National Arab American Heritage Month

What is National Arab American Heritage Month? (credit to our recent MEDIAGIRLS post on Instagram, Facebook, & Twitter) This month is National Arab American Heritage Month (NAAHM), and we at MEDIAGIRLS would like to take the time to acknowledge the significance of this month-long observance. Most essentially, we would like to see how it is […]

MCU Deaf Representation

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is receiving a lot of praise over the release of its newest film, Eternals. In an attempt to not spoil the film for those who have not seen it yet, the film has given many of us something we’ve been waiting a long time for. It’s known that the film provides […]

#carefreeblackgirls

If you haven’t heard of #carefreeblackgirls before, don’t fret. The hashtag has reappeared even stronger in Zeba Blay’s new book, an essay collection, Carefree Black Girls: A Celebration of Black Women in Popular Culture. Originally coined by Blay on Twitter in 2013, the hashtag reminds its audience of the power and strength of black girlhood […]

What JoJo Siwa Coming Out Means for LGBT+ Representation

In a TikTok lip syncing to Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” and wearing a sweatshirt with the words “Gay Cousin” on it, JoJo Siwa, 17-year-old popstar and teen sensation came out to the world. If you don’t happen to have any preteen daughters or are over the age of 13, you may not know who […]