It’s not just about the fact that she falls in love with another girl, but what Utena Tenjou does for those of us who never played by society’s gender rules.
This week, Cohen asserts “people with conventional views must repress a gag reflex when considering the mayor-elect of New York — a white man married to a black woman…” who “used to be a lesbian.” WOW!
Why can’t every social justice organization be more like these guys?
It’s not enough to have token representation and to not be constantly declared icky in prime time. Pieces like Carr’s cause damage because they encourage straight allies and queers to raise a drink in celebration of a fight well fought and won.
“Where We Are On TV” has some promising and not-so-promising numbers for queer women on the teevee, and also raises some questions about how we quantify “representation” in the first place for all groups.
The CW, a station most famous for Tyra Banks, The Winchester Brothers and Teen Vampire Romance is currently developing a new drama that will focus on a transgender teenager’s life.
You may be experiencing Lesbian Prison Show Withdrawal Syndrome, and it’s a very serious condition. Go ahead and download yourself a dosage of the Aussie prison drama Wentworth!
If you’ve been waiting for the inevitable Demi Lovato acting comeback, you’re in luck this fall. According to reports, she’ll be on Glee playing a love interest for Naya Rivera’s Santana.
The East Coast’s largest anime convention had everything an anime fan could want, including some interesting conversations about representation of women in anime.
For a long time the Bechdel test has seemingly been the only tool we have to examine sexist trends in Hollywood. Now, thanks to Pacific Rim, the Mako Mori test is here to help.
“Of the 101 films released last year by the six major studios, only five films contained any semblance of queer lady representation.”
While queer visibility is rising in Bollywood films, there is still a long ways to go for queer women.
They had to show gamers why something like this needed to exist. More than that, they had to show the world why something like this needed to exist.
The studios are trying to pass on a pilot by a queer woman of color about a queer woman of color and her friends. Surprise surprise. Watch ‘Twenties’ now to show your support.
Which isn’t a big deal, but also totally is.
It’s been a big summer for South and Southeast Asia when it comes to LGBT/queer news. The most important aspect of this news, however, is that it was reported at all.
Here’s hoping she gives Gladys a call during the show!
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences took a big step into the present by selecting its first ever African-American president and third woman president.