Deadpool & Misogyny

Guilty Pleasures: Deadpool and Misogyny

Deadpool is a great character. He’s funny, insane, poignant, and loves to kick tushie! Yet, Deadpool also has a dark side. Like many comics, Deadpool and his pals display misogyny and sexism both blatant and subtle. In an effort to save future portrayals of the Merc with the Mouth, this article details some of Deadpool’s misogynistic tendencies in order to show what to avoid in the future.

Skim

SKIM: The Problem With Awareness Campaigns

An analysis – how awareness campaigns failed the fat Asian lesbian heroine of the graphic novel SKIM, just as they fail marginalized people in real life.

Chainmail

CHAINMAIL BIKINI: Gamer Girl Revolution

Learn how the gaming world can be liberating and limiting for women all at once in CHAINMAIL BIKINI: THE ANTHOLOGY OF WOMEN GAMERS.

JONESY: Strong Independent Latina Who Kinda Wants A Man

How do you write a feminist story that allows women of color to have romance? Well, JONESY by Boom! Studios has some suggestions.

Rocky Horror

ROCKY HORROR Remake: The New Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Ready to do the Time Warp again? Here’s how Laverne Cox as Dr. Frank-N-Furter changes everything for THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW.