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.

Mothers, Daughters, Rebels

August 26, 2015 17:52:23 Posted at August 26, 2015 17:52:23
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Today is Women’s Equality Day in the United States, marking the 95th anniversary of the 19th amendment to the US constitution, confirming women’s right to vote. So it makes sense that a new poster for Suffragette has just been released via EW.com Full Story

Glengarry Glen GREY

August 21, 2015 14:53:43 Posted at August 21, 2015 14:53:43
Sarah Posted by Sarah

When last we heard from the Fifty Shades movie-verse, EL James’s husband, Niall Leonard, had signed on to write the script for the sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker. Now we have an update—the search for a director is down to the negotiations stage, with James Foley emerging as the frontrunner. Full Story

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Miley’s titties and Taylor’s guns

August 10, 2015 14:52:53 Posted at August 10, 2015 14:52:53
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Miley Cyrus covers the new issue of Marie Claire ahead of hosting the MTV VMAs at the end of the month but also to talk about her Happy Hippie Foundation. Click here to watch the video at the bottom of the page to hear her talking about raising awareness for homelessness within the LGBT community, as young people struggle to find acceptance and cope with the rejection they experience in their homes, from their families. Full Story

Mindy Kaling, Confidence Evangelist

August 6, 2015 16:43:42 Posted at August 6, 2015 16:43:42
Duana Posted by Duana
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There’s nothing more clichéd to me than “PREACH!”. And yet, reading Mindy Kaling’s excerpt from her upcoming book in Glamour, about how to achieve confidence, there’s no other word for it. Let’s cut to the chase here: “Confidence is just entitlement…entitlement is simply the belief that you deserve something. Full Story

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Vanity Fair and the Swift Sisterhood

August 4, 2015 19:48:30 Posted at August 4, 2015 19:48:30
Lainey Posted by Lainey

The interview with Vanity Fair happened in London a few weeks ago, well before Nicki Minaj gave her some real talk on Twitter. At the time, if you recall, she was girl squading all over her stage. Serena Williams was there. Cara Delevingne and the model crew were there. At the time, Taylor was untouchable. Full Story

Monday, July 27, 2015

Dear Gossips,

At the time of this post, the New York Magazine website is down. They’ve tweeted that they’re experiencing technical difficulties and are trying to fix the problem. Maybe the problem is volume. Last night the magazine published its new cover story featuring 35 of Bill Cosby’s alleged victims, photographed face forward, and an empty chair, meant to symbolise women who’ve yet to come forward.  Read Full Intro

Amy Schumer’s brutal honesty is why she’s great

July 21, 2015 16:56:22 Posted at July 21, 2015 16:56:22
Sarah Posted by Sarah

We’ve seen the Star Wars-themed photoshoot already, and now GQ has released their cover profile of Amy Schumer for their comedy issue. They call her the “funniest, gutsiest comedian in America”, and the interview certainly backs up the gutsy claim. Interviewed while preparing for an HBO stand-up special, Schumer comes off as self-aware in the best way—she knows where she fits in the entertainment ecosystem but isn’t overly self-conscious about it. Full Story

Monday, July 13, 2015

Dear Gossips,

Serena. The Serena Slam. It happened. She’s 33 years old and it happened …again! Which, as you know, is an extraordinary achievement when you’re 20 and an even more extraordinary achievement at 30+ in an individual sport.  Read Full Intro

The Amy Schumer debate

June 30, 2015 17:34:58 Posted at June 30, 2015 17:34:58
Sarah Posted by Sarah

Amy Schumer is promoting her movie, Trainwreck, due in a couple weeks, which means she’s giving a lot of interviews and is very visible right now, which means we have a lot to talk about. Specifically, we have to have the sacred cow conversation again, because Schumer is being called out for her racial comedy and also her non-intersectional feminism Full Story