representation

8.28.19

As Documentaries Evolve, So Should Their Hosts

From Stacey Dooley’s ‘IS salute’ gaffe to critiques of an upcoming Louis Theroux film on sex work, is it time to rethink the TV doc host?

4.9.19

Sahra Nguyen Wants to Change the Trajectory of Vietnamese Coffee

“I wanted to show people that there's so much more to Vietnam than instant coffee.”

3.29.19

Twenty Years Later, '10 Things I Hate About You' Is More Relevant Than You'd Expect

Despite its flaws, the film marked a turning point for feminism and female representation in teen rom-coms.

1.8.19

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

Representation matters more than you think.

10.13.18

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.

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10.9.18

New Study Shows How Badly Girls Are Starved for Superheroes

Yes, representation matters. A lot.

10.4.18

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).

9.29.18

Metal's Inclusive Future Looks Like a Zeal & Ardor Show

Representation of diverse identities is crucial within a changing subculture that still has so far to go (Plus new tunes from Atrament, Electric Citizen, Ragana, and more).

7.3.18

Scarlett Johansson to Play a Transgender Man in New Movie ‘Rub & Tug’

The problem with this should be apparent.

5.22.18

We Broke Down Listen Out's 2018 Lineup Diversity

By the numbers, here's how many men, women, non-binary people and people of colour are playing Listen Out 2018.

4.22.18

Porn Stars Tell Us Why Representation Gets Everyone Off

Bailey Jay, Dana Vespoli and others on how the adult industry is slowly changing to allow for more diverse voices.

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