to interpretation, but increasingly just open as gay superheroes emerge from the closet.

LGBT Comic Book Characters Going Mainstream

CULTURE | By Nicole Wiesenthal | Oct 18
When the loveable red-headed Archie of Archie Comics died this year saving his gay best friend Kevin Keller it was a turning in the history of LGBT characters in mainstream comics.

Panic and Prayer: The Christian Right Responds to Archie's Death

CULTURE | By Bobby McGuire | Jul 17
The Christian right prayer and panic machine went into overdrive this week upon learning that comic book icon Archie would die taking a bullet for his gay best friend. Here's a partial round up.

Archie's Death Latest Comic Book to Inject Reality

NATIONAL | By Derrick J. Lang | Jul 15
Freckle-faced Archie will meet his demise when he intervenes in an assassination attempt on senator Kevin Keller, Archie Comics' first openly gay character, who's pushing for more gun control in Riverdale.

Bluewater Comic Releases "Big Gay Comic Book"

BOOKS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 3
For Gay Pride Month, Bluewater teams up with popular LGBTQIA website, LezGetReal.com, to celebrates the lives of the icons and activists, performers and pundits who have made a difference in the gay community.

Freddy Mercury Comic to Reduce HIV Stigma

CULTURE | By Winnie McCroy | May 13
Bluewater Productions has released a new comic book biography on the life of Freddie Mercury, the Queen frontman who died of AIDS as a way to address and hopefully reduce continuing stigma around HIV.

Bent-Con Celebrates Gay Geekdom

NATIONAL | By David Perry | Nov 30
Celebrating LGBTQ icons in the industry, both real and animated, Bent-Con is one part expo, one part networking extravaganza and the one time the LGBTQ community can as a whole joyously expose the world to its full-frontal nerdity.

New ’X-Man’ Character Identifies as Gay

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 21
Comic books have been progressive when it comes to LGBT visibility and Marvel Entertainment recently announced that a new character in the "Uncanny X-Men" series would identify as gay.

Does Apple Think LGBT Comics Are Inappropriate?

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | May 29
Apple apparently ordered a comic book app to cut 56 comics, including some LGBT comics, from its app store because they do not meet the computer company’s guidelines.

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