In the minds of many viewers, exploring dungeons, tossing fire balls, and riding X-wings to blow up TIE Fighters, was a power fantasy available only to individuals from privileged communities.
Perhaps, in the future, the white heterosexual cis male gamer will not be seen as the default for who video games need to represent or please.
Hair is hair is hair. Unless it’s Black hair.
Rebecca Sugar has used “Steven Universe” as an opportunity to deconstruct heteronormativity and provide LGBTQ+ children with characters like them. While speaking to Movie Pilot, Sugar said “You can’t wait until kids have grown up to let them know that queer people exist.”
Much of “Alias Grace” revolves around how women are trapped and oppressed by the patriarchal society that they live in.
If filmmakers take the time to craft stories that reflect their audiences, there shouldn’t be a problem filling the theater.
Fall brings pumpkin flavored everything, the arguably best holiday, and of course: horror films.
Amid the cries of outrage from the press and social media alike lies a deeper, silent problem: the systemic sexism and lack of consequences for powerful men in Hollywood and the American media.
“Tint so Black, look like my complexion”
CupcakKe’s versatility and kind spirit bring a refreshing, feminist perspective to hip-hop.