This Saturday, Twitter user and probable Death Eater @halfelven55ff responded to a tweet J.K. Rowling made way back in May by criticizing the author for exposing what he refers to as “Dumbledore’s deviant lifestyle.” But beware, oh ye who underestimate Rowling’s political savvy and Klout Score!
Last year, customers of Giovanni’s Room, the oldest LGBTQ bookstore in the country, learned that if its owner and co-founder Ed Horace didn’t procure a buyer, the Philadelphia mainstay would be closing. Although the bookstore eventually closed in May, it announced that a buyer was interested. With an agreement on the horizon, Giovanni’s Room will hold its grand opening on October 10th through 12th.
We heard the rumor, but now it’s official — Warner Bros. TV has greenlit a Supergirl to be executive produced by Arrow mastermind Greg Berlanti and Ali Adler, who made No Ordinary Family with him. I’d say this make the odds of Supergirl joining Arrow and The Flash on The CW not insignificant.
According to widely circulated study from the Entertainment Software Association, women now outnumber teenage boys among the ranks of videogame players. That’s despite the fact that many best-selling video games still notoriously rely on tired, hyper-masculine narratives with women as little more than a scantily-clad garnish on a hearty meal of combat scenes and weapon upgrades.
We’re continuing our look at dynamic leading ladies from anime and manga aimed towards boys, this time getting into more modern stories. Here there be monsters! Lots of monsters.
Shonen is defined as anime and manga aimed towards preteen or teenage boys. A lot of the genre is thought of as being shirtless guys wrestling each other and comparing power levels (Example: Dragonball Z). It is true that shonen typically has male main characters, but there are some examples of shonen with dynamic leading ladies.