Author Archives: Ampersand

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Cartoon: I Voted For Obama!

If you enjoy these cartoons, and can spare it, please support my Patreon. A $1 pledge matters a lot to me. I’ve seen this come up more than once – whites talking about voting for Obama in response to questions … Continue reading

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Cartoon: But she never said “NO”

This stip was created with Becky Hawkins, who is also my collaborator on SuperButch! Becky drew this comic, while I wrote, lettered, and added the colors. If you enjoy these cartoons, and can spare it, please support them on Patreon! … Continue reading

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Cartoon: How Long? aka Trump Card

If you can spare it, please support these cartoons at Patreon. A $1 pledge really matters. I hope you find this cartoon funny. It’s definitely me holding a mirror up to myself; I’m genuinely started by the amount of bitterness … Continue reading

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Cartoon: New Recruits’ Vow

If you enjoy these cartoons, and can spare it, please support them on Patreon. A $1 pledge matters a lot. I’m not sure that I’ve ever done a cartoon about ICE before, and I’ve really wanted to, but it’s been … Continue reading

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Comic: Why Some Jobs Are Illegal

I couldn’t do all these cartoons without the support I get on Patreon. A $1 pledge really matters. Sex work is, for me, in the same category as smoking pot or (until recently) not legally recognizing same-sex marriages, a category … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Is Marriage A Magic Wand?

If you enjoy these cartoons, please support them on my Patreon. A $1 pledge really matters. TRANSCRIPT OF CARTOON Panel 1 This panel shows a reporter standing in a back yard, taking notes in a little pad, as a woman … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Medicare For All Is Idealistic But Unrealistic

If you enjoy these cartoons, please support them on my Patreon. A $1 pledge really matters. TRANSCRIPT This cartoon has nine panels. Panel 1 A woman in a business casual outfit – she’s a politician – is speaking directly to … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Melting Butter Edition

Amia Srinivasan · Does anyone have the right to sex? · London Review of Books A long read, but interesting. “The question, then, is how to dwell in the ambivalent place where we acknowledge that no one is obligated to … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Insects Up Close Edition

“Given my way, we wouldn’t talk about toxic masculinity, we’d talk about toxic masculinisation.” Thread by Ally Fogg. A record 4.5 percent of U.S. adults identify as LGBT, Gallup estimates The change is driven by millennials, 8% of whom identify … Continue reading

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