Author: Sim Dhugga

Why the She-Ra and Catra Kiss Matters for Queer Youth

WARNING: The following contains a spoiler for She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Season 5, now streaming on Netflix. The kiss heard around the world, or well the queer animated one at least.

Brown Geek Spotlight: Karan Brar

Not all heroes wear capes, and according to Hollywood, not all heroes are brown or black or queer or women even. Growing up, there weren’t really any characters in my favorite video games, TV shows, or movies that I could truly relate to. No one that looked like me or sounded similar to me. Forever the sidekick, at best, and never really the main character. So I wanted to create a weekly ser...

5 South Asian Voice Over Talent Who Are Breaking Hollywood’s Diversity Ceiling

Representation matters, and historically, animation hasn’t always gotten it right. Here’s looking at you, Apu. Box office success of films like Crazy Rich Asians and the live action remake of Aladdin as well as Parasite’s huge Oscar wins send an important message of just how important representation is. However, according to a recent post from TIFF: only 3.2% of the directors who made the to...

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