representation

coffee

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.”
Bettina Makalintal
4.9.19
Culture

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.
Beth Demmon
3.29.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Jordan Peele Says He'll Never Have a 'White Dude' Star in His Movies

"I've seen that movie."
River Donaghey
3.27.19
golden globes

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

Representation matters more than you think.
Kara Weisenstein
1.8.19
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
To Hell And Back

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).
Kim Kelly
9.29.18
Film

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

The problem with this should be apparent.
Connor Garel
7.3.18
Gender Trouble

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.
Shaad D’Souza
5.22.18
porn

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.
Graham Isador
4.22.18
Film

Talking to Black Nerds About What This 'Black Panther' Film Means to Them

"These are African people who haven’t had their identity tarnished by colonisation. This is a movie that we need."
Noel Ransome
2.13.18
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