Much of the media portrayed women as the typical stay home mom so it became hard for the society to steer away from this type of stereotype however, in the recent season of grey’s anatomy, we see derek shepard, dr grey’s husband, staying home to take care of the children while dr grey goes to work.
But grey’s is not the first prime-time dramatic series, or even more specifically, the first prime-time medical series to deploy race neutralization as a solution to racial inequity the television medical drama has a long history of grappling with american social changes in terms of race and gender.
Why grey’s anat omy is more important than ever the subsequent seasons continue to explore very real issues of race, gender, sexuality, as a mainstream tv show, grey’s anatomy has. Piccolo stated that, “ while it may seem like these television shows are separate from real life, grey’s anatomy does well in capturing the essence of real life with its characters” (piccolo, moving with the times: race, gender, and sexual orientation in grey's anatomy.
Grey’s anatomy’s expression of topics such as, gender and race in media is a huge attribute to the television series being so widely successful works cited cramer, linsay m.
A feminist textual analysis of meredith grey and cristina yang lauren wilks much has been researched and discussed in the scholarly realm of gender representation in media, and findings indicate that “knowledge of basic [social] roles provides many of the central characters in grey’s anatomy, a primetime television drama about. Grey’s anatomy shows that there are more people than just those who are white while race is very important to cover when talking about a television show, gender also plays a huge role in the diversity of television today there are actually more females than males in the main cast.