Las Vegas’ Lesbian Wedding Commercial And The ‘Tolerance Trap’

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“Now and Then” is shamelessly soap, moving in for every queer person’s soft spot with heat-seeking precision: the homophobic parents, the shame, the emotional release of seeing accepted the little dyke we all root for. It seems like an important step for lesbian visibility in popular culture. So what’s the problem?

The problem is that tolerance is a trap, and the Visit Las Vegas Campaign wants to sell it to you.

Read the article at The Establishment.

Like ‘Dear White People’? Meet ‘Sincerely, the Black Kids’

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Sincerely, the Black Kids explores the real-life consequences facing Black student organizers when they show up, critique, and elicit change in the historically – and presently – white landscape of academia. This independent doc comes during a swell of millennial-driven media centering stories of Blackness as told by the young, talented, and Black.

INTO spoke with producer Shakira Refos and director Miles Iton about the making of Sincerely, the Black Kids.

Read the article at INTO.