Representation

Two transgender geeks compile a list of 10 characters whose identity they head-canon as transgender or otherwise gender nonconforming. ...continue »
Geeks OUT members describe their favorite characters from fiction who embody the spirit of Black Girl Magic. ...continue »
We need representation in video games because we are playing video games. But for those unfamiliar with the world of gaming (or for those who wonder why the queer community is facing this difficulty), there are some important questions to ask. ...continue »
Nickelodeon's series The Loud House introduced the first interracial gay married couple in animation history ...continue »
Geeks OUT rallies, empowers and promotes queer geeks. Legendary Women is an organization devoted to promoting the empowerment of women, both in the media and their everyday lives and endeavors. Join us both at Black Cat for a happy hour discussion on representation in geeky media! Ghostbusters and Star Trek have just come out and work as a springboard for the chat....continue »
The Black Cat
1811 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009  
Monday
July 25, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
** SEASON 6 FINALE SPOILERS! ** In its explosive season 6 finale, Game of Thrones weeded out the Knight of Flowers and television's 2016 LGBT body count got even higher. ...continue »
Anita Sarkeesian, founder of the YouTube channel Feminist Frequency, explores the trend that sexualizes female characters in video games. ...continue »
Until recently, virtually none of the thousands of Star Wars characters were recognized by canon as LGBT. Where does the Star Wars universe stand with its representation and where does it seem to be going? A Pride Month review of LGBT Visibility in Star Wars. ...continue »
This week, Agents of SHIELD finally realizes that the others need to protect their own. ...continue »