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Super Asian America! at San Diego Comic-Con 2015

Super Asian America! at San Diego Comic-Con 2015

July 20th, 2015 by

Racebending.com hosted our 5th annual panel at San Diego Comic-Con. This year’s panel was a huge hit, featuring some of today’s most talented creators and performers in popular culture!

Hollywood’s “Strange” Erasure of Asian Characters

Hollywood’s “Strange” Erasure of Asian Characters

June 2nd, 2015 by

Marvel’s Ancient One This post was originally published at Reappropriate.co. A mere week after I wrote a post swearing off of sharing fan news, the fandom insidiously pulled me back in. This week, rumours began circulating that Tilda Swinton was in casting negotiations for Marvel’s upcoming Dr. Strange film starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the titular […]

Racebending.com Presents Creating Diverse Characters in Fiction at C2E2!

Racebending.com Presents Creating Diverse Characters in Fiction at C2E2!

April 14th, 2015 by

Racebending.com is proud to host our second annual C2E2 panel discussion: Racebending.com Presents Creating Diverse Characters in Fiction. The panelists represent a wide array of writing and artistic disciplines including comics writing and illustration, acting and  scriptwriting, novelization, editing, and criticism. Panelists will share their experiences crafting diverse characters in each medium and tackle the issues […]

In Support of a Newt of Color: Diversity in the Wizarding World

In Support of a Newt of Color: Diversity in the Wizarding World

April 3rd, 2015 by

In a world of wizards and dragons, why can’t the hero be a person of color?

DreamWorks will whitewash “Ghost in the Shell” remake

DreamWorks will whitewash “Ghost in the Shell” remake

January 13th, 2015 by

DreamWorks whitewashes an Asian lead–all while failing to provide roles for Asian American actors.

Jen Wang: Gamer and Comic Artist of “In Real Life”

Jen Wang: Gamer and Comic Artist of “In Real Life”

December 5th, 2014 by

Jen Wang is the artist on the new graphic novel, In Real Life, a book that delves into gamer culture. She is also bringing a very real showcase of the diversity in the comics industry with this weekend’s Comic Arts Los Angeles Festival. Jen was kind enough to give contributor Gabrial Canada some of her […]

Sleepy Hollow sparks fan discussions on diversity in the media

Sleepy Hollow sparks fan discussions on diversity in the media

September 25th, 2014 by

Racebending.com interviews the actors and producers about diversity and fandom

Racebending will be hosting a panel at Awesomecon Indianapolis!

Racebending will be hosting a panel at Awesomecon Indianapolis!

September 15th, 2014 by

Racebending.com is proud to announce that we will be hosting a panel discussion: Racebending.com Presents: Diversity in Comics at this years Awesomecon Indianapolis held from October 3rd through the 5th at the Indianapolis Convention Center.

Mitali Perkins and Gene Yang on Race and Humor

Mitali Perkins and Gene Yang on Race and Humor

June 7th, 2014 by

Mitali Perkins is an author and educator. Her books are primarily focused on young readers. Her works include Monsoon Summer, Rickshaw Girl, Bamboo People, and Secret Keeper.  Mitali Perkins is the editor and one of the ten contributors to Open Mic: Riffs on Life Between Cultures in Ten Voices. The ten authors She brought together […]

Gene Yang on The Shadow Warrior, Diverse Books and Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Rift

Gene Yang on The Shadow Warrior, Diverse Books and Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Rift

May 7th, 2014 by

Gene Yang talks about The Green Turtle, diversity in publishing, and his latest Avatar comic, The Rift!

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