- Alright, let’s get this out of the way, shall we? Harry Potter actor Emma Watson is acting as the spokesperson for the new United Nation’s gender equality campaign He for She, and the internet has been abuzz ever since she gave an admittedly heartfelt speech about her own experiences with sexism. As much as I’m always for celebrities publicly donning the mantle of feminism, I have some major issues with the speech, as Al Jazeera helpfully explains.
- Engaging with your queerness through The Sims! [Autostraddle]
- And eight indie games with queer relationships! [Autostraddle]
- What’s a conservative, evangelist mom to do when her children want to read Harry Potter? Rewrite it of course, changing literally everything in the story and removing all magic! I’m really not convinced this isn’t some elaborate performance art, but in the meantime I’ll be over here, chuckling softly while repeating “Hogwarts School of Prayer and Miracles” under my breath. [Jezebel]
- Comics Alliance discusses the ever-present fear that comes with being a woman in the comics industry, tackling “why don’t you just report it” rhetoric head on.
- Days of Future Past‘s Quicksilver has an Instagram account. It’s only got one post, but it only needs one post.
- Do you want a collection of ab-tastic (never typing that again) superhero art? Yeah you do. [Comics Alliance]
- I’m always up for a good origin story, and the Smithsonian is offering up a very thorough and fascinating rundown of Wonder Woman’s creation.
Top image: Wonder Woman vector by Mathew Jepiuh