Why Female Representation in Video Games Is Important To Me

“Mommy, when are they coming out with a Gamegirl?” I posed this question to my mom when I was six, holding my prized red Gameboy in my hand. I’d noticed the “boy” in the title and wondered why on Earth my new favorite device came with a gender—did that mean it wasn’t intended for me?… Continue reading Why Female Representation in Video Games Is Important To Me

Not Queer Enough For You? On Gatekeeping in the LGBTQ Community

This is long, but it’s very important to me. Bear with me. As some of you know, last month I made a post on Twitter and Instagram on October 11, National Coming Out Day. It explicitly stated that I am demisexual (I’ll explain what this means further down) and pansexual (meaning I can be attracted to any gender). I’d… Continue reading Not Queer Enough For You? On Gatekeeping in the LGBTQ Community

I Don’t Regret Giving Up Acting: Some Darker Sides of Being a Child Actress

Today my sister directed me to a video in which Dylan Sprouse, one of the twins who starred in Disney Channel’s The Suite Life of Zack and Cody as well as its spin-off The Suite Life on Deck, explains why he and his brother quit working for Disney in favor of pursuing degrees at NYU. I’m not sure if the Sprouse twins… Continue reading I Don’t Regret Giving Up Acting: Some Darker Sides of Being a Child Actress