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”

Mary and Max

Movie By Adam Elliot Reviewed by Kit The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 1 LGBTQ+ Representation: 4 Disability Representation: 5 Body Size Representation: 5 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 4 Mental Health Representation: 5 Religious Representation: 4 Own Voice: No The story of Mary and Max begins when Mary, a lonely, unpopular Australian little girl, desperate for companionship impulsively writes to a randomContinue reading “Mary and Max”

The Henna Wars

Book Young Adult By Adiba Jaigirdar  Reviewed by Anonymous The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 3 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 0 Mental Health Representation: 3 Religious Representation: 4 Own Voice: Yes The Henna Wars is a really fun enemies to lovers story that centers a gay couple. It’s cute but also exploresContinue reading “The Henna Wars”

Only Mostly Devastated

Book Young Adult By Sophie Gonzales  Reviewed by Valerie The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 4.5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 3.5 Body Size Representation: 4 Gender Representation: 4.5 Socioeconomic Representation: 0 Mental Health Representation: 4 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: No This is a really cute gay love story about Will and Ollie. Ollie is the main character and Will is theContinue reading “Only Mostly Devastated”

All American Boys

Book Young Adult By Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely  Reviewed by Anonymous The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 0 Gender Representation: 3 Socioeconomic Representation: 5 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: Yes **Contains spoilers** “When sixteen-year-old Rashad is mistakenly accused of stealing, classmate Quinn witnesses his brutal beating at theContinue reading “All American Boys”

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”