Articles Posted in the " queer representation " Category


  • Mortal Kombat X Introduces Series’ First Gay Character!

    It seems the Mortal Kombat game series has introduced the franchise’s first gay character named Kung Jin — who also happens to be the younger cousin of Kung Lao. Having played the game, I appreciate the series taking a baby-step to be queer inclusive, but I wish they had done more with regards to Kung Jin’s […]


  • LBGTQ+ Characters in Comic Books: Marvel Part II

    I am back with another installment of queer characters present in Marvel and DC comic books. I’m going to continue showcasing the queer characters in the Marvel comic book universe belonging to Earth-616, and after that I will move on to the characters belonging to DC. The X-Men franchise has introduced a lot of LBGTQ+ […]


  • LBGTQ+ Characters in Comic Books: Marvel Part I

    While TV shows have a long way to go when it comes to LGBTQ+ representation, comic books have indeed given people around the world some impressive characters that fall on various places of the rainbow. If you want to read or get to know more about the comics that feature such characters, then you have […]


  • Free Queer Indie Games

    There are many free indie games available online: some better than others. I generally like pretty graphics and strong story lines, which aren’t generally the focus of free games. However, there are many areas not covered in games made by companies trying to sell to large audiences, or if they include them, it often ends […]



  • Happily Ever After, a Review of “Myth & Magic: Queer Fairy Tales”

    “Happily ever after” has always been a bit of a misnomer. After all, it isn’t possible that everyone can live happily ever after. And those happily ever afters were always a bit restrictive anyway, implying that only a certain type of people were allowed to have one. In Myth & Magic: Queer Fairy Tales, editors Radclyffe and […]



  • Ellen Page: Loving Ourselves and Loving Others

    Valentine’s Day is a day to acknowledge all the love in our lives, but one aspect of love that is often overlooked is self love.  Ellen Page in her speech at the Time to Thrive Conference on Valentine’s Day for the Human Rights Campaign talked about working in an industry that demands a perfection that […]