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🏩 women in stem! ⠀

just a couple of our favorite women in stem. ⠀

we’ve found that positive representations of women on the screen in stem roles encourage girls to purse stem careers! ⠀

who are some of your favorite stem characters and role models? ⠀
#seeitbeit⠀

16 hours ago comment 18 star 1,170


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upon hearing the historic news about bowen yang becoming the first east asian cast member of saturday night live, i was overjoyed. it’s about d**n time—bowen’s made history! he belongs in 17.21 men, a league of extraordinary asian-pacific islander men.

by now, i’m sure you’ve heard the other snl news. i refuse to mention one of the new cast members by name, but he’s cast a shadow on what should be a celebratory time. in his non-apology, this racist (misogynist, and homophobe) talks about taking risks in his comedy. the very people he targeted are the ones who actually took risks—ones who (or whose parents, grandparents, great-grandparents) risked their lives to come to a country that didn’t want them. see: yellow peril, people v. hall, chinese exclusion act, immigration act of 1924 (oriental exclusion act), lum v. rice, anti-filipino riot of 1930, and executive order 9066, just to name a few. continuing to marginalize us now in 2019, and being given such a huge platform as snl, is irresponsible and dangerous. i’m reminded of these powerful images from the 1970s. we continue to fight almost 50 years later for recognition, representation, and visibility.
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♀from the 17.21 archives: july 22, 2017
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members of the association of asian pacific american artists (aapaa) protesting yellowface in hollywood, 1970s (but still relevant and happening today)
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photos courtesy of public radio international (pri)

#asianamerica #asianamerican #asianvisibility #representationmatters #bowenyang #snl #whitewashing #yellowface #wedonttalkinfortunecookie #1721men

2 days ago comment 24 star 1,979

Wow the accuracy 🙋🏽‍♀️🗣 (via @shanavedu )

3 days ago comment 85 star 6,256

We couldn't let the #dmxchallenge go by with out a mini version. hope you like it!

3 days ago comment 187 star 1,927

😎 “you’re not gonna give up on me, are ya?”⠀

the deauville film festival will be showing "thelma & louise.” and our very own geena will be honored with a talent award! ⠀

along with showing the classic and iconic “thelma & louise” they will also be showcasing the industry changing @thischangeseverythinghollywood with a q&a with geena to follow.⠀

what’s your favorite scene in thelma and louise? ⠀

let us know and learn more about the deauville film festival below:⠀
https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.france24.com/en/20190905-france-women-american-film-festival-deauville-deneuve-stewart-davis

6 days ago comment 75 star 3,446

Just in case you need this reminder today

2 weeks ago comment 14 star 1,001

“can you paint with all the colors of the wind? ✨💙🍃🍂🍃💜✨
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fun fact about me! i’m part native american on my mother’s side, specifically cherokee. in the cherokee tribe, women can hold the title as peace chief! 🧡
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pocahontas is a fantastic leader in her film. she carries so much power, goes against the grain, and still does it all through peace! 😁✌🏾💟” @pernelllanghorne
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#genderbenddisney #representationmatters #princessboybounds #disneybound #thedisneybound #genderbender #genderbending #disneybounding #genderbent #disneybounddaily #genderbendcosplay #disneystyle #disneyfashion #disney #disneyprincess #pocahontas

Yesterday comment 13 star 829

When i was little, i always wanted to be like my white friends & the white women in all the hair commercials. -
with their pin straight hair, & their perfect english. -
raised in a household where spanish was the only language we used to communicate with each other, i had to teach myself english & deal with the accent that didn't want to part ways with me. -
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now that i’m older, there’s nothing i want more than to embrace my curls & my accented english.-
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sometimes i’d pray that i’d wake up with straight hair because i felt like my hair was too curly & unruly. i can’t help but think that if there were more women on the tv that looked like me & had hair like mine i would’ve loved my hair a lot more growing up.-
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all i’m saying is representation matters!-
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it makes me happy to know we have a lot more natural hair on television now & on runways & just in everyday life settings.
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if i tagged you it’s bc you’ve helped me embrace my curls and i know i’m not the only one who feels that way. 💛
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who else agrees? or had a similar story growing up?
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#curlynaturalhair #representationmatters #curlyhaircommunity #curlsunderstood #curlslikeus #blessedwithcurls #curlyhairconfession #naturalhaircommunity #naturalhair #naturalcurls #embraceyourcurls #embraceyourself #hifeliciahelped #curlynaturalhair #curlygirlmethod

3 days ago comment 36 star 862