The Academy Awards have long been criticized for their lack of diversity in their Oscars nominations. This research explores the consequences of the Academy’s Oscars nominations on Hollywood through a case study of Little Women (2019).
Black queer people have different experiences than White queer people. On TikTok, Black queer creators have made videos concerning three topics surrounding the black queer identity: representation, different gender norms and White privilege.
The new phenomena created by diet culture are investigated in light of the promotion of 'weight-loss teas' by companies and influencers who create a discourse focused on body weight health on social media platforms such as TikTok.
The case of Anne Lister will show us how difficult it can be for a public figure to control their image. To establish how identity is fashioned, concepts of life writing and self-fashioning have been used to analyse Anne Lister's diaries.
In this paper the impact of the coming-out video posted by Nikkie de Jager (NikkieTutorials) will be discussed, focussing on the impact of the video on Nikkie de Jager's success and popularity as an influencer.