Only Mostly Devastated

Book Young Adult By Sophie Gonzales  Reviewed by Valerie The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 4.5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 3.5 Body Size Representation: 4 Gender Representation: 4.5 Socioeconomic Representation: 0 Mental Health Representation: 4 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: No This is a really cute gay love story about Will and Ollie. Ollie is the main character and Will is theContinue reading “Only Mostly Devastated”

OCDaniel

Book By Wesley King   Reviewed by Anonymous The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 4 LGBTQ+ Representation: 2 Disability Representation: 4 Body Size Representation: 2 Gender Representation: 4 Socioeconomic Representation: 0 Mental Health Representation: 5 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: Yes Wesley King writes about a boy named Daniel who struggles in silence with his mental health. King says it is almost autobiographicalContinue reading “OCDaniel”

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”

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”

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)”

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”

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”