When we crave to escape into a romance story, what are we escaping to? What gets left behind? Who gets left behind?
Any ally for inclusion should take a long hard look at Hallmark Channel’s entire representation. Is a movie or two with LGBTQ leads enough to overlook the oh-so-white Christmas?
We left our closet homeland, struggled toward equality, and now we see what we set in motion. Diaspora, #TheseKidsToday, and #OKBoomer Lesbian style.
You know The Gay Agenda, right? Where our lives are nothing but glitter unicorns and cupcake sprinkles?
Saying Inclusion is political but exclusion isn’t leads to story worlds where most of us don’t exist. And if we don’t exist in fiction, our existence in the real world remains precarious.
Fearless Girl is awesome staring down Charging Bull. Fearless Girl is completely awesome on her own. Our feelings about art evolve; that is what art is.
When another group comes along and says, “your way of being should be eradicated” everyone’s alarm bells should go off. Isn’t that what conversation therapy is all about?
A profound and lyric essay by Lise MacTague that resonated with me and I think will with many of you.
We know we’re the lucky ones because we’ve survived. It could be worse. But many of the things we feel “lucky” for are things no one should have to endure.