The dark sound and minimalist instrumentation on “If I Was Your Girlfriend” demonstrates Prince’s willingness to bend and distort expectations with a lyrical and sonic playfulness that challenges the listener to think beyond the obvious gender stereotypes inherent in most popular love songs.
Marvel Comics hasn’t published a Fantastic Four title in over a year, and its absence marks a serious lack of imagination.
The intimacy between Batman and the Joker calls for imagining a different “last Batman story.”
Luchadoras and the elasticity of gender in queered spaces.
The heteronormative values these romance comics reinforce are really friggin’ queer.
Gender identity is over-determined.
The shock of the queer in Oglaf undermines a genre where uber-masculine hyper-hetero adventures are the norm.