NETFLIX’S NEW REALITY DATING SHOW FEATURES LGBTI COUPLES & PEOPLE OF COLOR

Dating shows are a staple of the reality show genre. This Valentine’s Day (14 February), Netflixis getting in on the game with their own version, Dating Around. The big difference with Netflix’s iteration resides in its casting. Instead of the predominantly white, perfectly thin, and beautiful (per society’s standards) slew of people on shows like…

SEX EDUCATION’S NCUTI GATWA: ‘BLACK, GAY EXPERIENCE ISN’T OFTEN TOLD’

Ncuti Gatwa, who stars in Netflix’s hit show Sex Education, has said that it’s important to represent the experiences of the black, gay community because TV only offers a “narrow representation” of gay people. The 26-year-old star, who plays Eric, an openly gay black teen, told PinkNews that the acting world needs to have more diversity. Sex Education follows…