“Seen as animals, brutes, natural born rapists, and murderers, Black men have had no real dramatic say when it comes to the way they are represented. They have made few interventions on the stereotype…Black males who refuse categorization are rare, … Continue reading
In a fairly inoffensive, if silly, roundtable discussion post on AfterElton about The CW’s brilliant, The Vampire Diaries, this jumped out at me: There’s yet to be much of a gay presence on the show. (Sorry folks, Caroline’s deceased Dad … Continue reading
I certainly hope this show, Skin Deep The Series, gets produced… …because there could be real power in a show that forthrightly addresses issues of race, sexuality, and masculinity in a way that forces us to rethink our assumptions and … Continue reading
Posted in Sexuality, Television
Tagged black gay, black sexuality, Black SGL men, gay television, masculinity, patriarchy, race, racism, sexuality, SGL, Skin Deep
My thoughts on The Hollywood Reporter directors roundtable about black directors and women directors.
Posted in Film
Tagged acting, Alexander Payne, Bennett Miller, black actors, black directors, casting black actors, casting latino actors, colorblind casting, directing, female directors, Hollywood, Ivan Reitman, Jason Reitman, latino actors, Michel Hazanavicius, Mike Mills, post-racial, race, roundtable, Steve McQueen, The Hollywood Reporter, white directors, white male directors, women directors
My thoughts on the “Greek” finale.
Posted in Television
Tagged ABC Family, AfterElton, Amber Stevens, Ashleigh, Calvin, Cappie, Casey Cartright, Clark Duke, colorblind, colorblind casting, Dale, Dilshad Vadsaria, Evan Chambers, gay, gay character, Greek, Jacob Zachar, Jake McDorman, Patrick Sean Smith, Paul James, race, Rebecca Logan, Rusty Cartright, Scott Michael Foster, Spencer Grammer