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Editor’s Letter: For Positive Changes

Editor’s Letter: For Positive Changes

December is usually the time of year when we start reflecting on our progress and our actions. It's when we calculate how close we got to achieving our New Year's resolutions from way back in January.  It's when we look [...]

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Editor’s Letter: In the Cold

Editor’s Letter: In the Cold

When I saw Frozen for the first time -- last winter with my younger brother and sister, when I visited my hometown for the holidays -- there were a number of things I loved about the movie.  But one thing [...]

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Editor’s Letter: More Than a Fantasy

Editor’s Letter: More Than a Fantasy

I can remember very clearly the bright green spine that caught my attention, and the cover illustration of a teenage girl holding a tiny, bright orange griffin.  I was eleven that year, and in the sixth grade, my love of [...]

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Editor’s Letter: Without Limits

Editor’s Letter: Without Limits

In 2008, the US Census Bureau predicted that, by 2042, there will no longer be an ethnic majority in the United States. Media outlets handled this news in different ways.  Bloomberg and Fox News reported that white Americans would become a racial minority; [...]

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Editor’s Letter: Magic

Editor’s Letter: Magic

Of late, it seems that the Harry Potter series has come up an awful lot around GiC.  None of us are really complaining, though - for many in our generation, Harry Potter was the first blockbuster book series we read [...]

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Editor’s Letter: To Be Like Her

Editor’s Letter: To Be Like Her

In last year's Fatherhood Issue, I admitted that fatherhood is something I would never be capable of comprehending during my lifetime.  Its counterpart in motherhood, however - that's something I can understand and identify with.  Though I'm not a mother [...]

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Editor’s Letter: Like a Gateway Drug

Editor’s Letter: Like a Gateway Drug

I can remember my gateway to joining fandoms incredibly clearly. It happened when I was twelve years old and first started watching the Teen Titans cartoon on Cartoon Network. Teen Titans wasn't like any cartoon I'd watched before. Everything looked brighter, [...]

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Editor’s Letter: Stronger

Editor’s Letter: Stronger

When you spend half your time thinking about strong women in books, movies, and shows, you start keeping an eye out not only for classic strong women, but new women who are strong not just in a Wonder Woman/Xena smash-everything [...]

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