Artist Clay Jones comments on his blog, "If you’re a man and you don’t understand what I’m talking about with this cartoon, stop and think about it." This was a reality check for me... Someone wouldn't know what he's talking about??? Oh, right. The patriarchy.
That Weinstein guy... a fresh crop of single-panel comics at the Mercury News gives 14 cartoonists' takes on the celebrity sex crime of the moment. My fave is this angler fish by Milt Priggee.
Am I going to get raped? A Checklist.
Liza Donnelly at The Nib has a lot on her mind as she goes out for the evening.
Portrait photographer Robbie Aupspurger has made some gorgeous retro portraits of modern musicians and every day people. I don't know who turned this portrait into an ingenious meme, but thank you very much!
College students take on sexual assault
The assignment: Design a project that address issues surrounding sexual assault. The designers: Students Jane Kim, Shayna Lauer, and Helén Marton The course: Design for Public Awareness, Professor Jan Hadlaw in her course at York University, Toronto Another comic from the course that I'd like to see is “The Monsters I See,” a 16-page graphic novella by Esther... Continue Reading →
Gillibrand’s quest for military justice
Artist Adam Zyglis (The Buffalo Post) depicts Senator Gillibrand in her efforts to change military policy. Senator Kristin Gillibrand of New York has been working for 3 years to pass a bill that would shift the prosecution of military sexual assaults to military lawyers, and out of the hands of the military chain of command. Gillibrand's... Continue Reading →
Remember when we used to laugh with Bill Cosby? There are a lot of editorial comics about our fallen hero these days. You can see a nice collection at politicalcartoons.com. Here are a couple from editorial cartoonists Mike Luckovich and John Cole as featured in The Denver Post, Jan 4 2016.