It’s time for another message on our one-of-a-kind, state-of-the-art Feminist Answering Machine! This one comes to us courtesy of writer Mallory Ortberg, who has thoughts she wants to share about Disney’s Mulan, and no, they have nothing to do with a certain sauce McDonald’s released in conjunction with the film that’s been making something of a stir lately. They has to do with the film’s casting.
For more about Hollywood’s long history of whitewashing, check out our FREQ Show episode on the topic. And don’t miss the previous message on our FAM from the amazing musical artist S▲MMUS, discussing how she’s sometimes treated on tour at the very venues where she’s performing.