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“The Dark Tower” is the Perfect Movie for Our Current Times

“The Dark Tower is easily the largest step I’ve ever seen in a fantasy sci-fi film towards equitable representation on screen — other than the new Star Wars installments.” For Wear Your Voice Magazine, August 2017.

Television · Wear Your Voice Magazine

The Casting of A New ‘Doctor Who’ Is A Victory For White Women And Not Much Else

“I’m sure Jodie Whittaker will be great as The Doctor, but this was still quite the lost opportunity for some much-needed color representation in a franchise that has only recently been diversifying its main actors.” For Wear Your Voice Magazine, July 2017.

Television · Third Culture Kids · Wear Your Voice Magazine · Women

Black and Brown Sisters Are Doing Visual Media For Themselves

“When the dominant visual media paradigm is one of hegemonic whiteness, there are a limited number of choices for women of color. Submit yourself to the hegemony and take whatever scraps casting agents, directors, producers throw at you even if they might be problematic. Or, smash that shit and begin carving out your own space. More and more black and brown women are choosing the latter, and it is glorious.” For Wear Your Voice Mag, June 2017.

Politics · Television · Third Culture Kids · Wear Your Voice Magazine

Hasan Minhaj’s “Homecoming King” and the Audacity of Equality

“Hasan Minhaj’s eloquence and ability to reflect on micro and macro levels is so inspiring. I feel transformed for the better after spending an hour and change with him and his epic storytelling abilities.” For Wear Your Voice Magazine, June 2017.

Third Culture Kids · Wear Your Voice Magazine · Women

Desi-Founded, Women-Run Luminoustudios is Fighting the Film Industry’s Patriarchy Problem

“At Luminoustudios, we’re very passionate about shattering the glass ceiling and giving more opportunity to women in the film industry.” For Wear Your Voice Mag, May 2017.