Christopher B. Zeichmann

University of Toronto


Posted by on Monday, July 30th, 2018

This page collects all links for my book chapter “X-Men Films and the Domestication of Dissent: Sexuality, Race, and Respectability”

Last updated: 30 July 2018


Ahmed, Sara. 2004b. “Declarations of Whiteness: The Non-performativity of Anti-Racism.” borderlands 3/2: n.p. Available from

Brothers, David. 2013. Professor X Isn’t Martin Luther King, and Magneto Isn’t Malcolm X, Either. 4th Letter, 2013. Available from

Brown, Michael. 2011. “Mutant” as a Codeword for “Gay” in the X-Men Movies. Townhall, 2011. Available from

Burrows, Cedric Dewayne. 2005. The Contemporary Rhetoric about Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X in the Post-Reagan Era. M.A. thesis, Miami University. Available from!etd.send_file?accession=miami1118689456&disposition=inline.

Clark, P. Djèlí. 2015. On Malcolm, Martin and that X-Men Analogy Thing. The Musings of a Disgruntled Haradrim, 2015. Available from

Dussere, Erik. 2000. The Queer World of the X-Men. Salon, 2000. Available from

Ealey, Shani. 2013. What “The Butler” Didn’t Reveal About The Black Panther Party. In Black Women Unchecked. Available from

Evans, Angel. 2013. ‘The Butler’ Movie Review: New Film, Old Stereotypes. In Mic. Available from

Godoski, Andrew. 2011. Professor X and Magneto: Allegories for Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X, 2011. Available from

Goldstein, Hilary. 2006. “Xavier vs. Magneto: A Philosophical Debate., 2006. Available from

Independent Gay Forum. 1998. About IGF CultureWatch. Independent Gay Forum, 1998. Available from

LaCapria, Kim. 2016. Chants Encounter. Snopes, 2016. Available from

Lamb, J. 2013. Magneto Was Right. Nerds of Color, 2013. Available from

Lund, Martin. 2015. “The Mutant Problem: X-Men, Confirmation Bias, and the Methodology of Comics and Identity.” European Journal of American Studies 10/2: n.p. Available from

Martin, Orion. 2013. What If the X-Men Were Black? The Hooded Utilitarian, 2013. Available from

Miller, Stephen H. 2016. Cop Lives Matter. Independent Gay Forum, 2016. Available from

Nair, Yasmin. 2015a. The Gay Marriage Campaign Shamelessly Exploits Martin Luther King, 2015a. Available from

———. 2015b. The Secret History of Gay Marriage, 2015b. Available from

Pulliam-Moore, Charles. 2017. It’s Time for the X-Men’s Stories About Discrimination to Evolve. io9, 2017. Available from

Rose, Charlie. 2000. Bryan Singer. Charlie Rose, 2000. Available from

Smith, Nigel M. 2015. Ian McKellen: ‘X-Men Was a Gay Man’s Delight, Because It Was Full of the Most Amazing Divas’ 2015. Available from

Thompson, Chad. 2006. More than Mutants. Relevant, 2006. Available from

Wheeler, Andrew. 2013. Avengers Assimilate: Identity Politics in ‘Uncanny Avengers’. In Comics Alliance.

Yearwood, Smiley. 2015. For the Billionth Time, Magneto Is Not Malcolm X: Thoughts on Appropriation and Mutants of Color, 2015. Available from