Diversity Blog

The Diversity blog brings you personal content in the voices of our talented contributors who share how they are making an impact within their community, at our company and in the world.

"Comfortable in My Own Clothes." by Tawana Briggs

Friday February 27, 2015 PM
“I don’t feel right ascribing to culturally normative ideals for my own gender, and once I was allowed to set fire to the rain that poured down on me, I was finally able to live as myself.” – Carmen via autostraddle.com As grey as identity is, society likes us to think that ... Read more...

"Where Do We Get Ideas From?" by Hannah Park

Tuesday January 27, 2015 PM
There is, amid blood and oil, milk and honey to be found flowing in the 24-hour news cycle. Inchoate thoughts take root when reading about people who make the news, and the many forms human nature takes. These thoughts are only shaped into embodiment by the characters who live in ... Read more...

"How TV Holiday Specials Made Me a Better Writer." by Greta Heinemann

Friday December 05, 2014 PM
When the end of the calendar year comes around, I am always especially happy to live in America. Back home in Bavaria, the holiday season always seemed to be a dreadful death march of the year that I, the lonely misfit, spent alone in front of the TV, watching countless ... Read more...

"So I'm a Writer Now, Right?" by Chris Maddox

Tuesday October 28, 2014 PM
When do you feel like you’ve arrived at being a bonafide writer? I took a while to come to terms with this, because I didn’t want to feel like I hijacked the title. For example, you can only say you are a doctor when you’re literally performing medical procedures, not ... Read more...

"Making Mirrors at CBS Entertainment Diversity" by Brennon Mendez

Monday August 04, 2014 PM
"You know how vampires have no reflections in a mirror? There's this idea that monsters don't have reflections in a mirror.  And what I've always thought isn't that monsters don't have reflections in a mirror. It's that if you want to make a human being into a monster, deny them, ... Read more...

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