Shoutout to Wong and Takei

In the concentrated pool of LGBT media, there’s an even more concentrated chunk for people of color. It might not be surprising, but it can be potentially more hurtful when you’re ignored by a smaller community. Representation can seem so little yet mean so much in many different ways. Nichelle Nicols was one of the first leading black women on tv. She inspired Mae Jemison, the … Continue reading Shoutout to Wong and Takei

Movies

Like a Slug

Attenberg is an interesting film that I’m definitely going to have to revisit in the future. There are many facets worth exploring managed with only a handful of characters. While misfit girl/sexually experienced girl might as well be a trope (perhaps it falls under Only Friend?), it’s great to see variations of weird girls e.g., they’re not all Enid Coleslaws or Junos. Marina’s own admissions made me think I … Continue reading Like a Slug