Telling personal stories of trauma is a powerful political act.

I created this blog for people seeking stories they can relate to. This is a curated collection of comics on topics of sexual assault, harassment, rape culture, and advocacy. I encourage you to create comics and submit them, even if you don't think of yourself as an artist. Your stories are welcome here.  ❤ Erma

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Out Now! The Grab Back Comics Anthology

Hot off the presses! The Grab Back Comics Anthology includes 92 pages of beautiful comics, plus a mini poster!  It features work by 17 artists from Canada, Europe, and the US. The artists: Erika Rier, Robin Elan, Rachel Masilamani, Tatiana Gill, Oana & Maria Heller, Catherine Alice Michaelis, Erma Blood, Nicole J. Georges, Mikiko Galpin,... Continue Reading →

Book Launch Events!

I am super excited to release the Grab Back Comics Anthology at the Comics & Medicine Conference in Seattle next week. I'm giving a public talk about the project on Friday, June 16 around 4pm at the Seattle Central Library, and selling the book at the Pop-Up Marketplace on Saturday afternoon. Portland artist Anna Vo has... Continue Reading →

If it looks like a duck…

When he dressed up as a duck for a job in high school, Barry Deutsch was seen as female by the public and as gay by his coworkers.  Things got dangerous.  He tells an insightful story about personal vulnerability and the fragility of the gender system in If It Looks Like a Duck on The... Continue Reading →

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