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LGBTQ+ Representation

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Representation matters. I have written about this before when it was about representation of race in the media, but representation of different sexualities is also very important. I have always noticed the lack of good representation of any sexuality that are not heterosexual, but after watching an episode of “The 100” on CW, this last Thursday, I saw a common trope being used that truly upset the LGBTQ+ community. If you are not caught up to the current episode of season 3 of “The 100″ I suggest you don’t read this because it contains spoilers. Continue reading LGBTQ+ Representation

Representation in the Media

The other day my sister sent me a screenshot of a blog that was titled “The First Live-Action Cinderella Trailer”. I was really taken back by it because I knew there was already a live action Cinderella movie. I know this because it was one of my favorite ever-princess movies.

The 1997 Rodger and Hammerstein’s Cinderella is beautifully different then any other Disney film. Cinderella was played by a black singer/actress named Brandy Norwood and also starred Whitney Houston and Whoopi Goldberg. Continue reading Representation in the Media