A.W. has been blogging about animation for almost ten years. Someone told her having your own site looks a bit more professional then just using blogspot. So, this is where she will be updating old and dusty posts, and adding new stuff.


ParaNorman’s Mitch: The First Family-Friendly Gay Animated Character“published in AWN: Animation World Magazine. May 15th, 2013.

Zootopia’s Judy Hopps: A Unique Female Protagonist in a World of Animated Men” published in AWN, June 8th, 2016.

10 Star Trek Facts You Probably Didn’t Know” video script Trek Culture, April 30th, 2020.

 Articles Cited In Other Publications:

Cartoon Closet Part 2: They Totally Exist (but not officially)” cited in the New York Times article: Scholar Finds Flaws in Work by Archenemy of Comics, by Dave Itzkoff. February 19th 2013.

Fact Check: Only 13 Female Protagonistscited in French artist Mirion Malle’s comic:l’imporance de la representation dans les medias. July 21st, 2014.

Male Duo: Jumba and Pleakley (part the second)” cited in Avery Delany’s YouTube video: Queer Coding in Disney. September 24th, 2017.

Double Coded and Gay Coded Characters” cited in the aplus article: The Erasure Of LGBTQ Characters In Children’s Media Goes Beyond Bert And Ernie, by Jill O’Rourke. October 11th, 2018.

Double Coded and Gay Coded Characters” cited in the book: Perspectives on Play: Learning for Life, 3rd Edition, by Avril Block, Pam Jarvis, and Yinka Olusoga. December 6th, 2018.