Why Representation Is Important

In the rare event that an LGBT+ character is added into a show, game, or movie, it is inevitable that controversy will arise. Naysayers are quick to question how appropriate it may be that children are exposed to a gay or lesbian individual, or why “everything must be gay now”. There is an answer to…

LGBT+ Representation in the Emmys

On July 14, 2016 the Television Academy announced this year’s Emmy nominations, which are surprisingly diverse. Looking at the nominations for television series there is a surprising amount of LGBT+ representation in the shows nominated. In the outstanding comedy series, nominations for five out of seven of the shows have main or reoccurring characters that are…