Commentary and Reviews

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Representation is Stagnant

Representation is Stagnant

June 19, 2019 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Taking another year in review, representation on television is starting to flatten out. And not in a good way.

Good Trouble is Back for Season Two

Good Trouble is Back for Season Two

June 12, 2019 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Finding peace of mind in season two of Good Trouble is harder than you might expect.

WebSeries to Watch For – ClexaCon Edition

WebSeries to Watch For – ClexaCon Edition

June 5, 2019 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Did you miss the film festival for Clexa-Con 2019? Don’t worry! Here’s what you need to watch.

Statistics: What the Queers Watch

Statistics: What the Queers Watch

May 29, 2019 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

The release of Nielsen data for queer viewers demonstrates that queer television is complex, diverse, and intersectional.

Binge-Watch Vida season two

Vida Season Two – We Want You to Binge It

May 17, 2019 user-circle Tracy Levesque

Vida season two drops next Tuesday and we’re doing a giveaway to encourage you to binge the whole thing.

The Unlimited Bubble of Peak TV

The Unlimited Bubble of Peak TV

May 15, 2019 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Have we oversaturated the market with scripted dramas, or is the ever increasing mountain of TV a good thing for diversity?

Even More Tales Of The City

Even More Tales Of The City

May 8, 2019 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Coming to Netflix is the next installment in the “Tales of the City” franchise.

Statistics: One Show in Five

Statistics: One Show in Five

May 1, 2019 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Understanding if representation is getting better depends a great deal on how many shows are representing us at all.

The Princesses of Power Speak for Themselves

The Princesses of Power Speak for Themselves

April 24, 2019 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

The show shies away from actively promoting anyone as LGBT, but thinks things are pretty evident anyway.

Out of the Badlands

Out of the Badlands

April 10, 2019 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

With season three, “Into the Badlands” comes to an end. Did it pave the way for more diverse TV, or is it a dead end?

Juliantina and the Future of LGBT Representation in the Spanish-Speaking World

Juliantina and the Future of LGBT Representation in the Spanish-Speaking World

April 9, 2019 user-circle Karen Frost

While many Spanish speaking countries allow for gay marriage and same-sex civil partnerships, they are still far behind English speaking countries when it comes to queer television.

Ilana and Abbi hold hands on Brooklyn Bridge

Goodbye, Broad City: A Tribute to Abbi and Ilana

April 4, 2019 user-circle Nikki Tantum

It’s been one week since the Broad City series finale and I’m (barely) doing okay.