Tag Archive: media

RBG (Documentary Review)

Going into a matinee showing of RBG on Memorial Day last May, I was surprised at the number of people in the audience. The movie had been out for a couple weeks at… Continue reading

Shrill: Notes From A Loud Woman by Lindy West

I honestly don’t know how exactly I came to know of Lindy West as a writer but for too long, she was someone I had heard about but never knew more than a… Continue reading

Binge Worthy Podcasts

Whether you’re getting ready for a long trip, training for an upcoming race, or are simply just looking for a new podcast to listen to, there are a few different podcasts that are… Continue reading

Queer Eye (Reboot)

In 2003, a new show premiered on Bravo: Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. The reality show starred five gay men (called the Fab Five) who were all ‘experts’ in five different fields:… Continue reading

BOOK REVIEW: Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist by Franchesa Ramsey

In 2011, Franchesca Ramsey had been making YouTube videos on her Chescaleigh channel for a few years. Some were about her hair and how to style locs. Others were comedic, including a parody… Continue reading

Trans Roles in Media.

Recently, Scarlett Johansson made news after it came out that she will be playing a trans character in an upcoming movie. This is the second controversial casting news that Johansson has been a… Continue reading

Queer and LGBTQ+ Songs

In the summer of 2012, the Macklemore/Ryan Lewis song ‘Same Love’ got me through some pretty bad homesickness. I had just come out of the closet a few months before and was doing… Continue reading

Our faves are problematic (revisited).

So a couple years ago, I wrote a couple pieces for this blog about problematic faves – celebrities that many seem to adore and love but are problematic in different ways. My point… Continue reading

The New Doctor.

I have a lot of feelings about Doctor Who – some good, some bad. This show was incredibly important to me for a couple years and I even spent a significant amount of… Continue reading

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life.

I wrote a few months ago about my excitement and general love for Gilmore Girls. The original series was a part of my childhood, as I’d always watch reruns on ABC Family with… Continue reading