It’s no secret that female and non-binary creators don’t have the same kind of visibility as male creators. Just recently, Netflix acquired Millarworld – a comic book company that Mark Millar, who has received criticism for racist and sexist work, founded. Despite his problematic past, Netflix gave Miller a larger platform to showcase his work. Meanwhile, those who are more deserving of the platform often go unnoticed.
That’s why Milkfed’s Kelly Sue Deconnick and Matt Fraction’s #VisibleWomen hashtag is so important. On August 7, they encouraged women and non-binary people to submit their art under the hashtag to give them a much-needed signal boost. And though it started on Monday, creators from all corners of the world continue to use #VisibleWomen to share their work.
We’ve rounded up 17 Latinx and Latin American creators working in a male-dominated world: