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I feel so much of that joy Hanratty displays when thanking fans and communities for welcoming her. @sammihanratty BRB I'm sobbing! #engaged #engagement this isn't real life😭💍❤️ ♬ The Good Part – AJR Acceptance goes a long way, but so does representation when someone out in the public eye talks about their experiences and[...]
Franklin: BBC Radio Play About the First Black Character in Peanuts
The play recreates how a schoolteacher named Harriet Glickman wrote to Schulz suggesting he introduce a black kid to the cast of Peanuts to help normalize racial diversity and representation to children Schulz isn't portrayed through rose-tinted glasses here He can be preoccupied, prickly, and even negligent of his wife who bristles at his emotional[...]
Representation matters, and Marvel Studios is [finally] realizing that more and more with the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) The first MCU black superhero film shattered all kinds of box office records, and the first female-fronted film in the franchise is already one of the most talked-about pre-release titles this side of Infinity War. In a recent interview[...]
Reed Hastings
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[...]
Tessa Thompson
However, representation for sexuality is a little different because it's not something you can see right away It means that you need to develop three dimensional characters to find out how they identify. Last week actress Tessa Thompson said that her character, Valkyrie, is bisexual. She's bi And yes, she cares very little about what men think[...]
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[...]
When The 'Love Is Love' Panel At Flame Con 2017 Took A Turn…(VIDEO)
A member of the audience brought-up the fact that a large number of contributors to the comic were white males, and wanted to know if that was ever addressed at any point and what their feelings were on there not being more diverse representation on the book. Andreyko's response (at around the 15 minute mark) has[...]
Jessica Chastain's NOT Happy With CBS' Lack Of Female Leads This Fall
The Television Critics Association's (TCA's) press junkets give the the networks the opportunity to prop-up their upcoming programming slate and address reporters on how they're changing the ways they do things to meet the ever-growing competition from other media sources. So when CBS senior executive vice president Thom Sherman and and CBS Entertainment president Kelly Kahl announced at[...]
Representation Matters: Chief From 'Wonder Woman' Is Awesome
Now that Wonder Woman has opened and is actually good, there are going to be a lot of think pieces about how representation in movies is important It is important, but most of these pieces will likely be on the subject of gender representation and the effect this movie can have on little girls[...]
Comics Reacts to Wonder Woman/UN News
By Joe Glass The comics community has been awash with opinion on the UN's decision to remove Wonder Woman early from the role of Honorary Ambassador for
Diversity Wins Big At New York Comic Con
They would like to actually also bring their special brand of fun and interest to San Diego Comic Con, but need help to do so, so if you can, get in touch with them! They streamline the panels and event listings to those related to LGBTQ interest, cosplay, diversity and representation, and empowerment. One of the[...]
Tales From The Four Color Closet: One Week After Orlando
I will say, TV is a lot better these days and is leading the race in improved representation if you ask me, but there's still a ways to go Comics, and the majority of other media, lag behind – they are culpable in the mass vanishing of the LGBTQ community. Let's take Marvel and DC, and[...]
The Pride Ends At Thought Bubble Next Week
My first comics, I've struggled, enjoyed and learned so much while making them. All of that is coming to an end with the upcoming Thought Bubble Comics Festival next weekend. The Pride, my sort of first comic series (sort of because I also co-write on another called Stiffs which started at the same time), and one that[...]