Ashtyn Law is a freelance writer living in Ohio. Focusing on film, she spends much of her days watching and analyzing film and television and also writing screenplays.

Disability Dilemmas on TV: Quick to Cure on Chicago Med

I currently watch every Dick Wolf show on TV and I am here to say that it is time to add more disabled writers to the writers room because the stories focusing on disability are unrealistic, haphazard, and disappointing.

The Problem Isn’t Your Autistic Child…It’s You

If you can't accept your child they way they were born, consider getting a dog instead. You shouldn't be raising humans if unconditional love is a difficult concept for you to grasp.

The Fall TV Lineup: NBC Edition

NBC has a full lineup of new shows coming out, including at least one new Chicago show. Of those coming out, I'm most excited about This is Us, Emerald City, and Midnight, Texas.

The Fall TV Lineup: FOX Edition

FOX has some pretty decent shows coming out this fall. Some of my favorites on my 'must watch' list include Prison Break, Pitch, and Star, though I'm seriously considering checking out Making History, too.

The Fall TV Lineup: CW Edition

CW kept almost the entire lineup they had last year, which means they only have a few new shows coming out this year. Among them are a cute fantasy rom-com, a remake, and a new take on the Archie comics gang.

The Fall TV Lineup: CBS Edition

Eight new shows will be added to the CBS lineup this fall and during the midseason. I'm ready to skip most of the comedy offerings, but they do have a few dramas that look pretty promising.

The Fall TV lineup: ABC Edition

As a television junkie, my favorite time of year is when Game of Thrones comes out. Actually, that’s kind of true…or maybe The Walking Dead…or Shameless. Well, you get the point. Really though, it’s in the fall. I love autumn leaves and pumpkin and all that jazz. I also love checking out the new TV shows, because let’s face it, I only have about 300 or so on my Netflix queue waiting for me to watc...

Why We Need Feminism: Sexism at the Olympics

Having more women in the Olympics should definitely be cause to celebrate! Yet despite all of these strong and talented women, more and more commentators keep doing and saying sexist things and that needs to change.

My Favorite Feminist Characters on TV in 2016

There are a lot of strong, feminist characters on TV right now. Honestly, there are plenty more than I've added in this list. These are some of my favorites, but make sure to let me know yours!

Creating a Female-Led Environment Doesn’t Make Your Show Feminist

Just because your show is filled with female characters or is a female driven show it doesn't make it inherently feminist. In fact sometimes, it's just the opposite.

When it Comes to Disability, It’s Not Your Story to Tell…

I know you love them, but when it comes to your disabled loved one, it's best to remember that the stories that need to be told should be coming from them.

From Bechdel & Beyond: The Film Tests You Need to Know

The purpose of tests like The Bechdel Test is not to point out whether the substance of a film is good or not, it's to point out that even with the simplest of requirements, Hollywood can still fail people in marginalized communities.

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