Tag: diverse books

The Standard of Mattering Part 2 — Three Weeks Later

Stalled Podcast Tavinda Media S2E4

On this second representation episode, Nan and Octavia dive into a conversation about women and LGBTQ folks in media. They discuss the Bechdel Test, and come clean about books and movies they love that don’t make the Bechdel cut. Nan gets vulnerable about the…

The Standard of Mattering Part 1 – It Was Your Dream, not Your Butt

Stalled the Podcast Tavinda Media

This week, Nan & Octavia finally take on the beautifully intimidating and critically important beast: representation in literature. Part 1 of this multi-part series focuses on the need for racial representation. The authors talk about how the void in diverse character casting in literature,…