Difference Maker: Arts and Culture

Entertainment
The California-based singer said his new video is "like a therapy session on film."
Impact
Instructor Michelle Roberts and dance studio Miracles in Motion bring joy and movement to kids’ lives.
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Women
“I think it’s a disgusting tool that has been weaponised, predominantly against women," the "Good Place" actress wrote.
Entertainment
"He was very open and honest with me talking about his issues with addiction, depression," said actress Lisa Jakub.
Asian Voices
"Mira, Royal Detective" will center on a young commoner who gets appointed a royal detective after solving a mystery.
Queer Voices
One episode was surprisingly forward-thinking about LGBTQ sexuality, Matt Baume finds.
Entertainment
"He felt betrayed & abandoned," the actor wrote in an Instagram post that included a moving video.
Queer Voices
Her version of "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" is part of The Ali Forney Center's annual holiday campaign.
Entertainment
"The only way to destroy them is to expose them — to reveal them for the insidious evils they really are," Lee wrote.
Black Voices
“It was a thin line to walk," she writes in her new book, "Becoming."
Entertainment
"It has so much energy — that’s why I’m puking every day.”
Queer Voices
The actor spoke publicly about his sexuality after his character, Dr. Levi Schmitt, enjoyed a same-sex kiss.
Entertainment
Bundle of joy Banks Violet Bair is the "Lizzie McGuire" star's second child.
Queer Voices
The advocacy organization praised "Supergirl" and "Pose" for their history-making, inclusive elements.
Entertainment
"The Color Purple" star joins Lin-Manuel Miranda and Josh Groban on the benefit album, "Singing You Home."
Entertainment
The network counters beautifully when a user expressed distaste for the LGBTQ-inclusive show.
Queer Voices
A personal connection to the cult musical prompts writer Matt Baume to investigate.
Women
Findings from the Women's Media Center and BBC America are yet another reminder that representation matters.
Entertainment
The superhero is an "out lesbian and trained street fighter" who might be getting her own series.
Queer Voices
The writer and performer looked to U.S. politics and Harvey Milk to inspire his new musical comedy show.