Representation Matters: A Primer for Default People

Representation Matters: A Primer for Default People

Image (CC BY-NC 2.0) by United Way of the Lower Mainland This is a post for people like me: white middle-class cishet mainstream/casual-Christian folks without visible disabilities whose family has been in the United States for generations. You know, The Default. We are everywhere in media. We have been for centuries. “Draw a kid,” you… Read More

How Mia Thermopolis Renaldi Saves the Avengers

How Mia Thermopolis Renaldi Saves the Avengers

The movie poster on which the internet spends months debating whose mysterious hand is guiding Mia’s arrow. Earlier this week, @rosesmcu tweeted: But don’t think you’re going to scroll through a great Twitter essay, because it isn’t there. Thanks, @rosesmcu, now I’ve spent an afternoon thinking about this. So I’m going to be the nerd… Read More