To Our Community in This Trying Time

I am sitting here. I’m at my desk. It’s nearly midnight and I’m keenly aware that I should be asleep. I have a big interview with Paul Feig tomorrow and I really don’t want to make an ass of myself. I’ve just started a new job and there’s a lot of work I could...

Tax Free Love

  “You always bring up being an only child like it’s some sort of pass. I mean you ALWAYS bring it up,” he texted in frustration. I looked at my phone, unbothered. Although my heart pounded, and I could feel anxiety creeping in, I closed my eyes to steady my breathing. For the first time in...

Misty Knight and Danny Rand’s Secret Love

Secret Love is a part of the Secret Wars anthology currently published by Marvel Comics.  In Secret Love--a series of vignettes featuring romantic story arcs with popular Marvel characters--Misty and Danny go out on a date as a married couple while Jessical Jones and Luke Cage babysit their baby daughter.  Jeremy Whitley chatted with...

What Steven Universe can Teach us about Queerness, Gender Identity, and Feminism

  By: Patricia Martin Steven Universe has changed my life. OK, maybe that is a bit dramatic, but I’m confident in saying that if I had this show growing up, it definitely would have. Yes, it’s a cartoon created for kids, but it has a lot more heart than a lot of children’s shows, all while...

The Crown Excels in Excess—and also a Great Story

    Aside from the reported $100 million dollar budget and scenes of extravagance, The Crown succeeds in great storytelling to match its stunning visual appeal. Here, we get to see (and know) and unknowable queen. That queen is Queen Elizabeth II, a queen who (like her father) was not raised with the knowledge that she...

The Awkward, Black Boy Nerd and Why He Deserves a Chance

Gawker recently published an article by Ernest Baker titled, “The Reality of Dating White Women When You’re Black.” In the piece Baker explains, at length, his reasons for only dating White women which boils down to the fact that he was an awkward, Black Boy Nerd and White girls were the only ones who...

BGN Geek Girl Con 2016: Geeks and Kink Interview

  On the weekend of October 8th and 9th, Geek Girl Con was held in Seattle, WA. Isabella Price interviewed Celia Aurora de Blas and Teresa Jusino, crew members of the series Incredible Girl. She asks why geeks are such a kinky bunch? They talk about their project and the community of acceptance that makes being...

Strong Female Characters are Rarely Strong and Barely Characters

  Author’s Note: Diane O’Bannon has reached out to me and educated me about the origins of the script written by her late husband Dan O’Bannon, and his legacy. To honor that legacy, I have re-written portions of this article in order to be accurate about the origins of Ellen Ripley.   When Dan O’Bannon wrote the...

Threesomes, Relationships, Polygamy, Oh My!

A couple of weeks ago, my beloved boyfriend had the audacity courage to ask me for a threesome. Now. I don't mind sharing but...I don't share my boyfriend. We've been through too much for me to casually toss his penis to another woman. So I asked if I entertained him with ...

I Am Rocket: A Reflection on PTSD from a Sexual Trauma Survivor

By Maya Golden   The Guardians of the Galaxy films are fun. Moments of chaos turn into laughter and heartfelt exchanges even draw a few tears. The day after the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, I was at the theatre, ready for what I knew would be a great film. I wanted to see...
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