Pride, Pulse and the Resist Movement

Last night, @HRC unveiled "49," a tribute to those killed at Pulse one year ago. We must #HonorThemWithAction. pic.twitter.com/wC5i56jJUF — Sarah McBride (@SarahEMcBride) June 10, 2017 It’s no secret that our country is beyond unnerved at the moment, in constant “Twitter panic,” to say the least. We’re about to hit the one-year anniversary of the Read More …

Budgeting: The Finest End for The Biggest Gaffe in History

After declaring “All Hell Is Breaking Loose” at the first Academy Awards he hosted, Jimmy Kimmel could not have summed up better what was likely the biggest gaffe in Academy history: the wrong Best Picture award presented, for just under a minute, to a mistaken film from another envelope — likely a duplicate — still Read More …

Bollywood Producer: The Man Who Let India Out of the Closet

Cultural divides between communities — cities, states, even countries — can sometimes overlook small intricacies that permit room to breathe. Rather than negatively look within our current climate, I’ll shine a light outside with hope for the future, toward a potential spotlight: Bollywood Producer Karan Johar. Currently legally limited to say and do certain things Read More …

Ode to the Music Video

“Dark befalls the faint Silence loud shall not be quaint Listen up and paint” -Garett Thomas, 10.6.2016 There are so many great music videos out there — some are timeless, some are modern, some are in-between and some are undefinable. Point is, they often can serve as the best form of storytelling because in their short time Read More …

Shared from NewNowNext: “Golden” Short Film About Growing Up “Different” Spreads Love As It Goes Viral

“In the wake of the tragedy in Orlando, a friend asked me to put my short film, Golden, online so she can share it with some friends. If it can spread just a tiny bit of love in these devastating times, the film fulfilled its purpose. “Wherever you are and no matter how tough times are Read More …

Shared from NPR: What Does Genius Look Like?

Don Cheadle On Miles Davis And Race In Hollywood: “[T]he most important part of this . . . happens much earlier, I think, [and that’s] where the discussion needs to take place: where decisions are being made about what kinds of material to greenlight, what kinds of stories to tell, who are the people that are deciding Read More …

NOH8: Is It Real Now? (2011)

A music video of sorts, this compilation, called NOH8: Is It Real Now?, considered the current American status of gay marriage during 2011, as well as acceptance in general for the LGBT community. Coincidentally, less than one week following production was the end of America’s Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy. Barely four years later, the Read More …