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.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Dear Gossips,

  John Lasseter is a big f-cking deal. John Lasseter is the head of Pixar. Pixar is a big f-cking deal. John Lasseter and Pixar make a lot of money for a lot of people. Think of all those movies – Toy Story, Frozen, Cars, Dory, etc etc etc.  Read Full Intro

Divesting from Lena Dunham

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at November 21, 2017 14:24:20 November 21, 2017 14:24:20
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Lena F-cking Dunham. I know, I know, I swear too much and I’ll have to apologize to my mother later for starting this piece with an expletive but the first words that come to mind when I think of Lena Dunham Full Story

Rihanna’s best invention 

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at November 17, 2017 17:47:20 November 17, 2017 17:47:20
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I would argue that Rihanna’s best invention was this GIF… … but instead of being honoured for perfecting the drive-by Boy Bye face, Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty has been named one of TIME’s 25 Best Inventions of 2017. Full Story

Get Out challenges award season

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 17, 2017 17:09:56 November 17, 2017 17:09:56
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Should we care about award season when Hollywood’s predator infestation is so far from being exterminated? Is award season trivial? Sure, parts of it. But there are some storylines that are playing out this award season that deserve our attention. Consider Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut and the acclaim it’s been getting. Full Story

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Batman, a Senator, Jeffrey…and Rocky too!

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 17, 2017 14:41:52 November 17, 2017 14:41:52
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It’s the season of giving. And that endless Hollywood Predator Advent Calendar keeps giving and giving and giving.  Yesterday it was revealed that Senator Al Franken, who used to be a writer and performer on Saturday Night Live, kissed and groped radio news anchor Leeann Tweeden while she was sleeping during an overseas USO tour in 2006. Full Story

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