"Anything less than reflection of Latino superheroes and supervillains is just [a] reflection of a reality that doesn't exist." Although Latinx people helped build the world of comic books, they've often been left out of the pages. At the link in bio, @mtlajeunesse takes a closer look at Latinx representation throughout comic history. #LatinxHeritageMonth
#NationalComingOutDay is a celebration of being open and free about your identity—but it's a lot more complicated if you're not out yet. Thanks to the @trevorproject, there's now an *actual* handbook full of guidelines and advice on how to come out as LGBTQ 🏳️🌈 Read more at the link in bio. 📸: @laurenwithrow
The women of Marvel have spoken out about wanting a superhero film without men and honestly... same?? At the link in bio, @brielarson reveals how she took that call directly to the ones in charge (BRB crossing my fingers 🤞).
Myths about therapy include the harmful — but nevertheless present — belief that mental health is a character flaw. On #WorldMentalHealthDay, it's important to recognize that more than 47.6 million Americans have struggled with mental health to some degree. At the link in bio, four mental health professional and "therapy influencers" (@marielbuque, @drjennhardy, @nedratawwab, and @sitwithwhit) explain how they're using social media to break down stigma and barriers to therapy. 💗
“My vision for the future is a world where inclusion and diversity will not be a talking point, it will not be a subject for debate — it will just be our reality.” Meet Sinéad Burke (@thesineadburke). Sinéad, who has a common form of dwarfism called achondroplasia, is on a mission to make the fashion world more inclusive — while elevating different voices, bodies, and abilities in the process. 💗
In honor of National Bullying Prevention month, @teenvogue and @instagram have collaborated to share stories of #Advocates who are taking a stand against bullying and inspiring others worldwide. ✨
"When I look back, I want to know that I created my own imprint," Johanna Toruño (@johannareign) said. "I want to know that I did my best to take up space." At the link in bio, the creator of @theunapologeticallybrownseries talks to @teenvogue about being incarcerated at 15, creating rebellious art, and the beauty of black and brown queer folks.
"I'm still scared," says non-binary 10-year-old @dontactlikeyounaomi, "but these [dolls] make me less scared." At the link in bio, @tvstyle talks to 6 young people about the impact of @Mattel's new customizable, gender-neutral doll. ❣️ Would you have wanted a doll like this as a kid?