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.

When Gwyneth speaks of the Blessing

February 10, 2017 15:39:45 Posted at February 10, 2017 15:39:45
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Jackson Lee/ Splash News, Dimitrios Kambouris/ Getty Images

Gwyneth Paltrow was in New York for Fashion Week yesterday, seated front row at the La Perla show. Gwyneth and La Perla’s creative director, Julia Haart, are collaborators. La Perla is sold on goop. Full Story

Kristen Stewart is “so gay”

February 6, 2017 14:02:10 Posted at February 6, 2017 14:02:10
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Jackson Lee/ Splash News, NBC/ Getty Images

When it was announced a few weeks ago that Kristen Stewart would be hosting Saturday Night Live, I wrote that I was excited, excited because I thought she was ready, ready to claim all that’s been said about her over the last decade, and laugh at her public persona, and then “swing the conversation in a new direction”. Full Story

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Dear Gossips,

Yesterday Roxane Gay tweeted out a link to the full text of the keynote address she recently delivered at Winter Institute about diversity – or, rather, how conversations about diversity have instead become conversations about absolution and will be meaningless without active learning and work, which requires us to be “uncomfortable”.  Read Full Intro

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Dear Gossips,

On this week’s episode of our Show Your Work podcast, Duana and I spent some time talking about Taylor Swift and the criticism she received after the Women’s March, specifically whether or not Taylor Swift can continue to be apolitical in these times, especially when her brand since 1989 has been about female empowerment.  Read Full Intro

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