‘Star Wars,’ Women & Diversity—Is Hollywood Giving Us What We Want?

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Shawn Henfling explores the diversity in our favorite films. Is this what we want, or just what Hollywood thinks we want?

The GOP Wedding Dress Ad Fiasco Explained

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Having diversity in decision making bodies isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s often the smart thing to do as well.

What’s Blood Got to Do With It?

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Co-founder of FOLX, Justin Levesque, discusses using arts to create inclusiveness at the crossroads of illness, masculinity, and identity.

Taking on “That’s So Gay!”

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When “that’s so gay” becomes a teachable moment for mom

What Makes You a Man? [video]

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The answer to the question depends on who’s talking.

The Mills Of The Gods : Marvel Making Positive Changes

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Alex Yarde looks at Marvel’s recent diversity moves with cautious optimism.

Google Needs To Take The Lead In Changing Tech’s Diversity Challenge

Google Needs To Take The Lead In Changing Tech’s Diversity Challenge

Dr. Vibe asks Sherman Mays about what Google should do change the lack of diversity in its employee ranks.

There is Good News About Somalia

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Social Justice Editor Wilhelm Cortez talks about his experience working with students from Somalia.

Justice Versus Equality, Simplified

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What does equality really look like? Does it appear any different when compared to justice?

Support #DadsRead and #WeNeedDiverseBooks Because Reading to Your Kids Is FUN

Support #DadsRead and #WeNeedDiverseBooks Because Reading to Your Kids Is FUN

Navdeep Singh Dhillon loves reading with his kids and praises recent campaigns that encourage fathers to seek out enriching and unique reading experiences with their kids.

The Unbearable Whiteness of National Public Radio

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One member of the ‘Barbershop’ wonders how NPR could have been so short-sighted as to cancel the critically-praised show ‘Tell Me More’, hosted by Michel Martin.

Call for Submissions: LGBT Pride Month – The Stories of Older Men

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We’re looking for gay, bisexual, and transgender men 40+ to tell their stories, to celebrate who they are and where they’ve come from, to share what they’ve learned and where they’re going.

Call for Submissions: LGBT Pride and LGBT Book Month

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We’re looking for gay, bi-sexual, and transgender youth to tell their stories; to embrace this month by celebrating their sexual identity and gender identification, sharing how gender diversity is a gift, and reinforcing that sexual orientation and gender identity are inherent.

Challenging “Normal”: Why Non-Token Diversity in Kids’ Storytelling Is Important

Challenging “Normal”: Why Non-Token Diversity in Kids’ Storytelling Is Important

Navdeep Singh Dhillon argues that, all too often in books, movies, and TV shows for children, non-white characters are only defined by their “otherness.”

Rihanna Scores Lead Role In First 3D-Animated Film Starring Black Heroine

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Dreamworks Animation finally breaks the 3D color barrier (unless you count green).

Could Leonardo DiCaprio Finally Land His Oscar if He Stars in the Steve Jobs Biopic?

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Will Leo’s latest spin as a rich white guy finally land him a golden statue?