Pride Guys Webcomic Online!

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The Pride Guys is a webcomic about LGBTQ superheroes featuring a cast of culturally and racially diverse individuals. The initial storyline focuses primarily on the seven main characters, but as the story progresses you are introduced to many other characters from the LGBTQ+ community and their allies. Their base of operations is in Washington, D.C., but their adventures will take them far beyond the limits of the District, as they visit different countries, explore other dimensions, travel to outer space, and experience alternate realities. Although this is a comic about superheroes, there are some elements of mythology, magic, fantasy and sci-fi mixed in as well.
Once this site gets updated you will be able to read the webcomic at prideguys.net! In the meantime you can read the preview pages and comic at these sites:
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Wonder Pride

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I love Wonder Woman. I can’t get enough of her. She was amazing in Batman v. Superman! I did have my reservations at first about Gal Gadot when she was cast, but she completely changed my mind. We haven’t had an official live action version of WW since Lynda Carter (we won’t mention Cathy Lee, or that sad failed TV pilot). There was a lot of pressure on her but she totally delivered. The accent threw me off a little, because we’re so used to seeing Wonder Woman portrayed in the media with no accent. But it makes perfect sense. Like..duh. Of course, she’s greek. Her movie costume is so awesome. My boyfriend pre-ordered the 1:6 scale Sideshow movie version for my birthday and I can’t wait for it to come out! I hope her solo film next year does well. I’m a little worried that with all the hype around it, especially with her appearance in BvS, that expectations are set so high, that if there’s even a little bit of criticism its going to disappointment people. But even if it does suck I’m still going to love it. I still love¬†Spice World.

Civil Love not War

 

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You know this will never happen. But isn’t that the whole point of fan fiction and fan art? Creating stuff that you wish would happen but won’t ever be possible. I suppose we all have a little bit of, “but it just might…!” That’s what kind of keeps us holding on, that little bit of hope gets us through the day. Life in general is like that. We live, we love, we laugh, we hope. If any of us thought to ourselves, “This is the best its going to get, and its not going to get any better.” Then there’s no point to anything anymore is there? But we know whether we are sickeningly happy or down and depressed, things will get better, it always does.

Love is Love

Continuing our Pride month celebration I decided to post a piece I submitted for one of my Fine Arts project this past year. The theme was meaning and I decided to go with love.  Below is my artist statement:

“I wanted to explore the meaning of romantic love as I have personally experienced it through the LGBT community. I wanted to show in my work that love between two individuals should not be restricted to just male and female. I further wanted to investigate the importance of diversity within the community itself when it comes to interracial relationships. I researched different images of love as seen through a visual perspective and chose to use men and women kissing in a loving embrace. I illustrated the images in pencil and created digital versions of each one. To further show the aspect of racial diversity I took the images and digitally colored each figure having a different skin-tone. I created a series of twelve prints resulting in a total of twenty-four skin-tones. Obstructing the faces of the subjects and including the uncolored version in the work¬†also allows the viewer to see that love transcends race and leaves them with the ability to place themselves into the piece, making it a personal experience for them as well.”IMG_0725