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”

Expectations

Album Hayley Kiyoko Reviewed by Valerie This media has positive messaging and themes regarding: LGBTQ+ There is a reason Hayley Kiyoko is known as the Lesbian Jesus. Her songs are not only extremely catchy, but incorporate positive wlw (women loving women) themes. Both the music videos and songs in this album show women unapologetically lovingContinue reading “Expectations”

Our Dreams at Dusk

Book By Yuhki Kamatani Reviewed by Alex Kolodney Racial Representation: 4.5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 0 Gender Representation: 4 Socioeconomic Representation: 1 Mental Health Representation: 3 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: Yes, the author is Japanese, like the characters, and shared an LGBTQ+ identity with one of the characters **ContainsContinue reading “Our Dreams at Dusk”

Little Fires Everywhere

TV Show TV MA Directed by Lynn Shelton Based on the book by Celeste Ng Reviewed by Valerie Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 4 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 0 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 5 Mental Health Representation: 5 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: No Like the book it was based on, thisContinue reading “Little Fires Everywhere”

The Adventure Zone: Balance

Podcast By Travis McElroy, Griffin McElroy, Justin McElroy, and Clint McElroy Reviewed by Alex Kolodney Racial Representation: 2.5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 4 Disability Representation: 1 Body Size Representation: 0 Gender Representation: 4 Socioeconomic Representation: 0 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: No **Contains Spoilers** The Adventure Zone is a Dungeons & Dragons podcastContinue reading “The Adventure Zone: Balance”

The Half of It

Movie PG-13 Directed, Written, and Produced by Alice Wu Reviewed by Valerie Goldstein Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 0 Gender Representation: 4.5 Socioeconomic Representation: 4.5 Mental Health Representation: 4 Religious Representation: 1 Own Voice: Yes The Half of It is a coming of age movie focused on EllieContinue reading “The Half of It”