Tag Archive: movies

Teaching LGBT History.

Recently, I read about how some school districts around the US  were going to be teaching about LGBT history to students. This is, of course, a cause for celebration because it allows for… Continue reading

Captain America: Civil War.

So last night I went to finally go see Captain America: Civil War and just have so many thoughts about the film. *Spoilers for the film. This felt like the most relatable Marvel movie… Continue reading

Quote on the deaths of queer characters.

Stories change us. They are what we see, what we tell, and what we live. At the end of the day, the world comes home to stories. How can we possibly evolve as… Continue reading

Captain America.

Spoiler alert for the comic Captain America: Steve Rogers #1. So recently, the comic Captain America: Steve Rogers #1 came out and revealed a big secret at the end: Cap has actually been… Continue reading

LGBTQ+ Representation.

Lately, I’ve been thinking about LGBTQ+ and queer representation in media, in part because of bisexual erasure in many shows, LGBTQ+ characters often not living too long, and the queer coding of villains… Continue reading

The way we learn history.

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the way we learn and understand history – in part because of my own love for the Broadway hit musical Hamilton. That musical has taken the… Continue reading

Black Panther Party.

Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution is a full length documentary about the Black Panthers – a party that seems to be eagerly demonized within white America. The documentary goes through the party’s… Continue reading

#OscarsSoWhite

The discussion on diversity within Hollywood and the media has been circulating lately after for the second year in the row, there were no actors of color in the Oscar nominations. And because… Continue reading

The latest Harry Potter installment is a play featuring a black Hermione.

I am a huge Harry Potter fan. I mean really huge fan – I grew up on the books, went to midnight releases (and dressed up for some of them…), I listened to… Continue reading

Diversity in Hollywood.

A few months ago, I wrote about two concepts (the Bechdel Test and Every Single Word) that highlight the lack of diversity in US media and that lack of diversity is something to… Continue reading