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.

Babysitting Angelina

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 29, 2017 15:32:04 March 29, 2017 15:32:04
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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

Ava DuVernay, the great leader

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 23, 2017 15:14:26 March 23, 2017 15:14:26
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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

Nobody asked you

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 10, 2017 16:51:31 March 10, 2017 16:51:31
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Yeah but Justin Timberlake has to be part of it. And because he’s Justin Timberlake, this time he’s part of it when it’s conveniently too late. So here’s what JT tweeted the other day: That Calvin Harris/Frank Ocean/Migos tho. Full Story

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Dear Gossips,

Today is International Women’s Day. And a “Day Without Women”. Many women around the world are striking, participating in marches, gathering together in support of gender equality, of each other. And wearing red to show solidarity.  Read Full Intro

Maria nominates: Duana’s Ghostbusters crew

Duana Posted by Duana at March 8, 2017 21:07:27 March 8, 2017 21:07:27

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

Hayley nominates: Sasha’s Lost and Found

Sasha Posted by Sasha at March 8, 2017 21:03:39 March 8, 2017 21:03:39

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