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Unlikable Fictional Women: Who Gets the Privilege?

Unlikable Fictional Women: Who Gets the Privilege?

I didn’t watch Breaking Bad in its entirety until almost two years after the season finale. Up to that point, any knowledge that I had of the pop television phenomenon came second-hand from family, friends, and coworkers who swore by its brilliance. While there was […]

#TBT: ‘Queen of Katwe’ at the Toronto International Film Festival

#TBT: ‘Queen of Katwe’ at the Toronto International Film Festival

I had the opportunity to sit down with Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo – stars of Disney’s Queen of Katwe – and a group of other journalists during the Toronto International Film Festival. Here are the highlights of our conversation that covered everything from the […]

‘Brown Girls’ is showing queer women of color as we’ve always existed

‘Brown Girls’ is showing queer women of color as we’ve always existed

This article originally appeared in Think Progress. It’s a tumultuous time to be queer and of color in the United States. Hate for the queer community is nothing new, and the new president seems to be fueling this at every turn. Donald Trump has embarked on a […]

A Brand New Site?! Why, YES!

A Brand New Site?! Why, YES!

Hello, friends! We’re thrilled to premiere our new, sleeker blog! We want to grow along with our audience and one of the first steps in doing that, we feel, is giving our website the much-needed update it deserves. Hopefully you’ll find it easier to navigate […]

Predominately White TV Writers Rooms: You Are Profoundly Ill-Equipped to “Tackle Black Lives Matter.”

Predominately White TV Writers Rooms: You Are Profoundly Ill-Equipped to “Tackle Black Lives Matter.”

2016 was the year that I rage quit Orange is the New Black and Unreal. It was a difficult break. I had reserved special corners of my heart for both dramas, and to lose them within such a short span left vacancies that echoed every […]