Equality Issues Articles

Equality issues hilighted through celebrity pop culture including pay inequality, sexism, misogyny, role limitations with age, and other societal issues also present in Hollywood.

Pitching Into The Abyss

Duana Posted by Duana at June 15, 2018 17:10:56 June 15, 2018 17:10:56
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It started with one badass. Well. Many badasses.    When Variety published their panelists for “A Night In The Writers Room”, there were 12 showrunners named – including 11 men. Names you know, like Judd Apatow and Michael Schur and David Shore. This was obviously bullsh-t, and was called out as such by women in TV everywhere – including many, many female showrunners. Full Story

Brie Larson Speaks Out

Sarah Posted by Sarah at June 15, 2018 15:07:58 June 15, 2018 15:07:58
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I would like to get through one goddamn week without something in the world being on fire, because frankly, I am f*cking exhausted of constantly having to beg to be recognized as an equal member of society. Please pay me the same, please give me the same opportunities, please don’t harm me. Just let women do more stuff, pay us fairly for our work, and stop f*cking murdering us when we say “no”. Full Story

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Awkwafina summer and Annie’s new stylist

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 6, 2018 16:02:42 June 6, 2018 16:02:42
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Of the eight members of Ocean’s 8, Awkwafina aka Nora Lum, is the one who, you could say, is new to this. As she told The Guardian last year, “There are definitely people who are confused that I was cast – I was confused. They are a group of idols. Full Story

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Issa Rae, for the culture 

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at June 5, 2018 17:08:22 June 5, 2018 17:08:22
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Let me tell you all the ways I love Issa Rae. She's given me a lot of reasons to love her lately. First, let's start with the CFDAs. She hosted the awards, looking flawless per usual, rocking the sh-t out of a Pyer Moss gown. The gown is great but it's the belt that I want to focus on. Issa's belt reads: Every N---- is a Star  The belt was Pyer Moss designer Kerby Jean-Raymond's idea. Full Story

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The Cannes Women’s March

Sarah Posted by Sarah at May 14, 2018 13:16:01 May 14, 2018 13:16:01
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Eva Husson’s Girls in the Sun premiered at Cannes on Saturday, one of only three films in competition directed by a woman. Before the premiere, jury president Cate Blanchett led a march of 82 women up the famous red Palais steps. Full Story

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