Tag: LGBTQ+ comics

Celebrate Pride with an LGBTQ+ Reading List

In honor of Pride Month, CBLDF has put together a reading list of graphic novels featuring LGBTQ+ creators and themes. Celebrate Pride by enjoying graphic reads that uplift LGBTQ+ voices and stories! You can support CBLDF’s fight to defend queer…

Celebrate Pride at Your Comic Shop

June is Pride month! Which means it’s the perfect time to celebrate the wealth of great LGBTQ+ comics at your shop. Use these tips to help celebrate Pride at your store! Highlight LGBTQ+ Comics With a Pride Spotlight We live…

Pride Month Reads and Resources

It’s more important than ever to stand up for what’s right. Even as we celebrate Pride, identity censorship, a form of censorship that targets books and speakers based on the identity of the author or characters in a book, remains…

5 Banned & Challenged Comics from 2019

2020 is here, and looking forward is important, but it’s also a chance to examine at the year as a whole and see the comics that have faced challenges to prepare for the year to come. The five listed here…

Remembering Godfather of Queer Comics, Howard Cruse

This year saw the loss of one of the greats in the comics community when Howard Cruse passed away from lymphoma in late November. Cruse, often referred to as the “godfather of Queer Comics,” never had the mainstream fame he…

Check Out These LGBTQ+ Comics for Summer

To honor Pride Month, CBLDF aims to highlight resources and comics that celebrate LGBTQ+ characters, content, and creators. Each year the American Library Association releases a list of the most challenged and banned books and comics based on reported challenges,…

Using Graphic Novels in Education: Lumberjanes

 Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine graphic novels, including those that…

Love is Love: Activism and Community in LGBTQ+ Comics

Editor’s note: This interview first appeared summer of 2017 in CBLDF Defender Vol. 2, Issue 2. As we approach the third anniversary of the horrific shooting at Pulse nightclub, this is a look back at the queer comics community responding to…