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Tag Archives: representation matters
Raya’s key traits are present in Kelly, too, even though the context is different. Kelly, who has faced more than her fair share of trolls and racist critics, is an actor who continues to push forward in the face of … Continue reading
Originally posted as a thread on Twitter on August 4, 2018 Fandom about shows/films with white queer characters: “You have to support it because it’s a win for ~all of us~ and #RepresentationMatters” Fandom about shows/films with queer characters of … Continue reading
The thing about diversity, is that when it’s shallow, it’s hurtful as hell. Continue reading
You know, I think this might be the first time I’ve ever done a blog tour? When I got the email about possibly doing something for the release of Tomi Adeyemi’s Children of Blood and Bone in its release week, I … Continue reading
Whenever authors talk about how much they hate “forced diversity” and how annoyed they are that readers and bloggers now expect writers to create that they call “unrealistic” worlds where people who are not the default (by being queer, POC … Continue reading
I’m not going to call myself a James Bond expert or anything so very trite, but I did spend most of last year (and a huge chunk of this year) both having intense opinions on the James Bond film franchise … Continue reading
My big issue with all of this “after the fact diversity” that we’re seeing around JR Rowling and the Harry Potter series is that she’s getting so much credit for doing basically nothing with regard to representation.
For a body of media that seems fixated on different avenues of oppression, the Harry Potter series is seriously lacking when it comes to actual diversity and oppression that doesn’t revolve around magical beings. Seriously, just about everything’s a metaphor … Continue reading