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.

MILCK can’t keep quiet

January 23, 2017 15:38:16 Posted at January 23, 2017 15:38:16
Duana Posted by Duana

God, I love hearing stories from the Women’s March protests on Saturday. Marches? How do we properly grammaticize what happened across the globe this weekend? I’ve spent the last two days looking over my photos, your photos, which we LOVE that you are sending, those amazing aggregate photo essays from the New York Times, and anything else I can find. Full Story

Hidden Figures movie review

January 10, 2017 17:56:40 Posted at January 10, 2017 17:56:40
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen
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Hidden Figures had a big opening weekend. There are no words to express how happy this makes me. The fact that this film made money has power. It means that, hopefully, we’ll get to see more stories about the nameless, faceless women of colour who made history. As Lainey mentioned in her intro yesterday Full Story

Tracee Ellis Ross: Globes history

January 9, 2017 07:18:45 Posted at January 9, 2017 07:18:45
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Tracee Ellis Ross won the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Comedy, the first time an African-American woman has won in that category since Debbie Allen in 1983. That’s over 30 years. This is how she described her accomplishment backstage Full Story

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Casey Affleck’s week of winning

January 5, 2017 16:35:25 Posted at January 5, 2017 16:35:25
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Casey Affleck started the week, and 2017, at the Palm Springs Film Festival where he received the Achievement Award. On Tuesday he was in New York to accept the Best Actor Award from the New York Film Critics Circle where he read aloud some of the worst reviews of his career and people laughed. Full Story

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Men Discussing Women

December 15, 2016 15:21:14 Posted at December 15, 2016 15:21:14
Sarah Posted by Sarah

The Hollywood Reporter released their animation roundtable yesterday, which sounds thrilling, I know. The panel includes directors Byron Howard (Zootopia), Travis Knight (Kubo and the Two Strings), Garth Jennings (Sing), John Musker (Moana), Mark Osborne (The Little Prince), Mike Mitchell (Trolls), and Seth Rogen Full Story

Ryan Murphy puts his money where his mouth is

December 6, 2016 21:59:05 Posted at December 6, 2016 21:59:05
Sarah Posted by Sarah

Ryan Murphy has built a television empire, creating some of the most popular and most-watched television of the Peak Age, and now that he’s got some clout, he’s using it to put his money where his mouth is and deliver on a promise to hire more women behind the camera. Murphy started a foundation called Half earlier this year, and the goal is to support and promote diverse talent behind the camera on his array of shows. Full Story

Jessica Chastain in Toronto

December 6, 2016 16:22:29 Posted at December 6, 2016 16:22:29
Joanna Posted by Joanna
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Jessica Chastain loves to work, and she’s amazing at her job. She constantly brings her A-game on-screen, but she also knows how to be a top tier celebrity, which Lainey and I saw firsthand last night at the Miss Sloane premiere in Toronto. Full Story

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Amy Schumer is Imperfect Barbie

December 5, 2016 18:52:34 Posted at December 5, 2016 18:52:34
Sarah Posted by Sarah

Friday it was announced that Amy Schumer will star in a live-action Barbie movie, slated for 2018. A Barbie movie has been kicking around for a while, and the current treatment comes from Hilary Winston, a veteran of TV shows like My Name is Earl and Community, and who is also scripting The LEGO Ninjago Movie as part of the LEGO cinematic universe. Full Story