Gucci’s Spring/Summer 2017 runway presentation in Milan, as seen from an elaborate livestream, was over-the-top from the start. The crowd filtered into a huge mirrored room filled with smoke (get it?) and just barely lit with rose-colored light; the runway was one long, carpeted trademark Gucci stripe.
Autobiography, a movie-geek sensibility, and cultural reporting on the Bay Area equally inform 31-year-old director Justin Tipping’s debut Kicks. Based on Tipping’s own experience of being jumped for his sneakers but with references to Federico Fellini’s 8½, Lars von Trier’s Breaking the Waves, and Vittorio De Sica’s …
After months of customer complaints, AirBnB is finally instituting policies to address widespread reports of discrimination.
Three years ago, I made a trip to Sephora with one specific purpose in mind: to search for the perfect foundation. Surely, some mystical brown shade existed at the elusive nexus of “good” and “right.” Having spent most of my life wearing solely mascara and a resting bitch face, this was my first time hunting for just …
Uh oh! Good Morning America’s Amy Robach did not say the words she should have said Monday morning on television. During a live segment about diversity in Hollywood, Robach dropped the old “colored people” label and people noticed.
In The Hollywood Reporter’s latest cover story, queens and close buds Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay discussed their upcoming work collaborations and I bet you’ll never guess what else they talked about. Guess.
Black girls are often forgotten by the gaming industry, and Pokémon Go is no different.
In any discussions about diversity, people of color tend to bear the burden of the conversation when it should be the other way around. Black-ish creator and writer Kenya Barris was openly perturbed about this issue during a recent panel.
On Friday morning, Donald J. Trump, a walking staph infection, announced his new 13-member economic policy team, that includes several real estate investors, hedge fund managers, at least one poker player, a hot dog king, and not a single woman.
Miss Teen USA may have had the wherewithal to swap out the swimsuit competition for the more age-appropriate “athletic wear” contest, but organizers have still not quite achieved the level of awareness I’ve come to expect from the forward-thinking Miss Universe brand.
What does House Speaker Paul Ryan see when he looks at this photo? He sees his strong hairline. He sees his very straight teeth. He sees Windsor Knots and official congressional lanyards. He sees rows and rows of J. Crew.
A new study revealed what we probably all would have guessed about how disabilities are represented in media: Rarely, and usually not by people actually living with those disabilities.
For all the excitement over the opening of new seats on the Supreme Court, little attention is paid to the makeup of state courts. A new report from the American Constitution Society finally analyzed the demographics and found that the judges in these courts, who are in charge of presiding over 90 percent of the cases…
The ACLU is pushing for a bill that would provide tax relief to TV shows in New York for employing women and people of color as writers and directors.
At the top of Sunday night’s show, host James Corden joked that the Tony Awards would be much more diverse than the Oscars—but it wasn’t just a joke. Black performers won all four musical acting categories at the Tonys for the first time in the show’s history.
Aziz Ansari’s Netflix series Master of None managed to pull off what Hollywood considers a miraculous task: a successful show featuring a cast and crew that reflects the real world. Aziz used his Peabody Awards speech on Saturday to take a few shots at the establishment on the issue of diversity.
During an Emmy panel hosted by Deadline, Jane the Virgin star Gina Rodriguez and showrunner Jennie Snyder Urman discussed what will happen once Jane Villanueva finally tosses out that crumpled white flower that Abuela Alba gave her and gets down and dirty with one of her many suitors.
On Thursday afternoon, President Barack Obama visited the University of Chicago Law School to continue to exhort congressional Republicans to reconsider their Supreme Court obstructionism.
In a most unusual role reversal, Hamilton could be in trouble over a casting call that seeks “non-white” actors and appears to violate human rights law.