Disabled people are often told that cross-casting is necessary for disabled characters because people need to see them ‘before.’ Here’s why this argument doesn’t hold water.
Rewatching Regenesis, as I do now and then, I’m reminded of the diverse racial makeup of the cast; this is not a uniformly white show, which is especially appropriate given the setting. Toronto is not a uniformly white city, and it’s a hub for immigration and innovation, which explains why, for example, Carlos is from […]
One of the more odd responses to complaints about whitewashing of media that I’ve encountered recently is this utterly bizarre and backwards argument: ‘But I don’t see people complaining when canonically white works/characters are played by people of colour and nonwhite people. Isn’t that the same thing?’ No, no it is not the same thing, […]
Rumours have been abuzz for the last few months over whether Idris Elba will take on the iconic Bond role when Daniel Craig passes down the mantle. I for one am immensely excited and intrigued by the news, although I confess that I’m still waiting on a female Bond. Anything that shifts the role away […]