Posts tagged "LGBT"
NYCC2014 GeeksOUT & NYT OUT Presents LGBT in Comics

NYCC2014 GeeksOUT & NYT OUT Presents LGBT in Comics

  Every year, NYCC has a panel to highlight LGBT issues in the comics industry. This year, the discussion ranged from whether or not we’d see more Young Avengers, Wonder Woman being the ultimate queer character to the burgeoning webcomic industry. This year’s panel included prolific comic media and industry writers and artists such as:...
On Batwoman, Gay Marriage, and DC's Editorial Interference.

On Batwoman, Gay Marriage, and DC’s Editorial Interference.

As most of the LGBT nerd community has heard, as well as those outside of various comic fandoms, DC has nixed plans on Batwoman’s once-to-be lesbian marriage. Is this a short sighted attack on marriage equality? Is this DiDio on a homophobic rampage? Or have the editorial egos at DC swollen so much they prevent...
LGBT Survey for gamers

LGBT Survey for gamers

This survey is no longer accepting responses but I’m leaving this here as reference. Updates will be posted on this article or on our front page. Please also follow our Facebook or our Twitter for more updates and details What is your age? * Under 16 17 – 20 21 – 25 26 – 30...
GaymerX: The First LGBT Geek/Gaymer Convention

GaymerX: The First LGBT Geek/Gaymer Convention

This August GaymerConnect will be putting on GaymerX, a convention of games and geekery that caters to the LGBT community! Click here to read what your fellow GN-ers have to say about the story in the forums!
GDC in a Nutshell

GDC in a Nutshell

GDC 2013 was . . . . amazing. Inspiring. Eye-opening. Fun. Awesome. Life-changing. Did I already say amazing? Click here to read what your fellow GN-ers have to say about the story in the forums!
Submit to "Drawn OUT", a Collection of Coming Out Comics

Submit to “Drawn OUT”, a Collection of Coming Out Comics

Coming out of the closet is simultaneously one of the most terrifying and exhilarating things that we, as members of the LGBT community, have to do in our lifetimes. Comic artists Kate Jade Leth and Megan Rose Gedris have taken it upon themselves to form a compilation of coming out stories by LGBT comic artists. You’ll have until March 31st...
NYCC2011 Panel: XX Women in Queer Comics

NYCC2011 Panel: XX Women in Queer Comics

An audio recording of the panel on lesbians in the comics industry. I apologize for the inconsistent sound. The acoustics of the room were a bit bad but you can still hear the panel pretty well. From the NYCC pamphlet: LGBT women and their straight allies are a force to be reckoned with in the...
Top 10 LGBT Video Game Characters: #7 – The Sims

Top 10 LGBT Video Game Characters: #7 – The Sims

Somewhere deep within the Maxis compound more than a decade ago, Will Wright proposed the idea of smashing a doll house and a God Complex together into one video game where players lead in-game people throughout the trials and tribulations of everyday life. Players would be in complete control of what their little people did,...
Top 10 LGBT Book Characters:  #10 - Sam Clay

Top 10 LGBT Book Characters: #10 – Sam Clay

10.  Sam Clay – The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay Michael Chabon’s novel, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay pretty much has it all.  You’ll find love, sex, death, comic books, harrowing escapes, comedy, and much, much more within this historically rich tale.  On top of being a great read, it’s gotten quite...
Flip Your Wig - Thursday: A Retrospective

Flip Your Wig – Thursday: A Retrospective

Welcome to Flip Your Wig, Gay-Nerds’ biweekly column that highlights music by members of the LGBT community and their allies. This week marks the release of Thursday’s sixth full length album, No Devolución. Since the band strives to make the underground music community a constructive place and tackled issues that most bands wouldn’t think of...
Flip Your Wig - R.E.M. "Collapse Into Now"

Flip Your Wig – R.E.M. “Collapse Into Now”

Welcome to Flip Your Wig, Gay-Nerds’ biweekly column dedicated to musicians of the LGBT community and their allies. This week we’re going to look into the latest entry of living legends R.E.M.’s latest album “Collapse Into Now”. Will it turn you inside out, or is it just a pale imitation of the life found on...
Ask Dr. Gay Nerd: Am I Really Gay?

Ask Dr. Gay Nerd: Am I Really Gay?

Dear Dr. Gay Nerd- I’m a young gay guy and I’ve never been with anyone.  I’m not too worried about that, I know that it’ll happen when it happens but the thing is I’m still a little confused.  I like guys and I’ve known that for a long time now even though I’ve never been...