I wrote and edited arts and culture coverage for Mic, the premier news destination for young people. In my work there, I specialized in TV and film, with an emphasis on representation in pop culture. Read some sample clips at the links below.
- “This Is What “Gay Television” Has Become in the Past 15 Years — and How It All Began”
- “‘Falsettos,’ a new Broadway revival, helped me cope with my dad’s death”
- “‘BoJack Horseman’ and ‘Casual’ Depict Mental Health Conditions Honestly and Powerfully”
- “The Depiction of Gay Teens on ‘American Crime’ Is Unprecedented on TV”
- “Here’s Exactly How Much Movies About Women Make at the Box Office Versus Movies About Men”
- “The 2016 Tony Awards Were a Vital Reminder of Why Queer Art Matters”
- “‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 2’ Asks the Question: Is True Redemption Possible on Reality TV?”
- “The Oscars’ Decision to Diversify Membership Is Groundbreaking, Shocking and Necessary”
I also assigned and edited pieces for Mic‘s arts section, both from in-house staff writers and freelancers. Read some samples of my editing work at the links below.
- “100 Queer Characters of Color Who Show Why Hollywood Should — and Must — Diversify”
- Photographer Haley Morris-Cafiero Turns Bullying and Weight Bias on Their Heads to Inspire”
- “‘OITNB’ Star Samira Wiley on Alton Sterling’s Death: “We Need to Remember””
- “How ‘Billy on the Street’ Targets Gay Culture to Create One of TV’s Greatest Hits”