inclusion

Film

Hollywood Is Failing Miserably at Latinx Representation, Study Shows

A report by USC's Annenberg Inclusion Initiative found a severe lack of Latinx characters and actors in film.
Alex Zaragoza
8.27.19
Celebrity

Mindy Kaling Is Finally Changing Her Disappointing Track Record on Diversity

After years of falling short with POC, Kaling is trying to create a more diverse Hollywood. Can she win back the viewers she's let down?
Alex Zaragoza
Ankita Rao
8.1.19
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
10.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The 'Crazy Rich Asians' Sequel Is Already in the Works

The film, featuring an all-Asian cast, has dominated the box office in its first week in theaters.
River Donaghay
8.22.18
Books

No, Amazon Cannot Replace Libraries

Libraries are essential to our communities, in ways that even frequent patrons might not know.
Nicole Clark
7.24.18
#metoo

The Best Way to Fight Sexism Is to Make Men Experience It

The lessons I learned at a now-closed summer camp for LA teens hold up in the #MeToo era.
Kelli Auerbach
4.19.18
NCAA

NCAA's Decision to Move Games from North Carolina Elicits Insane Response from State GOP Spokesperson

The NCAA pulled seven championship events from North Carolina because of the State's anti-LGBT law.
Sean Newell
9.13.16
News

The British Government's Anti-Terrorism School Programs Are Racist

The UK's Prevent program is colossally idiotic. It's hard to think of anything that would more efficiently drive an angsty and solitudinous teenager to Islamic fundamentalism than thinly veiled racism.
Sam Kriss
9.25.15
Comics!

What Marvel's Push Toward Superhero Diversity Really Means

The Marvel universe is changing in inclusive ways, including a female Wolverine and an all-female Avengers. Is this a cynical bid for sales and attention, or something more?
Giaco Furino
7.15.15
Interviews

Sean Gray's New Website 'Is This Venue Accessible?' is a Beacon of Solidarity for Disabled Music Fans

"If you are excluding a segment of people, how can you fully say you’re one hundred percent for inclusion?"
Meredith Graves
1.19.15