Doctor Aphra

Book Rated T By Kieron Gillen, Simon Spurrier, Salvador Larroca, and Alyssa Wong  Reviewed by Jesse King The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 4 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 2 Body Size Representation: 2 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 3 Mental Health Representation: 4 Religious Representation: 1 Own Voice: The series that started in 2020 is own voice. Doctor Aphra is StarContinue reading “Doctor Aphra”

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 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”

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”

But I’m A Cheerleader

Movie Rated R By Jamie Babbit  Reviewed by Mia The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 3.5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 1 Body Size Representation: 2 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 1 Mental Health Representation: 2 Religious Representation: 2 Own Voice: Yes. Both the director and the screenplay writer are members of the lgbtq+ community. But I’m A Cheerleader is a story aboutContinue reading “But I’m A Cheerleader”

Crazy Ex Girlfriend

TV Show TV-MA Created by Aline Brosh McKenna and Rachel Bloom Reviewed by Anonymous Racial Representation: 4.5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 4 Disability Representation: 1 Body Size Representation: 4 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 3 Mental Health Representation: 5 Religious Representation: 4 Own Voice: Yes, Rachel Bloom is both the writer and the lead actress in theContinue reading “Crazy Ex Girlfriend”

I Believe in a Thing Called Love

Book By Maurene Goo Reviewed by Valerie Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 3 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 0 Gender Representation: 4 Socioeconomic Representation: 0 Mental Health Representation: 3.5 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: Yes Desi Lee is Korean-American and most of the plot is about her using the Korean Dramas she watches toContinue reading “I Believe in a Thing Called Love”

Somewhere Only We Know

Book By Maurene Goo Reviewed by Anonymous Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 2 Gender Representation: 4 Socioeconomic Representation: 3 Mental Health Representation: 4 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: Yes The two main characters, Jack and Lucky, are Korean but are from LA. The story takes place in HongContinue reading “Somewhere Only We Know”

Community

TV Show TV 14 Created by Dan Harmon Reviewed by Anonymous Racial Representation: 4 LGBTQ+ Representation: 1 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 1 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 3 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 5 Own Voice: No **Contains Spoilers** Community is a show set in a Community College that centers around aContinue reading “Community”

gen: LOCK

TV Show TV MA By Micheal B Jordan, Gray Haddok Reviewed by Jesse King Racial Representation: 4 LGBTQ+ Representation: 4 Disability Representation: 2 Body Size Representation: 2 Gender Representation: 3 Socioeconomic Representation: 1 Mental Health Representation: 2 Religious Representation: 1 Own Voice: Yes and no. While the team is diverse, the story’s focus isn’t necessarilyContinue reading “gen: LOCK”