Post Tagged with: "representation"

Entertainment

7 Latinx Women To Watch In 2021

7 Latinx Women To Watch In 2021

With around 60 million Americans defining themselves a Latinx, there is a huge influence of Latino art, culture, food, and fashion in modern USA. In fact, even the economy would […]

Entertainment

Revry TV Serving Up All The Queer Content You Need During Pride Month And Beyond

Revry TV Serving Up All The Queer Content You Need During Pride Month And Beyond

During June, a number of TV networks and streaming platforms go into overdrive to celebrate the month of Pride, and then it’s back to regular programming come July 1. But […]

Interviews

Dir. Nicole Conn’s Semi-Autobiographical New Film Gives Representation To Families With Special Needs Kids

Dir. Nicole Conn’s Semi-Autobiographical New Film Gives Representation To Families With Special Needs Kids

According to a recent Ruderman Family Foundation study called “Disability Inclusion in Movies and Television,” viewers are getting tired of the lack of representation for the disability community on screen. While […]

Creativity

Canva’s “Natural Women” Collection Changing Female Representation In Stock Photography

Canva’s “Natural Women” Collection Changing Female Representation In Stock Photography

We’re big fans of the saying “if she can see it, she can be it”, a phrase often spoken by Geena Davis in many of her talks about gender inequality […]

Contributors, Creativity

New Photo Series Highlights Experiences Of African-Americans On Route 66 During The Jim Crow Era

New Photo Series Highlights Experiences Of African-Americans On Route 66 During The Jim Crow Era

By Estefani Alarcon It all started when Ashley was younger; she loved to create picture books and enjoyed writing stories to go along with them. At that time, she was […]

Girl on a Mission

Canadian Indigenous-Black DJ Empowering Marginalized Youth To Feel Represented In Media

Canadian Indigenous-Black DJ Empowering Marginalized Youth To Feel Represented In Media

The power of representation can never be underestimated. For many of us who grew looking at mainstream media and feeling like we didn’t belong due to the limited representations on […]

Fashion & Beauty

Standing Ovation For British Vogue’s New Editor Hiring A Number Of People Of Color

Standing Ovation For British Vogue’s New Editor Hiring A Number Of People Of Color

There has been plenty of talk about diversity in the fashion industry over the past few years, yet we are still seeing a huge disparity in terms of people of […]

Contributors

I Write Children’s Books Feat. Diverse Characters So Girls Of Color Feel Represented In What They Read

I Write Children’s Books Feat. Diverse Characters So Girls Of Color Feel Represented In What They Read

By Avril O’Reilly For a very long time I have been working on a book project that I didn’t think anyone would want. I felt that my books had a […]

Boys We Like, Family Life

Amazing Dad Writes Children’s Book For His Daughter Who Didn’t Feel Represented In What She Read

Amazing Dad Writes Children’s Book For His Daughter Who Didn’t Feel Represented In What She Read

For many parents raising young children, books are an integral part of their learning and development. Along with reading and comprehension skills comes their ability to recognize images and concepts […]

Body Image

Seventeen Magazine Shines Spotlight On Amputee Pamela Reynolds For Their #PerfectlyMe Campaign

Seventeen Magazine Shines Spotlight On Amputee Pamela Reynolds For Their #PerfectlyMe Campaign

Seventeen Magazine launched their #PerfectlyMe in October 2016 coinciding with the day they dubbed National Body Confidence Day (Oct 17). In the launch announcement, the publication stated this was more […]

Family Life

New Feminist Print Magazine For Girls Encourages Them To Be Smart, Strong & Fierce

New Feminist Print Magazine For Girls Encourages Them To Be Smart, Strong & Fierce

Dear Kazoo magazine, where were you a few decades ago when we were little girls and NEEDED a publication like this growing up? In case you haven’t come across it […]

Girl on a Mission

Blogger & Medical Scientist Creates “Hijarbie” Doll To Foster Positive Awareness For Muslim Girls

Blogger & Medical Scientist Creates “Hijarbie” Doll To Foster Positive Awareness For Muslim Girls

It’s hard to imagine that with the lengths Mattel are going to, to give Barbie a makeover that is more relevant to the current culture of girls, women and female […]

Contributors

Why The 2016 ‘Black Girls Rock’ Event Broke This Black Man Right On Down

Why The 2016 ‘Black Girls Rock’ Event Broke This Black Man Right On Down

By Jarrett Hill I don’t know where to even start, as I sit, watch, feel. I observe, consume, and admire in awe and wonder at what just happened before me. […]

Family Life

Toy Brand Goldieblox Asks “What If All The World’s Famous Action Heroes Were Girls?”

Toy Brand Goldieblox Asks “What If All The World’s Famous Action Heroes Were Girls?”

When you think of all the biggest, and most iconic superheroes in the world and throughout history, what names come to mind? And while you are thinking of them, what […]

Boys We Like, Family Life

Nigerian Man Creates ‘Queens Of Africa’ Dolls To Battle Barbie’s Homogeneity

Nigerian Man Creates ‘Queens Of Africa’ Dolls To Battle Barbie’s Homogeneity

Barbie used to be arguably the most popular toy for young girls. But a growing unrest over the stereotyped and homogenous attributes of the doll has made other toy manufacturers […]