Posts in category "San Diego Comic Con"

John Barrowman Shares Story of Triumph Over Cruelty at Heroic "End Bullying" Panel

John Barrowman Shares Story of Triumph Over Cruelty at Heroic "End Bullying" Panel
John Barrowman, star of Arrow and Torchwood, shared his powerful story of overcoming bullying, as part of the Pop Culture Hero Coalition’s panel at this week’s San Diego Comic-Con. With a mix of profound vulnerability and, at times, poignant humor, (see CBS News video), Barrowman recounted his growing up experiences: “I was called fag, queer, and everything else.”... Read more »

Wear Star Wars Share Star Wars Day 2014: Star Wars Is For GIRLS Too

Wear Star Wars Share Star Wars Day 2014: Star Wars Is For GIRLS Too
On Friday, December 19, 2014, we invite you to celebrate the fifth annual Wear Star Wars Share Star Wars Day, an affirmation of geek pride and a stance against bullying. Here’s how you can celebrate: Wear something Star Wars or science fiction-related on December 19. Donate a Star Wars or science fiction toy to a... Read more »

How Superman Pajamas Are a Metaphor for Adoption

My dearest K, Last night, as an early birthday present, Daddy gave you a new pair of Superman pajamas. You already had a Captain American nightgown that I bought for you at San Diego Comic-Con, and of course you have your beloved Star Wars jammies, but the rest of the family has accumulated Superman jammies... Read more »
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San Diego Comic Con: How to Combat Stereotypes and Bullying in Pop Culture

San Diego Comic Con: How to Combat Stereotypes and Bullying in Pop Culture
If you are going to be attending San Diego Comic Con this weekend, be sure to stop by our panel on bullying in pop culture.  We will be discussing how content creators can create dynamic stories while challenging the negative stereotypes that are an integral part of pop culture.  The questions will push the envelope... Read more »