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Aug 7, 2018

Polyamory educator and comic book aficionado Kevin Patterson joins Artgasm to talk Black Panther, Get Out, Black masculinity, and his deep love for the X-Men. 


The Oppression and Privilege of Polyamory | Race and Polyamory | Being a Sports Nerd | Masculinity and Open Relationships | Being a “Blerd” | Gatekeeping Fandom | Black Masculinity on Film | Black Dystopia vs. Black Utopia | Afrofuturism | Beefs with Characters Who Don’t Kill | The Problem with Single Readings on Subjects | Flawed Blackness vs Black Perfection | X-Men As Family | Superheroes with a Social Message | Ryan Coogler’s Repertoire | When Superhero Movies Go Deeper | Fruitvale Station |  Non-Toxic Masculinity in the MCU | Erik Stevens as Batman | Being a Black man with white partners | The Evil Genius of the Get Out Villain | Escalation of Microaggressions | Afrofuturism | NK Jemison & Nnedi Okorafor & Janelle Monae


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