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Cosplaying While Gay, Black, or Female at New York Comic Con

Cosplaying While Gay, Black, or Female at New York Comic Con

By Danielle Aronson, ACLU at 11:04am
This past weekend was New York Comic Con (NYCC), and in addition to the usual comic book enthusiasts and army of animated cosplayers, there seemed to be a bit of an uprising brewing. Much to my delight, there were quite a few panels addressing the (lack of) visibility of LGBTQAI individuals, people of color, and women. Would my love of all things geek and all things ACLU finally intersect?
New Doonesbury Strip Illustrates "Lunacy" of Humiliating Anti-Abortion Laws

New Doonesbury Strip Illustrates "Lunacy" of Humiliating Anti-Abortion Laws

By Danielle Aronson, ACLU at 3:15pm

It seems that some newspaper editors think that a "10-inch ultrasound wand" does not belong in the funnies section of their papers — and their reluctance is getting national attention. The comic that is causing the uproar is Gary…

Walking Dead Is Dead Wrong on Emergency Contraception. Stick to Zombies.

Walking Dead Is Dead Wrong on Emergency Contraception. Stick to Zombies.

By Danielle Aronson, ACLU at 11:04am

The Walking Dead is a show on AMC that follows a group of Georgia residents trying to survive a post-zombie apocalypse. As a zombie show, The Walking Dead deals with a few less-than-realistic storylines. But what got many of the show’s fans…

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