representation

Culture

How The Last of Us Part II brought lesbian representation to gaming

The game pointedly asks its players to remember that not only do lesbians and other queer folk exist in every world but that we deserve to use our lens to tell these new stories.
Hannah Ryan
7.2.20
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 are 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

joyful photos of black female bike crews

New York-based photographer June Canedo returned to her hometown of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to document the women of color staking their claim to a historically white male culture.
Alice Newell-Hanson
5.10.17
News

chrissy teigen says asian models are "really underrepresented" in the fashion industry

During the spring/summer 17 season, only 7% of models walking the big four fashion weeks were Asian.
Isabelle Hellyer
2.24.17
Film

in 2016’s biggest films, barely a quarter of dialogue came from women

Actresses were on screen, they were just very, very quiet.
Wendy Syfret
1.17.17
News

this model is putting herself in all-white campaigns to show there’s room for models of colour

If no one else was going to put more models of colour into campaigns, Deddeh Howard decided to do it herself.
Wendy Syfret
12.9.16
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

a new study reveals australian tv is as white as you thought it was

The report shows that while only 67 percent of the Aussie population is actually Anglo-Celtic, 82 percent of characters in our TV shows are white.
Amy Campbell
8.25.16
News

meet harold and howard, nickelodeon’s first gay couple

No matter who you are, we bet these loving but overprotective dads will remind you of your folks.
Wendy Syfret
7.19.16
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