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Queer Press Grant Donations Count Three Times, Thanks to Matching Donors
posted October 5th, 2010
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In late September, Roger Klorese offered to match Queer Press Grant 2010 fund donations once the fund reached a total of $500. Today, Charles "Zan" Christensen—Prism founding President and current Web Chair—made the same offer, effectively tripling the value of community donations.

The Queer Press Grant is an annual award to LGBT comics creators to help them produce and promote their work. Entries are judged first and foremost by artistic merit, followed by concerns such as financial need, proposal presentation, and the project's contribution to the LGBT community. They are reviewed by the Prism Board and past recipients of the Grant, with the advisory board brought in when tiebreakers are needed.

The Queer Press Grant is funded entirely by donations, generally from comic book professionals and readers. Contributions are accepted from those who want to support Prism's effort to encourage new and under-appreciated talent. Prism reaches out to the greater LGBT community in particular, who acknowledge the challenges LGBT comics face in an environment in which queer stories and their creators still struggle for acceptance.

Individuals can donate to the Queer Press Grant, through Prism's Facebook Causes page for the 2010 QPG or by visiting Prism's Donate Page.

Since its inception, the Queer Press Grant has been awarded to Ed Luce (2009: Wuvable Oaf), Eric Orner (2009: Storybox), Pam Harrison (2008: House of the Muses), Justin Hall (2007: Glamazonia), Tommy Roddy (2007: Pride High), Megan Gedris (2006: YU+ME), and Steve MacIsaac (2005: Shiftlifter).


Prism Comics promotes the works of the LGBT community in comics. It does not implicitly endorse any other material or products associated with those works. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s).


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