leeandlow submitted to medievalpoc:
The Diversity Gap in the highest grossing science fiction and fantasy films. Sad, right? You can see the full study here.
from the infographic:
Among the top 100 domestic grossing films:
- only 8% of films star a protagonist of color
- of the 8 protagonists of color, all are men; 6 are played by Will Smith and 1 is a cartoon character (Aladdin)
- 0% of protagonists are women of color
- 0% of protagonists are LGBTQ
- 1% of protagonists are people with a disability
I never understood why the genre I love so much doesn’t love me back :(
I admit this broke my heart because…me, too.
I have to say that one of the most unexpected and amazing things about Medievalpoc is that I’ve discovered I’m not alone in feeling that way; that there is a whole community out here trying to change that.
It was a great week here at Frogman’s Light School…here are some of the most popular posts of the week:
Be sure to follow along for more amazing photos and tutorials like these every week!
4chan is targeting tags and posting incredibly violent and triggering material within them. DO NOT ACCESS THE ABOVE TAGS.
I noticed that a lot of the PSA’s were images without transcripts, and there are several posts with different tags to look out for.
This is a compilation of those tags, in a text format for anyone who has issues with reading images.
Please spread around in the interests of accessibility, especially since the ableism tags are being targeted as well.
Thank you, and stay safe.
Earlier today, I met with several students at Addis Ababa University to discuss the opportunities and challenges they face in their academic and professional lives.
One of the biggest challenges we have here on the Internet is hearing marginalized and underrepresented voices, especially those…