How to Get Away With Murder Is Everything “That” New York Times Review Said It Is
Feminism / Race / TV

How to Get Away With Murder Is Everything “That” New York Times Review Said It Is

Like everyone else on the internet, I heard about the New York Times review of the first episode of How to Get Away With Murder, wherein the author used the phrase “Angry black woman” to describe Viola Davis’ character in the show. Shonda Rhimes, show runner of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal, probably didn’t need anyone’s help … Continue reading

Gay Men Aren’t All Misogynists, But They Play Them On TV
Culture / Feminism / LGBTQ / Sex / TV

Gay Men Aren’t All Misogynists, But They Play Them On TV

There’s a scene in How I Met Your Mother that sticks out in my mind–and not just because it’s one of the small handful of episodes of a pretty aggressively boring sitcom that I’ve actually seen. It’s a bit that has become all too familiar in self-marketed LGBT-friendly media, one where a gay man expresses immutable … Continue reading