BOOK REVIEW: ‘It Ends in Fire’ by Andrew Shvarts is the Queer Harry Potter I’ve Been Waiting For

It Ends in Fire by Andrew Shvarts is the queer and diverse Harry Potter-esque book that I’ve been waiting for.

EXCLUSIVE: Fiona Dawson Talks ‘NOW With Fiona’, Queer Representation And Diversity

Fiona Dawson (she/her) and her show Now With Fiona are the best! We had the pleasure to interview her about representation and diversity.

ATX TV Festival Season 10 Top Moments: Day 4

ATX TV Festival day 4 went for our hearts. Panels for the day were dedicated to diversity and we see Oz’s world. We discuss top moments.

ATX TV Festival Season 10 Top Moments: Day 2

ATX TV Festival Season 10 is here! We review top moments Day 2 from Hacks and Ziwe to new shows and challenges to archive in diversity,

‘Savage X Fenty Show Vol. II’ Is Here and The Internet Has Thoughts

Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty Show Vol. II is now available on Amazon Prime Video.  And it’s one of the best we’ve seen in 2020! A show like this was needed in this world, especially in the environment of fashion, where if you don’t…

Fangirlish Best of 2019 Lists: Shows that Did Diversity Right

We talk a lot about diversity here at Fangirlish. I talk a lot about diversity pretty much everywhere. And we’re not anywhere close to where we need to be, not in the workplace, not in society and definitely not when…

2019 Diverse YA Books That Give Us All The Feels

Everyone has books that they anticipate being released each year. Those titles that make you giddy and excited every time you think about finally getting your greedy grabby hands on that perfect, pristine copy, with that delicious new book smell.…

Why you should read ‘Black Enough: Stories of being young & black in America’

Over the years I have read a few books on what it means to be black in America. It occurred to me I hadn’t really read many about what it means to be young and black in America. That was…

Where Are The Women? Report Finds Drop In Female Representation On TV

The U.S. Census Bureau says just over half of the nation’s population is female. A slight majority, but a majority all the same. But a new report says that majority is not reflected in the television we watch. It comes…

Whining Won’t Stop Progress, POC Are Here to Stay

In a world full of reboots and first time live action productions, there’s bound to be some differences between the source material and what we see on screen. It keeps the material fresh, speaks to the kind of world that…

FanExpo 2017: Sam Maggs Is A Fairy Godmother of Fandom

We do what we do because we love fandom. Being a fangirl (or fanboy) is an expression of adoration and love for something within entertainment, whether it be film, tv, gaming, books, or basically anything that brings us joy and…

#OscarsNotSoWhite? Academy Invites More Women & People Of Color

Declaring, “The entire motion picture community is what we make of it,” the organization behind the Oscars has revealed a diverse list of the 774 industry professionals invited to become members this year, with more women and people of color…

Why Are Diverse Shows the First to Get Axed?

It’s the age old question – or fine, it’s not, but it’s at least the new question being asked every year, without fault, as we look at what Pilots get made, what gets ordered to series, what is given full…

Why Representation on US Television Matters in 2017

Representation on TV continues to be a hot-button issue in the United States. With easier access to mediums like Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and other social networks, people are asking why they don’t see a true representation of the rich diversity…