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In honor of Mindy Kaling’s birthday, let’s take a look at how she has been championing diversity in front and behind the camera.
'My Little Pony' To Introduce A Lesbian Couple This Weekend
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A new episode of the Discovery Family series is set to feature the characters Aunt Holiday and Auntie Lofty.
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Ali Stroker’s Tony Win Was Monumental… And A Huge Slap In The Face
The actress’s award was a triumph for disabled representation, but how she received it was a sad reminder of the reality of ableism.
Genie-ous Parody Of 'A Whole New World' From 'Aladdin' Tackles Asian Representation
“A diverse film with no white saviors in the crew,” actress Sujata Day sings.
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Why Jake Choi Of 'The Sun Is Also A Star' Represents The Invisible Asian America
Raised by a single mom with working-class immigrant roots, the actor is now experiencing his come-up.
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First Black Female Director In Competition At Cannes: I 'Needed To See Black People On Screen'
"Atlantics," the first feature film from French-Senegalese director Mati Diop, is competing for the Palme d'Or award.
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Harry Shum Jr. On How Lack Of Asian Representation Hurt His Self-Perception
"You feel like something’s wrong with you,” the “Crazy Rich Asians” star said of not seeing people like himself in portrayed in media and entertainment.
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Taron Egerton Says Being Cast As Elton John Is 'Inclusive And Progressive'
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The Welsh actor says he's “proud and privileged” to be playing the icon in the musical biopic "Rocketman," even though he doesn't identify as gay.
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John Cho Will Play The Lead In Live-Action 'Cowboy Bebop' Series
The actor will play bounty hunter Spike Spiegel in the Netflix adaptation of the anime Western.
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Andrew Yang Talks Identity On The Campaign Trail, Growing Up Asian-American
The Democratic presidential candidate chatted with HuffPost about how his identity plays into his campaign.
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Lupita Nyong’o Says Her Creepy Voice In ‘Us’ Was Inspired By A Disability
Disability advocates are speaking out against the actress’ remark that spasmodic dysphonia was her inspiration for a villainous character's voice.
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Disability Representation Is Seriously Lacking In TV And Movies: Report
A study calls for 1 in 4 people on screen and behind the camera to be disabled.
Brie Larson Shared The Sweetest Exchange With A Young ‘Captain Marvel’ Fan
Brie Larson made a little girl’s night during the London premiere of “Captain Marvel,”
How Being A Brown 15-Year-Old Guest At The 2019 State Of The Union Changed Me
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What I witnessed in Congress that day will always drive my activism.
Bryan Cranston Defends Playing A Man With Disabilities In New Film ‘Upside’
The “Breaking Bad” star granted the issue of representation was “worthy of debate,” so people on Twitter debated.
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Sandra Oh On Representation At The Golden Globes: “This Moment Is Real”
Golden Globes co-host and award winner Sandra Oh gave a speech celebrating the stories of people of color that are finally being told.
Sandra Oh's Adorable Family Shows Their Support Ahead Of Golden Globes
The actress' family members wore T-shirts with Oh's iconic quote from the 2018 Emmys, "It's an honor just to be Asian."
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In A Congress Full Of Firsts, Still No Open Atheists
Only one member of Congress identifies as "religiously unaffiliated.” The overwhelming majority say they're Christian.
The Louvre Sees Record Number Of Visitors After Beyoncé's Music Video
After Beyoncé and Jay-Z shot the video for their song “APESHIT” at the Louvre, attendance at the Paris museum rose.
Lauren Underwood Makes History As Youngest Black Woman To Serve In Congress
The congresswoman has already taken her first constituent call.
Movies Starring Women Make More Money At The Box Office, Study Finds
Films with female leads, like “Wonder Woman” and “Moana,” performed better on average than those starring men.
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Fans Remember Stan Lee's Indian Superhero Chakra The Invincible
Chakra The Invincible used his powers to help keep Mumbai safe.
Stan Lee Created A Universe Where Everyone Could Be Super, Not Just Straight White Men
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Lee used the Marvel Universe to move America ever upward!
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First Filipina Victoria's Secret Show Model Fielded Criticism For Being 'White-Passing'
Kelsey Merritt, who is multiracial, has had to deal with comments that she's "white looking."
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China Greenlights 'Crazy Rich Asians' Release, But It Might Not Shine At The Box Office
The hit romantic comedy, a landmark for Asian representation in the U.S., won't be a surefire hit in the world's second-biggest market for moviegoers.
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Riz Ahmed: ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Crazy Rich Asians' Aren’t Just Wins For Blacks And Asians
"It just brings us all a bit closer together and we recognize each other within each other," the actor and rapper said.
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