As the men, the writers at the newspaper we learn, belittle Nancy as Jonathon gets off free, it is concerning that we are less bothered by the blatant reality we see today on and off the tv screen. We even watch Jonathon witness his girlfriend sinking and with shallow affirmation, tells her to “buck up,” and “they’ll warm up to you.”Read More
There are mentions of things like privilege, gender expression, the spectrum of sexuality, but these are shown more than anything else. They don’t need to be mentioned as much because this is a show that truly centers those narratives and values, and that’s what I want to see.Read More
What I definitely know is that we don’t want to see diversity for the sake of checking an arbitrary box. We want it because it’s what exists in the real world, and we want to see that reflected, as opposed to ignored or erased.
Sex is everywhere. It’s in the music we listen to, the books we read, the shows we binge and the movies we watch. But when it comes to being accurately portrayed, understood and celebrated, sexuality in the media still has a long way to go.Read More
On a platform as large as Hulu, viewing fat women as beautiful, funny and smart as opposed to, say, ugly and uninspiring, has the power to change the way we as a society think of and treat fat people.Read More