Pride

Movie Rated R Directed by Matthew Warchus Reviewed by Alex Kolodney The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 0 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 4 Body Size Representation: 2.5 Gender Representation: 4 Socioeconomic Representation: 5 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: No Based on the true story of the group Lesbians and Gay Support the Miners, which was formed in LondonContinue reading “Pride”

The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue/The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

Book series By Mackenzi Lee Reviewed by Kit The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 5 Body Size Representation: 5 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 1 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 5 Own Voice: No **CW: abuse, suicidal thoughts** The Montague Siblings series is a chaotic fantasy adventure saga filled with pirates, dragons, alchemy and all-round adventure.Continue reading “The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue/The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy”

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”

Ace: What Asexuality Reveals About Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex

Book By Angela Chen  Reviewed by Kit The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 5 Body Size Representation: 0 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 0 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: yes Ace is an in-depth and intersectional look at various ace and aro-related issues and how various other identities and experiences complicate the experience.Continue reading “Ace: What Asexuality Reveals About Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex”

The Change Series

Book By Rachel Manija Brown and Sherwood Smith  Reviewed by Kit The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 5 Body Size Representation: 5 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 0 Mental Health Representation: 5 Religious Representation: 2 Own Voice: No-though one of the authors is a therapist focused on treating PTSD The stranger Saga is a surprisingly idealistic andContinue reading “The Change Series”

For Life

TV Show Rated TV-14 Executive Producer 50 Cent  Reviewed by Sarah Erani The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 4 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 0.4 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 5 Mental Health Representation: 5 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: Yes The show is about a Black man who is wrongfully incarcerated and becomes a lawyer while in prisonContinue reading “For Life”

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”

Aromanticism

Album By Moses Sumney Reviewed by Kit This media has positive messaging and themes regarding: LGBTQ+ The entire album is centred around the experience of being aro or other minorities such as the isolation that can come with being aromantic(Doomed), asserting your right to exist in the face of bigotry(Quarrel), aro relationships(Don’t Bother Calling) and the toxicContinue reading “Aromanticism”

The Rookie

TV Show Rated TV-14 Nathan Fillion, Mark Gordon (executive producers)  Reviewed by Sarah Erani The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 4 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 0 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 0.3 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: No The show is about a rookie police officer who is pursuing law enforcement as a secondContinue reading “The Rookie”

Glacier

Song By John Grant Reviewed by Kit This media has positive messaging and themes regarding: LGBTQ+ This is a truly powerful song about the pain of self-hatred and the bigotry of others. The music video is a breath-taking visual history of the gay/lgbt rights movement from the turn of the century to the mid-2010s condensed into eightContinue reading “Glacier”