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Prism Comics Hosts LGBTQ+ Panel at WonderCon@Home

PRISM COMICS HOSTS ONLINE PANEL “LGBTQ+ COMICS AND SOCIAL ACTIVISM” ON WONDERCON@HOME 2021

What: Prism Comics hosts a virtual panel on “LGBTQ+ Comics and Social Activism” on WonderCon@Home 2021
When: Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 11 am Pacific
Where:
WonderCon@Home – https://www.comic-con.org/wca
Prism Comics Contact: Ted Abenheim, President, Prism Comics   ted@prismcomics.org

WonderCon@Home 2021 opens its virtual convention doors Friday morning, March 26, 2021 at 10 am Pacific with online exhibitors, virtual panels, virtual activities and more. Prism Comics is participating with a spirited virtual panel, LGBTQ+ COMICS AND SOCIAL ACTIVISM, debuting on Saturday morning, March 27 at 11 am Pacific. 

Are comics mightier than the sword? Can comics change hearts and minds and entertain at the same time? Now more than ever, LQBTQ+ comics creators are claiming their diverse identities, writing their own stories, and using the art form to build empathy and inclusion. Join Prism Comics, Moderator Justin Hall (No Straight Lines; Professor, California College of the Arts) and a diverse group of panelists as they discuss comics as a source of social power and community. Panelists include Tara Madison Avery (We’re Still Here, Alphabet; publisher Stacked Deck Press), Jennifer Camper (Juicy Mother, Founder, Queers & Comics conference), Trinidad Escobar (Of Sea and Venom, Tryst, Little Corn Fields), Lawrence Lindell (From Truth with Truth, Still, Couldn’t Afford Therapy, So I Made This Again; Co-Founder, TheBAYlies), and Anand Vedawala (100 Years From Now Our Bones Will Be Different; Executive Director, San Francisco Zine Fest).

To watch visit https://www.comic-con.org/wca/2021/athome/complete-programming

Scroll down to the Saturday, March 27, 11 am programming and click on LGBTQ+ Comics and Social Activism

The panel will remain online for viewing through and after WonderCon

PRISM COMICS is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization championing LGBTQ+ diversity and inclusion in comic books and graphic novels. Founded in 2003, Prism supports comics professionals, readers, educators and librarians and presents the annual Prism Awards for excellence in LGBBTQ+ comics in collaboration with the Cartoon Art Museum and the Queer Comics Expo. Visit prismcomics.org

WONDERCON@HOME: WonderCon is returning to your living room with panels, exhibits, contests, and more Friday, March 26 through Saturday, March 27, 2021! Presented  by Comic-Con International: San Diego.  Check https://www.comic-con.org/wca and subscribe to Comic-Con’s YouTube channel to join us @Home.

PRISM PANELISTS: Justin Hall, Moderator (he/him/his) – No Straight Lines; Professor, California College of the Arts https://www.justinhallawesomecomics.com

Tara Madison Avery (she/her/hers) – We’re Still Here, Alphabet; publisher Stacked Deck Press – https://stackeddeckpress.com

Jennifer Camper (she/her/hers) – Juicy Mother; Founder, Queers & Comics conference –

Trinidad Escobar (she/they) – Of Sea and Venom, Tryst, Little Corn Fields) – http://www.trinidadescobar.com                                                                                                                           

Lawrence Lindell (he/they) – From Truth with Truth, Still, Couldn’t Afford Therapy, So I Made This Again; Co-Founder, TheBAYlies – https://www.thebaylies.com      https://lawrencelindell.com

Anand Vedawala (he/him/his) – 100 Years From Now Our Bones Will Be Different; Executive Director, San Francisco Zine Fest –https://www.sfzinefest.org        https://www.anandvedawala.com

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