Photography by Camila Falquez

Op-Ed: Lil Nas X is Making Black History

* Photography in featured image by Camila Falquez Black History Month was established to honor the achievements Black people have made in the past. These achievements helped shape today for the better. While it's absolutely necessary to celebrate these Black people and educate those who are unaware of them and their achievements, Black History Month … Continue reading Op-Ed: Lil Nas X is Making Black History

‘Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror’ is an Insightful Documentary on the Cultural Evolution of Black Representation – Review

I've always loved horror, even at a young age. My mom let me stay up to watch scary movies when I was probably way too young, but I am grateful she did. I could never really explain why I loved a genre that strives to make me uncomfortable, but Xavier Burgin’s Horror Noire: A History … Continue reading ‘Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror’ is an Insightful Documentary on the Cultural Evolution of Black Representation – Review

Nicole Maines Cast as TV’s First Transgender Superhero Nia Nal in ‘Supergirl’ #SDCC2018

Back in 2013, Nicole Maines made global headlines when she took part in the landmark Maine Supreme Court Case which ruled that under the state's Human Rights Act, transgender people had the right to use the bathroom of their personal preference. Well Maines is making headlines once again and it's getting even more "super". The … Continue reading Nicole Maines Cast as TV’s First Transgender Superhero Nia Nal in ‘Supergirl’ #SDCC2018

Moana Directors Say LGBTQ+ Disney Princess Is a Possibility

LGBTQ+ representation in the media has gotten slightly better in 2017, but some Disney fans feel like an openly queer princess is long overdue. A petition was created by Twitter users last year with the hashtag #GiveElsaAGirlfriend, where fans campaigned for the ice queen to have a female love interest in the sequel. And while … Continue reading Moana Directors Say LGBTQ+ Disney Princess Is a Possibility

Amazing Dad Created A Super Hero Inspired by Son with Down Syndrome

Being able to see yourself in the media you consume is incredibly important. Ryan Potter being cast as Beast Boy is a big deal. Jason Momoa being named Aquaman was/is a big deal. Representation plays a big role in how we go through life because if there's something you want to do but can't find anyone who looks like you doing it, … Continue reading Amazing Dad Created A Super Hero Inspired by Son with Down Syndrome

Justice League’s Ray Fisher and Jason Momoa Excited to Bring More Diversity to the DCEU

Justice League will be hitting theaters next month, and no one is more excited to be part of the iconic superhero team than Ray Fisher and Jason Momoa. Fisher and Momoa who play Cyborg and Aquaman respectively, bring new voices and diverse perspectives in superhero films. Screenrant reports that Ray Fisher is thrilled to bring a … Continue reading Justice League’s Ray Fisher and Jason Momoa Excited to Bring More Diversity to the DCEU

First Look at Anthony Rapp’s Character in ‘Star Trek Discovery’

Star Trek Discovery premieres this Sunday its third episode, an episode that will make history as it would mark the appearance of the first openly gay character in the franchise –although Sulu had a subtly scene where we saw him leaving with his husband and daughter at the Yorktown base- Lt. Stamets, interpreted by Anthony … Continue reading First Look at Anthony Rapp’s Character in ‘Star Trek Discovery’

Editor For ‘Star Wars’ Wants To See More Diverse Films On Screen

Richard Chew, Academy winner for editing Star Wars with Paul Hirsch and Marcia Lucas back in 1977, had a conversation at the American Cinema Editors' EditFest L.A. with The Hollywood Reporter. In that talk, Chew, who was born from Chinese immigrant parents in L.A, talked about why he decided to join the film industry. “To … Continue reading Editor For ‘Star Wars’ Wants To See More Diverse Films On Screen