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Common LGBTQIA+ Stereotypes on TV

For all the acclaimed representation of LGBTQIA+ lives and experiences on shows such as Pose,…

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Melissa Adeyemo: Nollywood and Black Hollywood share a go-getter spirit

NJ-born filmmaker Melissa Adeyemo is part of a growing cadre of Black female film and television producers that are telling nuanced stories about Black life around the world. Both Nigeria and the U.S. have created their own Black-led film industries that cater to Black audiences in a way that is not seen elsewhere in the world.

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Netflix, Dave Chappelle’s The Closer, and Trans Workers: an Intersectional Perspective

Since Dave Chappelle’s The Closer was added to Netflix’s content library early October 2021, there’s…

How Latina Women in Horror Movies are Reclaiming Their Power

By Andrea Gomez  In mainstream media, Latinx women are seen as disposable, passive, and two-dimensional.…

10 Latinx Podcasts You Should Know About

September 15th is the start Hispanic Heritage Month which is meant to celebrate and recognize…

Dismantling Machismo in Entertainment Through the Generations

  Growing up in a Mexican-American family, I learned what passion looked and sounded like…

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DaBaby’s Homophobia Underscores the Need for Intersectionality in the Fight Against HIV

DaBaby’s recent unprompted homophobic comments at a recent performance are not just ignorant but downright…

How Women in Rap are Dominating by Leveraging Digital Communities
Women entered the rap industry in droves over the last few years, challenging the patriarchal…
What Happened To TV’s Gay Best Friends?

Talking about the depiction of gay characters, specifically gay men, in Hollywood almost always leads…

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Opinion: In times of racial trauma, Black death shouldn’t be commodified

Star Trek Deep Space 9 has been one of my favorite series for years because…