17 February 2023
Rosa Cisneros and Maria Polodeanu: advocating for the voices of the Roma community
Rosa Cisneros and Maria Polodeanu are two friends with a cause: to shed light on the good work of the Roma community here in the UK, starting with a collaborative project on climate justice.
23 January 2023
Non-Binary representation in film, TV, theatre and literature
A look at just some of the pioneering representations of non-binary people on TV, film, stage, and in literature.
25 November 2022
Gigi in DC! part 3
Gigi talks about accessibility in DC and how it compares to the UK when it comes to drama training and as a country.
16 November 2022
Instaviews with Director Michael J. Diamond
Director of branded content and narrative films Michael J. Diamond joins us for Instaviews.
25 October 2022
The evolution of Black representation in TV and film
For Black History Month, I explore how far Black representation in TV and film has come from the days when Hattie McDaniel was excluded from the very ceremony she was nominated at.
13 June 2022
Love Island: We deserve inclusivity but is this the inclusivity we want?
Love Island has cast light on many social issues since its inception in 2015. From issues of sexism, abuse and bullying - a prominent issue is how Black people have been represented on the show.
11 March 2022
8 female-led movies for International Women's Day
Female inclusion in the film industry is still lacking, but these female-led films and TV shows #BreakTheBias!
15 September 2021
Hairvolution: Her hair, her story, our history
Our assistant editor Saskia Calliste, and co-author Zainab Raghdo are releasing new book 'Hairvolution'. A book of interviews with 31 influential Black women about the history and politics of Black women's hair and the journey to self-love and acceptance in Western society.
27 June 2021
Superhero on Screen: Exploring Grief, Loss and Mental Health (Part 2)
In this two-part column, I’ll be exploring examples of superhero TV shows which portray powerful depictions of grief, loss, mental health and what we should learn from their insights.
11 June 2021
Superhero on Screen: Exploring Grief, Loss and Mental Health (Part 1)
In this two-parter for my monthly superhero column, I’ll be exploring examples of superhero TV shows which portray powerful depictions of grief, loss, and mental health and discuss what we should learn from their insights.
19 April 2021
Free webinar: Asian Representation in TV, Film and Theatre
Our panellists will explore Asian Representation in TV, Film and Theatre, what more can be done & why Asian creatives are not being represented in our industry. Chaired by Daniel York Loh.
Mon 19 April, 7pm
7 February 2021
Disney+ streams the Rodgers & Hammerstein's star-studded Cinderella!
Disney+ to stream Cinderella, by Rogers & Hammerstein's, at the stroke of midnight on February 12th.
13 July 2020
The Last of Us 2’s final guitar scene reveals the game’s core failings
The closing moments of The Last of Us Part 2 are supposed to be devastating, instead it feels frustrating and destructive to its own goals of representation.
26 May 2020
Representation In Media
For my Gold Arts Award, I wrote an essay on the impact good, and bad representation in media has on society as a whole! Check it out!
26 January 2020
Drag artists #takeover museum seeking everyone's story - not one HIStory.
My recent ‘spotlight’ #twinterviews are with the “brilliant” #untitled10 currently exhibiting at The Bowes Museum. Lady Kitt is an award winning Drag King and maker described as an "International superstar of feminism" and as "Outstanding."
23 November 2019
The problems with casting older actors to play teenagers
Discussing the issues with the misrepresentation of teens in the media
19 October 2019
What goes on at Ort Gallery?
"Everything we do is accessible to young people. We also offer professional development classes for people who want to learn more about the creative industries."
10 December 2018
Interview: Becky Morris Knight, from Drake Music
What are the biggest issues facing disabled musicians today? Becky Morris Knight speaks out against ableism in the arts