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LGBTQ Hide Month: DC’s Rebirth Demotes Queer Characters

Where are the LGBTQ+ characters in DC's Rebirth? Jon Erik takes a look.

Sites We Like: Read Proud Listen Proud

Read Proud Listen Proud is a site dedicated to helping kids and teens find great LGBTQ literature, and we like it.

5 Queer Comics for Sci-Fi Fans

Over on Panels, looking for LGBTQ+ comics? We've got a few great choice for fans of science fiction.

Eurovision Song Contest: A Primer

Book recommendations on the Eurovision Song Contest as an arena for nationalism, democracy, freedom of speech, and LGBTQ equality.

Carol: The Adaptation the Lesbian Community Deserves

Patricia Highsmith’s 1953 novel The Price of Salt did something no other lesbian or gay novel had done: it gave ...

Beyond River Heights: Four Books for Nancy Drew Fans

I came to the Nancy Drew books pretty late in life—I’d read a few as a kid, but only really ...

4 Things to Love about ANGELA: QUEEN OF HEL

I feel compelled to preface this review by stating that I didn’t know what this book was when I requested it. ...

A Personal History in Queer Lit

There are two common excuses I’ve seen for people wanting books removed from school libraries or reading lists. Either the ...

Queens of Crime: Norway

I’ve set off on a trip around the world—via female crime writers. First stop, canned mackerel for breakfast, fjords, and ...

LGBTQ Rights and the Marvel Cinematic Universe

No, not those kind of LGBTQ rights (you know, human rights). I’m talking about Marvel’s divided film rights, and how ...

XXXenophile: Nerdgasms and Geekrotica

In the late ‘80s, Phil Foglio started “giving the public what I want” in the form of XXXenophile, possibly the ...

I’m Gay, Who’s My Dad?

If sixteen consecutive months of preadolescent girls exhorting us to “Let It Go,” has taught the world anything, it should ...

Read Harder Recommendations: Comics that Feature LGBTQ Characters

The Panels 2015 Read Harder Challenge consists of 26 challenge categories spanning the breadth and depth of all things that ...

The Panels 2015 Read Harder Challenge

Here at Panels, we don’t limit our discussions to superhero comics from Marvel and DC. We talk about them, but ...

3 On A YA Theme: Trans* Experiences and Identities

In December, Leelah Alcorn, a 17-year-old transgender teen, committed suicide. Her death sparked a massive outpouring online and further heightening ...