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The 'mother' and the 'witch'

Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor is highly regarded by her public – indeed she’s very popular and is referred to as  ‘sister, aunt, even mother’. 669 more words


Disability in Animation: Conclusion

Series: Disability in Children’s Animation

Spoiler Warnings: No explicit spoilers

Trigger/Content Warnings: None that I can think of

This week, I looked at disability in children’s animation. 827 more words


Disability in Animation: How to Train Your Dragon

Series: Disability in Children’s Animation

Spoiler Warnings: How to Train Your Dragon. Also some spoilers for the series, Dragons: Riders of Berk, though not specific episodes. 1,845 more words


Redefining Disability: An Interactive Blogging Project

What is Redefining Disability?

Redefining Disability is an interactive blogging project I developed in order to promote better representation for people with disabilities in the media. 768 more words

Rose Meets World

My Problem with Parks and Recreation

(TW: fat-shaming)

I love Parks and Recreation. I’ve watched all the seasons at least three times on Netflix and have made friends with students just from our shared love of Leslie Knope and waffles. 1,941 more words


Much ado about queerbaiting

Queer subtext on television shows played a significant part in facilitating the exploration of my sexuality. When I was 11 years old, I never missed the latest episode of One Tree Hill on Tuesday nights at 8pm. 1,876 more words


You Will Roll Your Eyes When You See What's In These Video Games.

This last installment of Representation in the Media for video games will focus on the representation of race and LGBTT characters. LGBTT characters have been portrayed in video games for years; in terms of race, most of the characters, when talking about main protagonists, have been white males.  477 more words