When it comes to understanding and educating the masses on queer representation in comic books, there are few that can hold a candle to Valentino Luca Zullo.

Sad. Bad. Happy. Good. Sure, these could all be the normal course of emotions that humans experience in a given day. But for Madeline Eckhart and Natalie Grace Martin, this range of feelings represents an umbrella of experiences powerful enough to inspire an entire album.

If a queer writer pens something in the woods and no one is around to hear it, do they make a sound? They sure as heck do, especially if other queer writers are there to listen.

Opening eyes. Touching Hearts. Changing Minds. 

For any arts-based organization, those three actions would be powerful and aspirational. For Evolution Theatre Company, those goals are distinctly more de rigueur, serving instead as hallmarks of everything they set out to do.

It was the drag drama heard round the world this week: Drag 101, a June 5 event requested by local teen patrons of the Delaware, Ohio library, was canceled due to threats and security issues.  Selena T. West, a 9-year drag veteran, was set to present at the event. The story has been since been picked up by several national media outlets