An Interview with a Black Female Cosplayer

As we enter #29daysofblackcosplay I am immensely excited to begin this interview, since in the United States it is currently Black History Month. While in the UK we don’t celebrate Black History Month until October, it felt extremely pertinent that this be my first article of the new decade.  When I first pitched this idea…

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Best of the 2010s: Everything Else

NerdyPoC’s Best of the 2010s series comes to a close! Thank you for joining us on this walk down the decade's memory lane. This is our fourth and final installment of our Best of the 2010s series: everything else, a compilation of books, anime, comics, music, and pop culture. If you missed the rest of…

Character of Colour: Shuri | Black Panther

Today's Character of Colour of the Day is none other than the smartest in the MCU, Princess Shuri of Wakanda! Anything Bruce Banner or Tony Stark did, Shuri did better, and there's nothing you can do but stan. In the movies, Shuri, played by Letitia Wright, is an 18-year-old genius who runs the R&D (Research…

Young Justice Introduces Gender Non-Conforming Character

  ***SPOILER WARNING***   Young Justice is back with the second half of the highly-anticipated season 3. On July 2nd, three new episodes were released on the DC Universe streaming app, with the first new episode revealing that Halo, a new character introduced at the beginning of the season, identifies as gender non-conforming.    In…

Star Wars is Gay! 7 Canonically Queer and Non-Binary Characters You Might Not Know About

It’s not really a secret that on-screen representation in the live-action Star Wars films is lacklustre, to say the least. To start, I’d like to point out that the five main female protagonists of the trilogies and anthology films have all been cis, white brunettes. And while some progress has been made regarding male representation,…