Women's Issues Articles
Women's issues hilighted through celebrity pop culture including pay inequality, sexism, misogyny, role limitations with age, and other societal issues also present in Hollywood.
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Sherry Lansing used to be the head of Paramount, the first woman to head a Hollywood film studio. She has stories. She obviously can’t tell all of the stories. Or maybe even the best ones. But she’s sharing some of them in a new book, Leading Lady: Sherry Lansing and the Making of a Hollywood Groundbreaker. Full Story
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Ava DuVernay has been working on A Wrinkle In Time. The film’s budget is at least $100 million making her the first black woman to direct a movie of that size. She posted on Instagram the other day that principle photography is now complete and now they’re in post: Moving out of my trailer on set and into the edit bay. The next phase of WRINKLE IN TIME is about to begin! 🙌🏾 Full Story
In August 2015, almost a year before the all-female Ghostbusters was released, Duana wrote about an Instagram photo posted by Melissa McCarthy of the crew - all the women with their job titles specifically noted. Today Maria is nominating this post to revisit, on International Women’s Day, as we reflect on opportunities for women – and how women can create those opportunities for other women. Full Story
In Hayley’s words: I want to nominate Sasha and her post about her new venture Lost and Found Apothecary. Sasha took one of the most difficult times in her life and morphed it into something beautiful which should inspire all of us women to never give up, to take hard times and learn from them and to keep fighting for our dreams. Full Story