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HOTY2017
HOTY2017

The Comics Writer Who Wants More Authentic Female Muslim Superheroes

Comics scholar Safiyya Hosein explores how superheroes like Dust and Ms. Marvel can both perpetuate and subvert stereotypes.
Jacob Dubé
12.29.17
HOTY2017
HOTY2017

Former Advisor in Obama White House is on a Mission to Build a Brighter Future for STEM

Dr. Knatokie Ford is working with storytellers to bring diversity and authenticity to portrayals of people in science and tech.
Samantha Cole
12.22.17
HOTY2017
HOTY2017

The Activist Helping Abuse Survivors Tell Their Stories Through Comics

Krittika Ghosh helps immigrant women share their perspectives and energize their communities.
Jacob Dubé
12.7.17
HOTY2017
HOTY2017

This Game Developer Wants to Create Space for Indigenous Stories

Elizabeth LaPensée created Thunderbird Strike to protest pipeline construction on Indigenous land.
Jacob Dubé
12.5.17
straight white male leads are so 2016
straight white male leads are so 2016

Want More Diverse Entertainment? A New Site Has You Covered

Li Lai wanted a resource to suss out media, but it didn’t exist. So she made it.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.26.17
Interview
Interview

The ‘Hidden Figures’ of NASA’s Early Years and the Woman Who Told Their Story

Motherboard talks to author Margot Lee Shetterly about the legacy of pioneering black women mathematicians who helped NASA win the Space Race.
Becky Ferreira
1.16.17
columns
columns

Could Technology Remove the Politicians From Politics?

What if your city council member was essentially a robot whose every decision you and your fellow citizens voted for by phone?
Sue Brideshead
1.2.17
Gaming
Gaming

‘Battlefield 1’ Misses Out On the Stories of Black Soldiers In WWI

Despite the ads, all of the game's protagonists have white skin.
Jordan Pearson
10.24.16
Gaming
Gaming

Why Doesn't Blizzard's 'Heroes of the Storm' Have Any People of Color?

Old-fashioned fantasy and science fiction has left Blizzard’s all-stars with almost no characters of color.
Rowan Kaiser
9.17.15