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”

Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water (Fushigi no Umi no Nadia)

TV Show PG-13 By Hideaki Anno  Reviewed by Anonymous The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 4 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0 Disability Representation: 1 Body Size Representation: 3 Gender Representation: 4 Socioeconomic Representation: 3 Mental Health Representation: 4 Religious Representation: 2 Own Voice: The writer and director, Hideaki Anno, has first hand experience dealing with mental illness and depression, but is not part of aContinue reading “Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water (Fushigi no Umi no Nadia)”

Avatar: The Last Airbender

TV Show PG By Michael Dante DiMartino & Bryan Konietzko Reviewed by Anonymous Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 2 Disability Representation: 5 Body Size Representation: 5 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 2 Mental Health Representation: 3 Religious Representation: 5 Own Voice: No, both creators are white “Water, Earth, Fire, Air. Long ago, the four nationsContinue reading “Avatar: The Last Airbender”

A Long Walk to Water

Book By Linda Sue Park Reviewed by 6th grade teacher Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 0 Gender Representation: 4 Socioeconomic Representation: 5 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: Not exactly, the author collaborated with the person who it is about The main story focuses onContinue reading “A Long Walk to Water”

The Umbrella Academy

TV Show TV-14 Created by Steve Blackman, Jeremy Slater Based on the comic book series by Gerard Way Reviewed by Sam Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 3 Body Size Representation: 2 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 3 Mental Health Representation: 5 Religious Representation: 1 Own Voice: Yes The characters are very well developedContinue reading “The Umbrella Academy”

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”