The Owl House

TV Show TV-Y7 Created by Dana Terrace  Reviewed by Alex Kolodney The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 4.5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 4 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 3 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 0 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: The creator is bisexual, like the main character, but is a white woman, while the main character is Afro-Latina *Note:Continue reading “The Owl House”

The Bagthorpe Saga

Book By Helen Cresswell  Reviewed by Kit The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 0 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 0 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 0 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: Yes The Bagthorpe saga tells the purple prose-ridden, hysterical tale of the chaotic and terrible Bagthorpes, a deeply dysfunctional and quirky clan whose everyContinue reading “The Bagthorpe Saga”

Children of the Red King

Book By Jenny Nimmo  Reviewed by Kit The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0 Disability Representation: 5 Body Size Representation: 3 Gender Representation: 3 Socioeconomic Representation: 4 Mental Health Representation: 2 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: No **This review contains spoilers** Children of the Red King is a surprisingly dark and complex tale about the warring dynasties descended from theContinue reading “Children of the Red King”

Over the Moon

Movie Rated PG By Glen Keane, John Kahrs  Reviewed by Lyla The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 1 Disability Representation: 1 Body Size Representation: 2 Gender Representation: 4 Socioeconomic Representation: 1 Mental Health Representation: 1 Religious Representation: 1 Own Voice: No As a Chinese American, I really related to this story. The Chinese customs and stories were very authentic. TheContinue reading “Over the Moon”

Coco

Movie PG Directed by Lee Unkrich Produced by Darla K. Anderson Written by Adrian Molina and Matthew Aldrich Reviewed by Sarah Erani The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0 Disability Representation: 1.2 Body Size Representation: 1 Gender Representation: 2 Socioeconomic Representation: 4 Mental Health Representation: 2 Religious Representation: 1 Own Voice: Yes The movie is about a Mexican family. There’sContinue reading “Coco”

Black Panther

Movie PG-13 Written by Joe Robert Cole Directed by Ryan Coogler Reviewed by Sarah Erani The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 1 Gender Representation: 3 Socioeconomic Representation: 2 Mental Health Representation: 1 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: Yes It’s about the royal family of an African country, so all but two of theContinue reading “Black Panther”

Hamilton: an American Musical

Musical PG-13 By Lin-Manuel Miranda Reviewed by Sarah Erani The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 3 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0.5 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 1 Gender Representation: 4 Socioeconomic Representation: 3 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: No The characters are historical figures who were white and probably straight in real life, but they’re played almost entirely by peopleContinue reading “Hamilton: an American Musical”

New Girl

TV Show Rated TV-14 By Elizabeth Meriwether, Berkley Johnson, J. J. Philbin, Dave Finkel  Reviewed by Sarah Erani The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 1 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 0 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 2 Own Voice: Kind of, Elizabeth Meriwether was inspired by inspired by her experience of “bouncing from Craigslist subletContinue reading “New Girl”

Superstore

TV Show Rated TV 14 By Justin Spitzer  Reviewed by Sarah Erani The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 4 Body Size Representation: 3 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 3 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 1 Own Voice: No Superstore has a diverse cast of characters, specifically containing a Latina woman, a Jewish man, a disabled blackContinue reading “Superstore”

team2moms

Instagram account Denise and Ebony Reviewed by Valerie This media has positive messaging and themes regarding: Race, LGBTQ+, Gender team2moms showcases a family with 2 moms loving each other and their identities. They are LGBTQ+ advocates and especially work to inspire people to come out and destigmatize LGBTQ+ families. Their daughter Olivia and one ofContinue reading “team2moms”