Arts & Entertainment


“Kindred”: Octavia Butler’s dark fantasy gets the graphic novel treatment

The new illustrated adaptation of Butler's 1980s classic makes you feel what slavery was like.


"A Singular They”: Intersex drama explores teenage angst

Most coming of age stories don't also involve deciding what gender you want to be. That's the dilemma facing the lead character in this play.


“Sassy Mamas”: Generational and gender role reversals

"Sassy Mamas" is a comedy-drama about three longtime girlfriends in Washington, D.C.


“Redefining Realness”: Janet Mock’s compelling memoir about gender, race, identity

I sat down last weekend, intending to read for 30 minutes or so, and ended up devouring Redefining Realness cover-to-cover in five hours.


Replaying Zelda from a progressive perspective

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the release of "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time," frequently lauded as the greatest video game ever.