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Killing Eve Writers Room Faces Backlash Over Lack of Diversity

Killing Eve Writers' Room Faces Backlash Over Lack of Diversity

Many fans are taking particular issue with the fact that there is diversity lacking in the writers' room for a series whose co-lead (Sandra Oh) is of Korean heritage.After the tweet went live, a number of prominent names screencapped or retweeted their issue with how lacking in diversity the writing team was Academy Award-winning director/producer[...]

Drag Race Season 4 Goes Big Time: RuPaul Quaran-stream Rewatch

Drag Race Season 4 Goes Big Time: RuPaul Quaran-stream Rewatch

Welcome back to my fabulous quarantine eleganza extravaganza! RuPaul's Drag Race keeps getting wilder and more intense season after season, and we're only on the fourth one. Hold on to your charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent, because this is the most dramatic season full of scandal and tea yet. The library is open, bitches, so […]

Drag Race Season 3 Deepens Its Diversity: RuPaul Quaran-stream Rewatch

Drag Race Season 3 Deepens Its Diversity: RuPaul Quaran-stream Rewatch

Diversity is kind of a big deal, especially in a community where thin, pageant pretty, and having a certain look/demeanor/style seems to be the status quo By casting queens from all over and all styles, RuPaul is sending the message loud and clear that anybody can do this just as they are You can be[...]


Television: Still Whiter Than a Polar Bear in a Snowstorm [BC TV MELTDOWN-OPINION]

Television: Still Whiter Than a Polar Bear in a Snowstorm [BC TV MELTDOWN-OPINION]

The number one problem with television today is a lack of diversity What?!?! But what about hit shows like Black-ish, Atlanta, Fresh Off the Boat, Scandal, Empire, Superstore, The Good Place? First, most of those are critical successes, but not necessarily ratings successes Indeed, the top rated scripted and reality shows are still over-whelmingly white,[...]

Black Panther Captain Marvel are Only The Beginning of Stan Lee-Inspired Diversity Kevin Feige Teases

'Black Panther', 'Captain Marvel' are "Only The Beginning" of Stan Lee-Inspired Diversity Kevin Feige Teases

He's turned the ability into an art form really, his quotes becoming soundbytes and headlines around the world pretty much anytime he talks.[caption id="attachment_967957" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Marvel Studios boss Kevin FeigePhoto by Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Most recently, it was a chat with The Los Angeles Times about how Stan Lee's influence on the Marvel Cinematic[...]

Kevin Feige Chats Black Panther Amazing Support from Disney

Kevin Feige Chats 'Black Panther' "Amazing Support" from Disney

It was a big movie that we were going to make with an almost entirely African and African-American cast. This was followed up by an "inclusion rider" question: THR: When we're talking about diversity in Hollywood, a big topic of conversation has been the idea of an inclusion rider What do you think of putting a representation[...]

Worldcon Commits to Changes After Complaints of Guest Misgendering and More

Worldcon Commits to Changes After Complaints of Guest Misgendering and More

Worldcon, the World Sci-Fi and Fantasy Convention, removed its original program last month after concerns of incorrect information. It was found that the original program had referred to guest and Hugo Award nominee Bogi Takács as "he", ignoring eir unambiguous preference for agender pronouns. E displays very clearly on Patreon, Twitter, and other forms of social media […]

2019 Miss America Competition: Swimsuit Round Eliminated Evening Gown Revamped

2019 Miss America Competition: Swimsuit Round Eliminated, Evening Gown Revamped

When 2018 Miss America Cara Mund took to Twitter yesterday to urge fans of the event to tune in to ABC's Good Morning America for some major announcements about this year's edition, she wasn't joking. Miss America Organization Board of Trustees Chair Gretchen Carlson appeared on the highly-rated morning news and entertainment program to announce […]


DC Comics Has a Message About Superman and Diversity They Say is Always Relevant

DC Comics Has a Message About Superman and Diversity They Say is Always Relevant

DC Comics shared a famous picture of Superman speaking to schoolchildren about the importance of standing up for diversity on Twitter."Initially created by the Institute for American Democracy as a school-book cover, this '50s-era piece features Superman speaking to school children about the importance of standing up for diversity, a relevant message no matter what[...]

