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How the Comics Code Laid the Foundation for LGBTQ Comix

June 29, 2016
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How the Comics Code Laid the Foundation for LGBTQ Comix

Along with giving rise to some of the industry’s greatest creators and laying the foundation for what has become the independent comics scene today, the undergrounds also fostered the development of the queer comix movement -- a wholly new and unique space where LGBTQ youth could, for once, express themselves and speak out freely about…

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Discriminatory Complaint Against Ecuadorian Cartoonist Declared “Baseless”

March 1, 2016
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Discriminatory Complaint Against Ecuadorian Cartoonist Declared “Baseless”

Ecuadorian communications agency Cordicom has put to rest a complaint made to governmental censorship agency Supercom earlier this year, determining that a recent cartoon by Javier Bonilla (aka Bonil) is in fact not promoting a discriminatory message against the LGBTQ community. In light of the news, several LGBTQ activists are using the resolution as an opportunity to strengthen…

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