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  • 01:24

    Graphic Policy Radio with guest Bryan Edward Hill

    in Pop Culture

    This Monday is a brand new episode of Graphic Policy Radio and we're welcoming our first time guest Bryan Edward Hill to the show!


    Bryan is a writer for both comics and films. He currently writes Postal for Image Comics/Top Cow Productions as well as the upcoming Romulus. He was also recently brought on board as the story editor for Top Cow. You can follow him through Tumblr or Twitter.


    We want to hear what questions you have too! Tweet them to us @graphicpolicy and we'll ask them live on the air.

  • 00:54

    Families for Sensible Drug Policy

    in Self Help

    Our guest this evening is Carol Katz Beyer, founder of Families for Sensible Drug Policy.

  • 01:34

    Graphic Policy Radio: Politics and Comics of the Multiverses

    in Pop Culture

    This Monday is a brand new episode of Graphic Policy Radio the show that mixes comic and politics. It's a potluck Monday, and we'll be discussing a wide ranging amount of news and reviews in the comic industry.


    After a few weeks of awesome guests, we'll be catching up to discuss some of our favorite, and not so favorite, releases over the past month!


    Some of the comics we'll be discussing is the newest volume of Phonogram, and the latest issue of Constantine!


    But, that's not all that's on tap. Just tune in and find out what else is on the agenda.


    We also want to hear from you! Tweet us your thoughts @graphicpolicy.

  • 00:34

    Matthew Eaton joins show to talk about 13 insidious rules of sex abuse survivors

    in Current Events

    As domestic and sexual abuse awareness grow, the common statement "Why didn't they just leave," still gets mentioned.  Matthew Eaton will join the show today and talk about the 13 insidious rules of sexual abuse survivors.  Many times we associate abuse with some form of physical abuse.  However, the emotional abuse that goes along with the physical abuse can be more harmful, than the bruises.  The bruises go away, but the emotional torment can take a long time to go away. Mathew will also share his story, and how he has survived.  He now writes and blogs about sexual abuse, and is an advocate to raise awareness.

  • 01:43

    Graphic Policy Radio with Guest Jeremy Whitley

    in Pop Culture

    This Wednesday is a brand new episode of Graphic Policy Radio with returning guest Jeremy Whitley. Jeremy has two comics releasing this week, his creator owned series from Action Lab Entertainment Princeless: Raven, The Pirate Princess #2 and Secret Wars: Secret Love #1 from Marvel. We'll discuss those two releases and so much more!


    Jeremy Whitley is the creator of the original comic series Princeless, Illegal, and The Order of Dagonet. His work has been nominated for two Eisner Awards, Five Glyph Awards, and numerous other honors. In addition to his original creations, he has also been a regular writer for IDW's My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and My Little Pony: Friends Forever series as well as Action Lab's NFL Rush Zone and GlobWorld comic series.


    Jeremy has been at the forefront of changing trends in the comic industry, and a leader for diversity in both creators and characters.


    We want to hear your questions too! You can Tweet us your questions @graphicpolicy.

  • 01:02

    The Journey of a Domestic Violence Survivor

    in Personal Journals

    We are talking with a young lady today about the way she survived Domestic Violence and some of the measures that were taken to ensure her survival. She will also share with us where she is today in life and her pursuites and passions that drive her in the business world. She has started her own non-profit organization to assist women who are in a Domestic Violence situation and while she is building the organization she continues to reach out and help others.

  • 01:00

    Domestic Violence-Men In Control

    in Family

    When it comes to Domestic Violence we need to take a second look at the premise of power and control and an even harder look at choice. If you ever witnessed Domestic Violence in the home; if you have always wanted to ask professionals in the field questions that have bothered you for years; then join me and my guest Dr. Yvette Karanick on 8/31/2015 at 7:30 pm as we discuss the issues pertinent to men as it relates to intimate partner violence. The number to call is 713-955-0734.

  • 01:54

    Graphic Policy Radio with Guest Genevieve Valentine

    in Pop Culture

    This Monday is a brand new episode of Graphic Policy Radio with first time guest Genevieve Valentine.


    Genevieve Valentine is a science fiction and fantasy writer. In 2014 she took over as the writer for DC Comics' Catwoman, sending Selina Kyle in a whole new direction as a key player in Gotham's mob family. The latest issue hits shelves this week. Her first novel, Mechanique: A tale of the Circus Tresaulti, won the Crawford Award for a first fantasy novel, and was shortlisted for the Nebula.


    Joining us in welcoming Genevieve to the show is frequent guest and cohost Emma Houxbois. Emma is the Comics Editor for The Rainbow Hub and co-host of weekly comics podcast Fantheon!


    We also want your questions! You can Tweet them to us @graphicpolicy before or during the show.

  • 01:18

    Graphic Policy Radio with Guest Steve Orlando

    in Pop Culture

    This Thursday is a special episode of Graphic Policy Radio with writer Steve Orlando. Steve is returning to the show to discuss his new series from Image Comics,Virgil!


    Undertow and Midnighter writer Steve Orlando and Murder Book artist JD Faith present a brand new, “queersploitation” graphic novel on the streets of Jamaica in,Virgil, in stores this September 2015. 


    Betrayed, beaten, and banished by his own, an outed cop fights his way across Jamaica for revenge.


    This is a Foxy Brown-style revenge action with a new face and new fists. Holding his gun and his badge, Virgil thought he was safe in the police force, hiding who he is. But when his own brothers on the force out him in the papers, it doesn’t bring him down. It sets him free! Now, he’s out for revenge. And he’s not leaving town without his man, and some blood on his hands.


    We'll talk to Steve about the upcoming book as well as the Kickstarter that it spun out from.


    We also want your questions too! Tweet them to us @graphicpolicy.

  • 00:33

    Teen Dating Violence statistics are alarming

    in Current Events

    The words domestic violence are usually assoiciated with an adult woman being abused by an adult male.  One in four women will be affected by some form of domestic violence, in their lifetime. Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, psychological violence, and emotional abuse. http://www.ncadv.org/need-support/what-is-domestic-violence.


    With awareness growing, studies have been geared to teen domestic violence.  The statistics are alarming.  http://www.loveisrespect.org/resources/dating-violence-statistics/  Over 1.5 million high school students will experience some form of physical abuse, this year.  43% of college dating women have reported some form of abuse.  These numbers only include the reported number of cases. Statistically, only 33% of those vicitims every told anyone about the abuse.  Parents that were surveyed don't believe that teen domestic violence is an issue (81%). The shocking part, only 58% of parents could identify the signs of an abusive relationship.


    Organizations can spread awareness, but education is needed for our teens.  As of July 2014, only 22 states had some form of legislation; in place, that addresses education for teen dating violence.  http://www.ncsl.org/research/health/teen-dating-violence.aspx


    Spreading awareness is a step in the right direction, but without educational programs we could see these statistics continue to grow. 


     

  • 01:08

    Graphic Policy Radio with Guest Matt Bors

    in Pop Culture

    This Monday is a brand new episode of Graphic Policy Radio with a brand new guest, Matt Bors!


    Bors is an editorial cartoonist and editor of The Nib and was working at Medium running it since 2013. In 2012 he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and became the first alt-weekly cartoonist to win the Herblock Prize for Excellence in Cartooning. Currently he's running a Kickstarter to collecting some of the best political cartoons, comics journalism, non-fiction and humor.


    Eat More Comics packs more than 300 pages featuring dozens of the best cartoonists to ever toon a toon. I mean, it's going to be a large book.


    We're going to talk to him about the Kickstarter, The Nib, and more!


    We also want to hear from you. Tweet us your questions @graphicpolicy.

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