representation

Culture

'true blood' was low-key one of the most important tv shows of the last decade

It may have been a camp show about vampires and the South, with more sex than sense, but 'True Blood' kickstarted a generation of prestige TV that shows no sign of abating just quite yet.
Alim Kheraj
8.15.18
Think Pieces

the conflict of loving sex and the city when you’re not a straight white woman

Sex and the City was revelatory in many ways, but it also alienated a LOT of its fans.
Grace Barber-Plentie
6.7.18
Think Pieces

will & grace is back – is it bringing the ‘wealthy white gay’ stereotype with it?

We take a look at how the sitcom looks and feels in 2017.
Jake Hall
12.12.17
News

there's more queer characters on tv than ever before, but they're mostly white

As TV makes progress with queer characters, black representation dips.
Isabelle Hellyer
11.13.17
Culture

the female black rebel motorcycle club

The New York-based photographer June Canedo returned to her hometown of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to document the women of colour staking their claim to a historically white male culture.
Alice Newell-Hanson
5.11.17
diversity

why it’s so important that award shows get it right

Top awards shows have a history of ignoring achievements of artists of colour. Moonlight’s Best Picture win at the Oscars highlights how important it is that they get it right...
Lynette Nylander
2.27.17
Film

​moonlight is black cinema’s coming out

The black gay coming-of-age story is a major moment for both African American and LGBT cinema. Its impact and importance can’t be understated.
Colin Crummy
10.31.16
News

why are female artists still fighting to get solo shows?

In the US and the UK, the art world systematically overlooks women artists.
Blair Cannon
5.3.16
Film

lgbtq cinema is more popular than ever so why are we still lacking diversity?

Why we need to look beyond one voice within film.
Alim Kheraj
4.5.16
Film

why hollywood can’t get past coming out

A new report says LGBT representation in studio films lags way behind television.
i-D Staff
4.17.15