Lauren Kirshner

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Round-up of Zines and Comics About Women’s Mental Health Issues

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Words by Lauren Kirshner Illustrations by Jenn Liv This round-up offers a very brief glimpse into the rich world of comics and zines about mental health issues. If you read just one, you will be led to many others. By writing and drawing out (literally and figuratively) difficult stories, these creators offer sincere and courageous […]

Print Heals: Women and Trans Zinesters Challenge the Mental Health Status Quo

Words by Lauren Kirshner Illustrations by Jenn Liv In 2009, Dani Abram, an animator and comics creator from the UK, began getting stomach pains. She changed her diet, but the pain got worse and so did the feeling that something was very wrong. At work, she became a perfectionist and in the bath she scratched […]