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Anne Ishii, Bara Manga Renaissance Woman, Appointed Executive Director of Asian Arts Initiative

July 30, 2018
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Anne Ishii, Bara Manga Renaissance Woman, Appointed Executive Director of Asian Arts Initiative

Asian Arts Initiative announced recently that Anne Ishii will be joining the organization as their new Executive Director. Asian Arts Initiative (AAI) is dedicated to creating community through the power of art. Founded in 1993 in response to the growing racial tension between African-American and Asian-American communities, AAI advances understanding through art and performance, and…

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AARGH!: Artists Against Rampant Government Homophobia

July 27, 2018
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AARGH!: Artists Against Rampant Government Homophobia

It started, as too many things do, with a children’s book that some people found offensive, and ended with a piece of legislation called Clause 28 that made it illegal to “promote the teaching in any maintained school of the acceptability of homosexuality as a pretend family relationship.” Amidst the protests to this proposed legislation,…

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Write About Comics and the Law with CBLDF – Volunteer Today!

July 24, 2018
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Write About Comics and the Law with CBLDF – Volunteer Today!

Are you looking for a way to give back that incorporates your legal expertise and your love of comics? Are you a First Amendment fanatic that wants a chance to explain both nuances and broad strokes of the law to eager readers? If you answered yes to either of these questions you could be the…

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Nominate a Champion of Free Expression!

July 23, 2018
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Nominate a Champion of Free Expression!

Index on Censorship is now accepting nominations for their prestigious 2019 Freedom of Expression Awards Fellowship. Fellows receive 12 months of coaching, capacity building, and strategic support to help them reach their goals. Though these fellowships, Index on Censorship fosters the critical growth of people and organizations around the world that are fighting on the…

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SDCC18: Sunday with CBLDF!

July 22, 2018
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Sunday with CBLDF CBLDF Live Art Jam 12:15 – 1:45 pm – Room 5 AB Celebrate the legacy of underground comix by seeing art made right before your eyes! The CBLDF Live Art Jam brings together a panel of comics artists, including Denis Kitchen, the legendary underground cartoonist and publisher; Emil Ferris, whose My Favorite…

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Updated Catalog for CBLDF Auction – Last Day for Remote Bidding!

July 20, 2018
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Updated Catalog for CBLDF Auction – Last Day for Remote Bidding!

CBLDF Comic-Con Auction Sponsored by IDW Publishing & Splash Page Comic Art Keynote by Nate Powell Live Art by David Lloyd, courtesy of Aces Weekly! Saturday, July 21, 8:00 PM Hilton Bayfront, Sapphire AB Register to Bid: cbldfauction2018.eventbrite.com Join Nate Powell, David Lloyd, IDW Publishing, and Splash Page Comic Art to support Comic Book Legal…

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SDCC18 – Friday & Saturday with CBLDF!

July 20, 2018
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SDCC18 – Friday & Saturday with CBLDF!

What a great first day! It was amazing to meet so many supporters at the CBLDF Booth #1918, at panels, and of course at the annual Welcome Party! But while one day is done, there’s far too much to do to get bogged down with reminiscing. Follow CBLDF on Twitter to get updates throughout the…

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Tonight’s the Night! Don’t Miss the Legendary CBLDF Welcome Party!

July 19, 2018
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Tonight’s the Night! Don’t Miss the Legendary CBLDF Welcome Party!

Make sure you start off San Diego with Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s Comic-Con Welcome Party, sponsored by comiXology and Boom! Studios, with a special gallery display from Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab! The fun starts at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, at the Westgate Hotel, where CBLDF welcomes you to Comic-Con for a night…

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Comic-Con 2018 Starts Now! – Thursday with CBLDF

July 19, 2018
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Comic-Con 2018 Starts Now! – Thursday with CBLDF

Welcome to San Diego! In just a few hours we’ll be seeing some you right here at SDCC 2018! Make CBLDF your first stop on the floor at Booth #1918! Grab a free copy of CBLDF Summer Update 2018 and the exclusive Comic-Con Comic Book Fact Sheet Tote so you have a place to put…

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Reader Poll Sets Out to Find Best Banned Book in U.K.

July 17, 2018
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Reader Poll Sets Out to Find Best Banned Book in U.K.

Voting opens tomorrow, July 18th, in the U.K. where they are in search of the public’s favorite banned book. To get ready for Banned Books Week in September, a list of commonly banned, censored, and challenged works compiled by Index on Censorship and Media Diversified will be split up into groups of five, and every…

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