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Eva Longoria’s Wake-Up Call For Hollywood: “When Was The Last Latina-Directed Studio Film?”

Eva Longoria Baston has delivered a powerful talk at the Kering Women in Motion gathering in Cannes not only highlighting Hollywood’s lack of diversity and representation but also the industry’s lack of action to create meaningful change. The Desperate Housewives alum who recently made her feature directorial debut at the festival with her film Flamin’ Hot, took…

Mindy Kaling & Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Share First Time They Felt Represented On Screen

Actor, director and all ’round awesome human Mindy Kaling and Never Have I Ever star Maitreyi Ramakrishnan – both women who have brought South Asian representation to the screen in different ways – have opened up about the first time they felt represented on screen. In a “Casting Notes” video shared by Netflix Golden, Mindy recalls the…

Lizzo Shares Tearful Message of Gratitude While Processing Just How Much Her Representation Matters

Lizzo is processing the immense impact her music and representation in pop culture is having on the world  – and she’s feeling all the feels! The superstar and self-love advocate has shared an emotional message of gratitude on TikTok, after watching a video of a young Black girl dancing confidently to her song “About Damn Time”….

Ryan Reynolds Announces Nonprofit to Support Underrepresented Communities in Creative Careers

Two years after starting the Group Effort Initiative with Blake Lively to create a pipeline for members of underrepresented communities to access jobs in the entertainment industry, Ryan Reynolds is once again using his platform to boost diversity – this time in the creative space. The Hollywood star has announced the formation of The Creative…

Malala Shares Joy in Seeing Pakistani Representation in New Ms. Marvel Series

Ms. Marvel, the MCU’s first Muslim superhero – just got the ultimate shout out from Malala Yousafzai! The Nobel Peace Prize Laureate who shares an interview with the show’s co-creator Sana Amanat in her latest Podium newsletter, explains that she got to see the first few episodes ahead of their release on Disney+ tomorrow and girl,…

Sesame Street Introduces First Asian American Character, Ji-Young!

There’s a new friend to look out for on Sesame Street… The popular children’s show has announced Ji-Young will join the program. She’s a 7-year-old Korean American muppet (performed by puppeteer Kathleen Kim) who loves skateboarding, playing her electric guitar and soccer – and she’s the first Asian American character in the show’s history! According…

SAVAGE X FENTY GALLERY: Rihanna Continues to Bring Representation to the Runway

When it comes to representation on the catwalk, we know Rihanna is going to deliver – and Volume 3 of the Savage X Fenty lingerie show did not disappoint! The all-star lineup featured models and performers of various race, size, gender and ability. We’re talking Indigenous model Quannah Chasinghorse, Egyptian-born actor Mena Massoud, South Sudanese-British…

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Simu Liu Celebrates History-Making Role As Marvel’s First Asian Superhero

Simu Liu has become the first Asian actor to lead a film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and he’s celebrating the significance of this moment with a heartfelt message to all those involved in making it happen. The 32-year-old who stars in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, took to Instagram following the movie’s…

Lin-Manuel Miranda wears a suit and tie with a white shirt and smiles at a red carpet event.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Promises to Honour Diverse Latinx Community in Future Projects

Lin-Manuel Miranda has responded to criticism of his latest film, In The Heights, for failing to include dark-skinned Latinx performers. In a message posted on Twitter, the admired playwright and Hamilton creator, acknowledged the criticism, gave a sincere apology and promised to do better when it comes to future projects. “I started writing In The Heights…

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Josh Thomas Reveals He’s Autistic in the Hopes We Can All Better Understand the Autism Spectrum

Josh Thomas has revealed he is Autistic in the hopes of helping us all get a better understanding of  the Autism spectrum. In a statement posted on his socials, the Aussie comedian says he’s known for a while: “It’s been a nice experience for me, figuring it out. I’ve learnt to understand myself better and…

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