CM – Bluey popped for « lack of variety »


One of Australia’s most popular children’s TV shows – ABC Bluey – has come under fire for not being diverse enough.

Although the hit cartoon revolves around the Brisbane family of blue and brown dogs, Beverley Wang, one of ABC’s in-house journalists, called the show for a lack of « representation. »

She asked where the « disabled, weird, poor, gender, colored dogs and single dog families » were in Blueys Brisbane.

« My question is, can Bluey be more representative? (And yes, I am aware Bluey’s Border Collie pal Mackenzie is from New Zealand.) » She wrote on ABC’s Everyday Life website.

« As a parent of color, I am always aware of the presence – or absence – of a different representation in children’s pop culture, what that means to children and what conversations we have about it. I sincerely believe it doesn’t have to be you » Others  » to think about it too.

“We live in a world where most of the main characters on children’s television are white. There are more animals than people with color protagonists who populate the pages of children’s books.

« Where are the disabled, queer, poor, gender, colored dogs and single dog families in Blueys Brisbane? When they’re in the background, let them come forward. (Maynard, voiced by Sean Choolburra, I’m looking at you.) »

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