Despite the murders in hotels, long-lost twin sister reveals, and, most notably, accidental artificial inseminations by distraught sisters-of-baby-fathers, I had never related to a show so much in my life.
If nothing else, the new “God of War” represents how one can tell a tale revolving around masculinity without being insulting or toxic in the process.
“Fridging” has not disappeared, but instead it has begun to take on a new form that may be deemed more acceptable by current audiences.
Don’t stand outside my window blasting a boombox over your head. Accept that a woman can make a definitive decision.
While male artists find ways to interpret their masculinity, add being Black to that list and this intersection brings together a unique set of elements.
With over three million children being frequent movie goers and with this number increasing each year, Disney must centralize the representation of LGBTQ individuals in its movies to achieve its mission of truly inviting everyone to “be its guest.”
The show makes genuine efforts for diversity, as it is the first Netflix original TV series where all of the cast consists of young people of color.
In order to see more progress in representation, we have to support any representation we get.
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.