diversity

Film

Method Man Gives Us Some Brilliant Work Advice

A 'rapper' move cost him a job on an HBO series, and Cliff 'Method Man' Smith says he learned a tough lesson about how to be a pro.
Noel Ransome
6.19.19
mental health

Photos of an Illegal Mental Health Awareness March in Moscow

Campaigners of PsychoActive risked arrest to demonstrate against the lack of mental health support in Russia.
Olga Kravets
5.6.19
Culture

This Is What Discrimination in Hollywood Writers Rooms Actually Looks Like

A new report, with an open letter signed by Lena Waithe and others, paints a brutal picture of Hollywood's writers rooms.
Taylor Hosking
3.14.19
Oscars

'Green Book' Winning Proves the Oscars Are Still Really, Really White

The Academy has made an honest effort to get more diverse, but transformative change is still a ways off.
Justin Caffier
2.27.19
golden globes

Why It's Important for Diverse, Emerging Artists to Win Awards

Representation matters more than you think.
Kara Weisenstein
1.8.19
Views My Own

Why I Want to Stop Using Words Like ‘Woke’ and ‘Problematic’ in 2019

The issues we value should be disconnected from cheap terminology.
Noel Ransome
1.3.19
Culture

Stop Telling Black Writers to Stop Writing About Race

A recent series of comments forced me to confront the issues of writing like everyone else as an other.
Noel Ransome
10.13.18
Film

New Study Shows How Badly Girls Are Starved for Superheroes

Yes, representation matters. A lot.
Nicole Clark
10.9.18
To Hell And Back

We Should Be Hopeful About Metal's Future

How two young Japanese girls convinced me that metal is changing for the better (plus new tunes from Carpe Noctem, Minority Threat, Domkraft, To End It All, and more).
Kim Kelly
10.4.18
Books

What It's Like to Be an Asian Adoptee in a White Family and Town

In her new memoir, Nicole Chung discusses representation and her search for her birth family.
Nicole Clark
10.2.18
Gender Trouble

We Broke Down FOMO Festival's 2019 Lineup Diversity

By the numbers, here's how many men, women, non-binary people and people of colour are playing FOMO 2019.
Shaad D’Souza
9.19.18
2018 emmys

The Emmys Are Practically Asking for a 'La La Land' / 'Moonlight' Fiasco

The race between 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' and 'Insecure' has the same racial tension of Oscars 2017.
Taylor Hosking
9.18.18
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