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”

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 The Montague Siblings series is a chaotic fantasy adventure saga filled with pirates, dragons, alchemy and all-round adventure. The various bigotries ofContinue reading “The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue/The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy”

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”

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”

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”

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”

Orange is the New Black

TV Show TV MA Created by Jenji Kohan Reviewed by Valerie Racial Representation: 4 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 4 Body Size Representation: 5 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 4 Mental Health Representation: 5 Religious Representation: 3 Own Voice: No **Contains Mild Spoilers** Orange is the New Black features tons of diverse characters living veryContinue reading “Orange is the New Black”