In a brief respite for the 30 Days of Me meme, a couple worthwhile links:
halcyonjazz - On Girls
if that character were written as a boy, would you have a problem?
racebending - This Month in Asian Americans in Comics -
characters of color and actors of color are less likely to take precedence, be the main character, to be vital to the stories being told. This isn't a coincidence, it's an ongoing trend.
ETA oh wow one more. Oh WOW.
shewhohashope - In Brightest Day, In Blackest Night
White supremacy is not just for white nationalists, it's so embedded in our culture that people can't imagine seeing it unless one was looking for it.