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Queer People’s Communication With Families of Origin

"When a queer person decides to disclose their queer identity and “come out” of the closet, family members are often at the center of those disclosures. These family members may serve to support their queer family member or hinder them, and some members’ actions can accomplish both simultaneously. ..." – By Cimmiaron Alvarez and Kristina K. Scharp

Queer Comics

"This article analyzes the particular affordances of comics as a medium of communication that make it especially potent for telling queer stories and challenging the status quo. I use the term affordance to describe that which the form of comics, specifically, makes possible. This study speaks to studies of community archives, zines and DIY media cultures, visual rhetoric, queer autoethnography, and queer feminist pedagogy. ..." – By KC Councilor

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