Yuri Manga and Anime Fanlisting

This is such exciting news…I have been invited to be a guest at the Yurithon, Yuri-focused programming track within Montreal’s Otakuthon convention! Please join me (and bunch of Yuricon friends and staffers) for the weekend of August 4-6, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. We’ll be doing some panels and who knows what else. I’ve never been […]

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Get out those calendars! It’s time to plan our next few months of LGBTQ Comics and Manga events and lectures. February This weekend, on February 19, 2017 our friends at Yaycon, this year in Amersfoort, Netherlands, will be celebrating Yaoi and Yuri and love! I had a lovely time at Yaycon a few years ago […]

With many thanks to the University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies, the entirely of my lecture Alt Manga, Queer Manga – Telling Our Own Stories is now available on Youtube for your enjoyment. I hope you’ll watch and comment and now I’m gonna have to go and write something new. ^_^;  

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I have returned from Michigan, for which I have nothing but praise. And from a very hectic few days pre- and post- my lectures. I have a lot of people to thank, so let’s get right on that first. First, my sincere thanks to Jennifer Robertson and the Center for Japanese Studies for having me […]

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Please join me at the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor, MI on Thursday, January 19, 2017 , 12:00-1:30 PM in Room 1636 School of Social Work Building for the Center for Japanese Studies Noontime Lecture Series. Alt Manga, Queer Manga: Telling Our Own Stories will cover the history of LGBTQ manga in Japan and the […]

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It is with the greatest of pleasure that I announce that I will be doing a lecture at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor on January 19, 2017.  I’ll be presenting Alt Manga, Queer Manga: Telling Our Own Stories about how fan and creator perceptions and desires transformed into commercially successful manga and anime […]

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Flamecon 2 was a fantastic event and I’m absolutely gutted that I couldn’t get to it for both days. Flamecon bills itself as New York’s Queer Comic Con. This year, it was queerer and more diverse than ever. And, as a result, was even more fun than last year. Where last year, their mascot was […]

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Well yee-ha! I’ll be bringing my guerilla “history of Japanese literature” panel to Flamecon 2,  New York’s queerest comic event, which will be held in Brooklyn, New York on August 20-21. The Secret History of Yaoi and Yuri  Saturday August 20, Room C This’ll give me a chance to talk to an LGBTQ crowd about Japanese queer […]

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Here are the full text and graphics I used in my presentation at the Tokyo Comics Showcase, Vol. 1, on May 3, 2016 as part of Tokyo Rainbow Pride. If you have 8 minutes, you can understand where Yuri came from and the why of what you’re looking at. If you’d like to use the […]

Girls Love Festival, the largest Yuri-only doujinshi show in Japan is coming up in the Tokyo Metrpolitant area on June 5.  You can check out the attending circles, the series they plan on having doujinshi of, and what their websites are on the GLF website. Because at least a couple of our loyal readers and […]

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