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.

Monday, July 25, 2016

Dear Gossips,

I’m not finished talking about Ghostbusters yet. My friend Lorella and her husband took their two sons, 12 and 8, to the movies this weekend. It was between The Secret Life Of Pets and Ghostbusters. When it was time for Lorella to vote, she told her kids that she was voting for Ghostbusters because some people are against it and she wanted to show support with her money.  Read Full Intro

The Old Boys’ Club is dying

July 22, 2016 14:59:28 Posted at July 22, 2016 14:59:28
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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In November of 2014, comedian Hannibal Buress told a joke during a set, calling out the decades of rape allegations made against Bill Cosby. At the time, though a lot of people were glad to see the wheels of justice finally turning in favor of the victims, many lamented that it took a man’s voice to accomplish what dozens of women couldn’t. Full Story

No Gossip Christmas for Leslie Jones

July 19, 2016 12:14:18 Posted at July 19, 2016 12:14:18
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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While most of us on social media were opening the gossip gift that Kanye West’s wife dropped on us yesterday, it was not Gossip Christmas for Leslie Jones. For Leslie Jones, it was actually hell. Full Story

To Be Awkward, Insecure and Black

June 24, 2016 15:19:49 Posted at June 24, 2016 15:19:49
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen
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Jerod Harris/ Benjamin Marker/ Getty Images

If you don't know Issa Rae's name, you should. If you don't know her name, you probably will this fall when Issa's first TV show Insecure debuts on HBO. For fans of actress, writer and my imaginary BFF Issa Rae, the show has been a long time coming. After gaining a huge following for her brilliant web series The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, there were rumours Issa would be getting her own show. Full Story

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Amber & Johnny: pre-hearing update

June 14, 2016 18:34:09 Posted at June 14, 2016 18:34:09
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Amber Heard and Johnny Depp are due in court on Friday for a restraining order hearing. Late last week it was reported that Laura Wasser, Johnny’s lawyer, wanted to depose Amber and her witness ahead of the court date. Full Story