A Brief Look at the Dangers of Conversion Therapy

by Cristi Casella In an effort to change the sexual orientation of someone who has expressed same-sex preferences, it was at one time a common practice to take that person to counselling sessions labelled Conversion Therapy. Sometimes referred to as Reparative Therapy, the object was to ‘restore’ them to what was understood as ‘normal’ sexual behaviour. Rarely was conversion therapy effective in changing the person’s sexual orientation, but what is even more disturbing is the impact this type of therapeutic intervention had on the subject. Although rare, there are still practitioners who use this approach, even though literally every major...
Chris Walker of Urbanime To Launch “Relic”, A Digital Graphic Novel

Chris Walker of Urbanime To Launch “Relic”, A Digital Graphic Novel

by Marc W. Polite Comic book films have been all the rage for the past decade. As part of that development, Black comic book characters have experienced a resurgence. Whether it is the Netflix series Luke Cage, or the CW’s Black Lightning, Black comic book related shows have captured the attention of many fans. As many of us anticipate the theater release of Black Panther, the scene is ripe for more interesting stories to come forward in the medium of Black comics. This week, we have the opportunity to converse with Chris Walker, a comic book creator. Chris in his...