And the Oscar goes to… a white man

Incredibly thought provoking, congratulations to this talented writer for having the courage to post this. Well worth the read x

Petticoats & Patriarchy

It won’t come as a shock to anyone who’s watched more than one Hollywood movie that films are pretty racist. And sexist. Not always in an outright ‘let’s spend two hours making dumb blonde jokes and casting black people as criminals’ way (although that does happen quite a lot), but often just in a ‘let’s not cast any PoC or write any complex female characters’ way. Unsurprisingly, this year’s nominations for the Oscars reflects this.

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