Netflix CEO Not So Big on Inclusion Riders at Streaming Service

Netflix CEO "Not So Big" on Inclusion Riders at Streaming Service

We’re trying to do things creatively." So how will Netflix handle the issue of diversity on its various projects? By having officials from the streaming service meet individually with filmmakers to discuss representation on their respective projects: "That's how we look at it." Hastings did not address how what is essentially a non-binding "handshake agreement" between Netflix[...]

Shots Fired at Marvel as Dan Didio Discusses DC Diversity

Shots Fired at Marvel as Dan Didio Discusses DC Diversity?

DC Co-Publisher Dan Didio addressed his views on the diversity of DC's characters in an interview, and it's difficult not to view some of his comments as a direct shot at rival Marvel Comics, who temporarily replaced some of their most well-known characters like Thor, Iron Man, and Captain America with legacy versions in over the past[...]

Netflix Picks up Season 2 of Spike Lees Shes Gotta Have It

Netflix Picks up Season 2 of Spike Lee's She's Gotta Have It

Less than two months after its first season premiere, Spike Lee's She's Gotta Have It has been picked up for a second season by Netflix. Based on the 1986 film that helped launch Lee's directorial career, the 10-episode first season stars DeWanda Wise as lead Nola Darling along with Margot Bingham, Chyna Layne, Elise Hudson, Cleo […]

On the Victims of the Marvel Cancellation Bloodbath

On the Victims of the Marvel Cancellation Bloodbath

For me, as I began to see the scale of books affected, one thing grew disturbingly clear: all the titles involved diversity and representation, either in the characters featured within (nearly all including leads that were female, people of colour, or LGBTQ+) or in the form of the creator voices involved (again, largely women, people[...]

Paramount Network Launching Latino Sketch Comedy Series Browntown

Paramount Network Launching Latino Sketch Comedy Series Browntown

Paramount Network continues beefing up and diversifying its programming slate ahead of its January 2018 launch, partnering with Latino digital-media company mitú for half-hour sketch comedy series Browntown. Though cast details have yet to be announced, mitú founders Beatriz Acevedo and Doug Greiff are set to executive produce from a format developed by Greiff. Browntown is set in a […]


Vida: Starz Casts Mishel Prada Four More In New Drama Series

Vida: Starz Casts Mishel Prada, Four More In New Drama Series

Production on Starz's upcoming drama series Vida took a major step forward this week as the cable network new cast members to join previously-cast Melissa Barrera in the new half-hour series. Mishel Prada, Karen Ser Anzoategui, Chelsea Rendon, Carlos Miranda, and Maria Elena Laas have been cast as series regulars; with Tanya Saracho serving as showrunner, […]

LGBTQ Writers And Creators Talk Queer Pop Culture At NYCC 2017

LGBTQ Writers And Creators Talk Queer Pop Culture At NYCC 2017

The creators need to take the old material and adapt it to current representation and diversity standards, while making sure there are LGBTQ and people of color both on camera and behind the scenes.”James Reese and Anthony Grillo are the co-owners of Muscle Geek Physique, a fitness program that provides customized physical training and meal[...]

Jane the Virgins Gina Rodriguez Developing Latino Series For CBS CW

Jane the Virgin's Gina Rodriguez Developing Latino Series For CBS, CW

Actress Gina Rodriguez is putting her words into action when it comes to increasing diversity and representation in front of and behind the camera; the Jane the Virgin star is developing two new series for CBS and The CW that are centered around the Latino community. Rodriguez’s I Can & I Will Productions will develop both[...]