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Good Rep, Bad Rep, & Other Vague Phrases I Could Do Without

"Representation" isn't just a box we can tick off, and phrases like "good rep" and "bad rep" can so easily flatten and simplify.

How I Know the Mystery Genre Is Still Leaving Out Marginalized Voices

Though we've come a long way, there's still a long way to go: how the mystery genre is still leaving out marginalized voices.

Authors for Black Voices Auction Will Benefit Racial Justice Organizations

The Authors for Black Voices silent auction will raise funds for racial justice initiatives in publishing, education, and literacy.

Drawn Histories: A Short Consideration of Representation in Comics

Talking about representation in comics and some of the comics that might expand your thinking about inclusivity in the history of comics.

Crowdfund This! London’s First Black Feminist Bookshop

Help Crowdfund the very first black feminist bookshop in London.

Not Your Perfect Narrator: Representation Matters, But You Have To Get It Right

Representation matters, but only if it's done accurately. It isn't enough to include diverse characters if they aren't portrayed authentically.

Diversity as the New Center of the Comics Universe

Why is white, male, cisgender, able-bodied, and heterosexual the default in the Big 2 superhero universes? Allen discusses why diversity should be central.

Representation Means Different Things to Different People

Seeing representation in comics can mean different things to different people.

What Happens After You Call Out Poor Representation on Twitter?

We've all seen Twitter callouts of poor representation—but what happens after that? We discuss next steps with a creator.

A Proposal For Helping Diverse Comic Readers

Latonya suggests a set of guidelines that publishers can follow to make diverse and inclusive comics easier to find for readers.