A Media Representation Review of 2016

Well, we all know this year was terrible, but some good stuff happened in terms of media representation. Some terrible stuff happened also. As I have for the last two years, I’m gonna talk about the things I’ve read and watched this year, new and old, and let you know what’s worth checking out and what isn’t.

As I did last year, I’m not gonna mention anything I’ve already blogged about extensively and I’m only gonna bring up something I’ve mentioned in one of these before if something big happened or my opinion about it has changed. I should also mention that I’m behind on a lot of shows right now, but in particular, I’m WAY behind on How to Get Away with Murder, The Fosters, and Empire, and so can’t comment on what they’re up to.


Alex and Kara on Supergirl – image source

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A Media Representation Review of 2015

Remember when I used to use this thing?

Here’s a review of some stuff that happened onscreen and on the page this year. A lot of it’s good. Some of it is not. Of the stuff I talked about last year, I’m only going to mention things again if my opinion has shifted.

When I started making this list I was convinced I watched, like, two new things this year. I was WRONG. This list is long, so I’m gonna try to keep it short even though I’m the most long-winded person on the planet.

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Other Space: Five humans, an alien, an AI, a robot, and an evil coffee maker.

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A Media Representation Review of 2014

This past year brought us some really great new media containing diverse representation, particularly sexuality, and I’ve spent a good part of that year writing blog posts about some of it. In fact, some were so good that I couldn’t find a way to justify writing a post, because I want to talk about the good and the bad, and I didn’t have enough cons to discuss. So I figured I’d make a list full of short recommendations for the things I watched or read in 2014, new, old, and ongoing.

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