Quote of the Day: Shonda Rhimes: "I Make TV Look Like the

March 16, 2015 8:07 PM

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Quote of the Day: Shonda Rhimes: "I Make TV Look Like the

"I really hate the word 'diversity,'" announced Shonda Rhimes at the Human Rights Campaign Gala this past Saturday. The "Scandal" creator and "How to Get Away With Murder" producer was honored for her honest, inclusive, and three-dimensional depictions of gay characters on those shows -- but she resisted labeling her casts 'diverse.'"

"[Diversity] suggests something... other," Rhimes declared. "As if it is something... special. Or rare. Diversity! As if there is something unusual about telling stories involving women and people of color and LGBTQ characters on TV. I have a different word: normalizing. I’m normalizing TV. I am mak...

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