Phenomenal Woman: Laxmi Narayan Tripathi

Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, Queer Rights Activist and Bharatanatyam Dancer: Laxmi Narayan Tripathi at JLF Melbourne on a panel "Gender and the Spaces Between" “But it was the world that thought I was different, so the problem is with the world. Not me.” Born a Kinner (the Hindi term for Non-Cisgender people) and the eldest child…

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‘Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey’ — A Delightful Mash-up of All Things Horrific and Girly

DCEU introduced their newest supervillain installment, this time for the female-led standalone Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey—directed by DC's third female director Cathy Yan. The film is a delightful mash-up of everything glamorous and violent about being a woman, a thoroughly enjoyable ride that delivers colorful action at a near pitch-perfect pacing that allowed all…

Sex Education: A Season Of Choices & Consequences

Sex Education is back, and it hit the ground running! This season brings our favourite Brits a lot of joy and a lot of heartbreak, and reminds them that their healing is in their own hands. Kicking things off, we learn that since his initial experience with “hand to gland combat,” Otis has developed a…

Queen & Slim: A Bonnie And Clyde Story In A Post BLM Era

***WARNING MILD TO HEAVY SPOILERS***Queen & Slim is a romantic thriller drama directed by Melina Matsoukas and written by Lena Waithe. Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith make up the titular couple whose date night goes south when they end up on the run from the law. There was a lot to unpack in this film,…

HSM: The Musical: The Series – The Start of Something New

In 2006, a Disney Channel movie called High School Musical debuted on the small screens across the United States. An athletic boy named Troy Bolton (Zac Efron) meets a brainiac girl named Gabriella Montez (Vanessa Hudgens) while singing karaoke in a ski lodge, and they coincidentally go to the same school. They audition for the…