Simon James Green is fast becoming a popular name in YA novels, especially those with an LGBTQ focus. He may cause some controversy in schools, but his passion and refusal to stop for visibility and making a change is admirable. His latest book, the politically-charged but still funny and emotional “Gay Club!” is perhaps is best effort yet. Read my full review of it here.
The first sequel to Sue Cheung’s latest series of book is “Maddy Yip’s Guide to Holidays”. This time Maddy tries to find something to keep her excited and occupied during the holidays but when she finds that something, of course mayhem and mishaps soon follow. Read my full review of this funny and relatable book here.
It’s the webcomic and graphic novel series that’s been turned into a well-received Netflix show currently taking the LGBTQ community by storm. Read my review of “Heartstopper” here.
“The most enchanted musical of all time” is the tagline used to describe the “Beauty and the Beast” musical. But does it really live up to that? Find out my thoughts on the current UK touring production of this Disney classic here.
Much has changed in the four years since the release of “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”, which received mixed reactions. Now “The Secrets of Dumbledore” continues the story. But does it continue the only above average scores this franchise has had so far or will it succeed despite all the controversies and odds? Read my review of it here.
Diversity and inclusion is a growing department within many organisations. It’s a driving force in helping to create new, better, happier and safer workplaces. And they have been integral to me as an individual. And as an individual, my intersectionality – all my various identifiers who make me who I am – have a played a part in shaping my current self and my future ambitions in life.
Despite some misgivings, “Turning Red” – Pixar’s latest offering – takes cues from Chinese culture and Chinese diaspora to create a cute, fiery and emotional film that appeals to a wider audience while representing minority groups for a new generation of Disney lovers.
Comedies, or films in general, usually allow us to escape our own lives for a couple of hours but we can’t help relating to many on some levels. In this case, toxic workplaces. See how these 10 comedy films show how toxic some workplace cultures can be that we either don’t notice or forget about.
“A Tainted Love” is a short story about cross cultural identity and sexuality during the 1980s in the height of the AIDS pandemic.
Happy Chinese New Year!
It’s the Year of the Tiger so we can expect many brands to hop on the trend of using images of tigers and tiger prints in their Lunar New Year collections.
But when they’re also hopping on the trend of releasing products and lines to “celebrate” the New Year, what purpose does it achieve other than pandering to one of their biggest consumer groups? How can some do more for the Chinese and East Asian talent and communities other than use their design skills once a year and attempt to sell them products that only look to boost their sales?