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Natalie Portman as Thor | Marvel/Disney

Female Role Models To Look Out For On The Big Screen

Times are changing in Hollywood, and women continue to break through the barriers which once held great actresses back or refined them to typecast roles. In recent years and in […]

Creativity

Marvel Comics’ Newest Female Superhero Inspired By The Nigerian Chibok Elementary Girls

Marvel Comics’ Newest Female Superhero Inspired By The Nigerian Chibok Elementary Girls

Get set for a new Marvel comic book character that is markedly different from all the others. In a recent press announcement from Reuters, this new comic will feature an […]

Creativity

Marvel Comics Expands Its STEM Outreach With Regular Feature In ‘The Unstoppable WASP’ Series

Marvel Comics Expands Its STEM Outreach With Regular Feature In ‘The Unstoppable WASP’ Series

It seems we have reached a point in our society where certain industries are recognizing the incredible potential of tapping into the next generation of STEM employees and innovators at […]

Creativity

Marvel’s New America Chavez Series Is The Queer, Latina, Superhero Story We’ve Been Waiting For

Marvel’s New America Chavez Series Is The Queer, Latina, Superhero Story We’ve Been Waiting For

Get familiar with America Chavez, Marvel Comics’ latest character who is busting through the superhero stereotype and bringing some much-needed diversity and color to the comic book world. In fact, […]

Creativity

Marvel Debuts Digital Comic Series Centered Around Real Life Story Of A Syrian Mother

Marvel Debuts Digital Comic Series Centered Around Real Life Story Of A Syrian Mother

We love comic books here at GTHQ and jump at the opportunity to share how this medium is creating diversity and inclusiveness in a world where it is being demanded […]

Entertainment

‘Jessica Jones’ & ‘Queen Sugar’ – The TV Shows Changing The Status Quo For Female Directors

‘Jessica Jones’ & ‘Queen Sugar’ – The TV Shows Changing The Status Quo For Female Directors

This news is getting a lot of people talking both in and out of Hollywood. Season 2 of the Netflix Marvel series ‘Jessica Jones’ has been announced, and all 13 […]

Creativity

Popular Comic Book Titles ‘Iron Man’ &  ‘Kick-Ass’ Getting Gender Reboots

Popular Comic Book Titles ‘Iron Man’ & ‘Kick-Ass’ Getting Gender Reboots

Move over Rihanna, there’s a new RiRi in town! Her name is Riri Williams, and she may not sing and dance, but she sure is super. Marvel has recently announced […]

Entertainment

Seriously, What Will It Take For Female Superheroes To Stop Being Excluded From Merchandising?!

Seriously, What Will It Take For Female Superheroes To Stop Being Excluded From Merchandising?!

While superheroes battle fictional enemies in fictional universes, in the real world we are battling a different kind of enemy: the collective push-back and continual exclusion of female superhero from […]

Family Life

Marvel Launches Program For Young Female Scientists In Anticipation Of The New ‘Captain America’ Film

Marvel Launches Program For Young Female Scientists In Anticipation Of The New ‘Captain America’ Film

This isn’t the first time we have seen Marvel capitalize on the female STEM characters they are portraying in their blockbuster movies and turning it into an excuse to encourage […]

Entertainment

The New Spider-Woman Comic Features Jessica Drew As A Crime-Fighting Single Mom

The New Spider-Woman Comic Features Jessica Drew As A Crime-Fighting Single Mom

There’s this stereotypical image of a superhero that goes like this: male, muscular, non-emotional, usually Caucasian, and possesses no flaws. But when you look at the current storylines being churned […]

Fashion & Beauty

Garage Magazine Teams Up With Marvel To Re-Imagine Supermodels As Superheroes

Garage Magazine Teams Up With Marvel To Re-Imagine Supermodels As Superheroes

It seems as if Marvel are REALLY keen to amend the perception that they are not catering to their female fans. Over the past couple of years since fans and […]

Sports

ESPN Teams Up With Marvel To Re-Imagine Female Athletes As Superheroes

ESPN Teams Up With Marvel To Re-Imagine Female Athletes As Superheroes

It has been a banner year for women in sports, especially in the US, so to see Marvel team up with ESPN and turn a whole host of female athletes […]

Entertainment

Meet ‘Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur’, Marvel’s Latest Female-Driven Comic Remake

Meet ‘Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur’, Marvel’s Latest Female-Driven Comic Remake

We’ll file this under: “progressive moves Marvel is making in the diversity department yet we can’t fathom why they refuse to make a female-driven superhero movie”. Seriously Marvel, you know […]

Family Life

Marvel Won’t Make The Female Character Merch We Want So This Mom Did It Instead!

Marvel Won’t Make The Female Character Merch We Want So This Mom Did It Instead!

Remember that time Marvel released Black Widow merchandize and the sales were so astronomical that they realized their mistake in ever sidelining female characters on screen and elsewhere? Yeah we […]

Causes, Entertainment

Marvel Launches Initiative To Encourage Girls In STEM To Promote ‘Ant-Man’ Movie

Marvel Launches Initiative To Encourage Girls In STEM To Promote ‘Ant-Man’ Movie

Ok we know there have been lots of discussions surrounding Marvel Studios’ lack of a female-driven superhero movie, but we should not be so quick to accuse them of sexism […]