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”

Rent

Musical PG-13 By Jonathan Larson  Reviewed by Sarah Erani The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 1 Body Size Representation: 0.3 Gender Representation: 4 Socioeconomic Representation: 5 Mental Health Representation: 4 Religious Representation: 2 Own Voice: Somewhat The show is about a group of friends that include a Latina woman, a black man, and at least one blackContinue reading “Rent”

Futurama

TV Show By Matt Groening, David X. Cohen  Reviewed by Sarah Erani The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 3 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0.7 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 1 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 4 Mental Health Representation: 3 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: No There is an important character who is black and he has a black wife and son. There isContinue reading “Futurama”

Thor: Ragnarok

Movie PG-13 Directed by Taika Waititi  Reviewed by Sarah Erani The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 3 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0.2 Disability Representation: 3 Body Size Representation: 0.5 Gender Representation: 4 Socioeconomic Representation: 0 Mental Health Representation: 3 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: Not really There is a prominent black character who was intended to be bisexual. There are one-eyed characters. There are someContinue reading “Thor: Ragnarok”

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”

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”

This Is Us

TV Show Rated TV-14 By Dan Fogelman Reviewed by Sarah Erani The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 2 Disability Representation: 3 Body Size Representation: 5 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 1 Mental Health Representation: 5 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: I’m not really sure. I think they have a diverse writer’s room but the creator is a white man whoContinue reading “This Is Us”

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”

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”

Spiritfarer

Video Game Thunder Lotus Games, Nicolas Guerin 12+ Reviewed by Jesse King If applicable, there are side characters who are diverse in… Ability Body size Gender Socioeconomic status Mental Health If applicable, the storyline feature challenges that deal with… Ability Gender Socioeconomic status Mental Health Spiritfarer has you take on the role a Stella, aContinue reading “Spiritfarer”