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We have returned from our hiatus guys, and plan to continue our beloved series of queer representation in media. October is LGBT+ history month which is cause for more celebration! In this episode we'll be discussing a wide array of movies that portray members of the queer community. Also how the progression of these movies changed the view on members or the lack of any change. Some to mention are Blue Is The Warmest Color, Dallas Buyers Club and much more. Tune in!
A discussion of how the media is slowly yet surely accepting more of the LGBTQ community on television. No longer are they just simply there for comedic relief, but are actually having their own lead roles in a new show, or as extremely important supporting characters. Tonight, we talk about shows coming up that should have more representation or doing a great job doing so. And past shows that were just teaming with wonderful array of the LGBTQ community.
I often wonder if the staunch defense of problematic icons in marginalized communities is some sort of residual internalized self hate? Or desperation? Or both?
what would happen if we smashed all the pedestals of the rapists, misogynists, and domestic abusers in the black community?
Not to say these types of predators and abusers don't exist in white communities- but white people have more visibility and more options. I know Rape and domestic Violence are underreported in white communities as well, so we may well be consuming movies and music by abusers. But when consuming white media I can easily choose to watch horror movies not affiliated with Polanski. I can watch comedies not directed by woody Allen or starring Sean Penn.
But if I want to watch a nostalgic family friendly tv show featuring a black family and I ditch "the Cosby show"... I've got... "family matters". Those were the only 2 mainstream black family shows I remember from my childhood. Those were the only places I could watch people who looked like me, had hair like me, dealt with confusion about dating, family, growing up, and racism all at the same time.
Is that why the black community hesitates to shun abusers in our midst? Because we won't have any representation if we cut out the bad people? Or is it because we think we don't deserve better representation and we secretly believe the lies we've been fed about ourselves?
Is it a mix of both? Don't we deserve better? Both in terms of more representation and better role models?
Why don't we demand more for ourselves? Are we scared we don't deserve more or scared we won't get what we deserve?
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A continuation on Tuesday's episode discussing the queer community and how they are represented in the media. Last time, we talked about how whether television has succesfully or not, portrayed or at least included the LGBTQ+ community. Such as current airing shows, or past ones. In this episode, we'll see how the music industry has done when it came to representation. Famous musicians who are queer,the public's feedback, musicians who freely express they're queer friendliness, and the list goes on!
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You are looking to buy an apartment in New York City, the world's most dynamic and complicated market. You look at property ads online and you call the agent listed to view the property. Does that person work for you or the seller? What is agency? Why do buyers need their own agents?
Are you working in DC, is it taxation without representation or is it representation without results. This is election time and our politicians are claiming prosperity for you the community, simply to get your vote. We must understand how this transition of things work. And we in The Kingdom Culture Fellowship Ministries, will bring this awareness by way of this broadcast, from the book "Stop Killing Me Black Man"-Black on Black Death and Destruction by Rev. Anthony Martin. Dealing With the Black experience of what Black people do to themselves as well as our so call politicians false promises. We will play an exert of "The Ballad or The Bullet" by Malcolm X...to close out the show but over all give you the listener something to think about!
How many problems do you see when you look at society around you? Does the society you are being sold exist in reality? Or is it a disconnected dream towards the so-called "Perfect World". Are the prizes in this dream even accessible or do they fall into the "some day" category. No matter what dreams you may strive to, the same system can also sell you a tailored list of why those dreams are under threat.
So much airtime, bandwidth, column space, billboards and snail mail devoted to telling you exactly what the problems are. Regardless of your personal beliefs or convictions. There is plenty to go around, by design. Compartmentalization is a modern art form, keeping polar opposites locked in battle over.... nothing. The names change in the current edition of the same old wedge issue, but the rhetoric never does. And it takes its course. And nothing changes.
For all the connectivity speed of light global reach that happens, why do the same problems never go away? And why are the bigger systemic institutional problems hardly ever mentioned? Maybe it's because you are surrounded by Distraction Central.
Join @Subscatter and your host for discussion on the distraction industry. Already in a town near you.
In the history of television, there’s never been a more accurate representation of why so many professional, successful Africa American women remain single and have trouble finding love than the popular television series “Being Mary Jane”. If you missed our all time classic two night, 6 hour special where we discussed the many examples of Emotional Unavailability seen all throughout season 1, tune into “The Dedan Tolbert Show” TONIGHT at 9:00pm EST for a special rebroadcast. Also, look out for our upcoming two night, 6 hour special on Being Mary Jane Season 2. Listen 7 nights a week by calling 646 200 0366 or online worldwide at www.dedantolbertshow.com... “REAL Radio that Matters for over 10 Years”.
In the history of television, there’s never been a more accurate representation of why so many professional, successful Africa American women remain single and have trouble finding love than the popular television series “Being Mary Jane”. If you missed our all time classic two night, 6 hour special where we discussed the many examples of Emotional Unavailability seen all throughout season 1, tune into “The Dedan Tolbert Show” TONIGHT at 9:00pm EST for a special rebroadcast. Also, look out for our upcoming two night, 6 hour recap special on Being Mary Jane Season 2. Listen 7 nights a week by calling 646 200 0366 or online worldwide at www.dedantolbertshow.com... “REAL Radio that Matters for over 10 Years”.
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After missing a week of podcasting we are back and better than ever. We catch up on some major news as Dan gives the lowdown on what its like being a new father. (Yes there will be poop stories) We also discuss the Super Girl preview and give out thoughts. This leads to a discussion of the representation of women in the world of comic book movies and television.
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