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.

Kit Harington and sexism

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 1, 2016 20:21:34 June 1, 2016 20:21:34
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Kit Harington spoke to The Sunday Times and for some reason he talked about sexism. And this is what he offered on the subject: “I think there is a double standard. If you said to a girl, ‘Do you like being called a babe?’ and she said, ‘No, not really,’ she’d be absolutely right. Full Story

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The love story of Rachel and Quinn

Maria Posted by Maria at May 25, 2016 15:21:40 May 25, 2016 15:21:40
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Just yesterday, Lainey wrote about how workplace competition between females is often viewed as petty, unsupportive, disloyal and something that should be tampered down and hidden. This made me think of UnREAL, particularly Rachel and Quinn’s relationship, which mixes mentor/mentee, mother/daughter, enemy/friend, adversary/ally. Full Story

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Working with auteurs made Chloe Sevigny hate directors

Sarah Posted by Sarah at May 17, 2016 15:32:01 May 17, 2016 15:32:01
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Chloe Sevigny is doing the rounds for her new movie, Love & Friendship, and while promoting it she gave an interview to The Guardian in which she says that working with auteurs has given her “a total disdain for directors” that is “very strong, very deep”. Full Story

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Is it bad to be Becky?

Duana Posted by Duana at April 27, 2016 17:14:11 April 27, 2016 17:14:11
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It happens to all of us eventually—I got into a Twitter fight with Iggy Azalea, and I won. Okay, no. Not exactly. What actually happened is that Azalea, who is…exhausting, at best… got offended when someone referred to her as ‘Becky’. Full Story

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Kelly Ripa returns

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 26, 2016 15:29:36 April 26, 2016 15:29:36
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In my post about Kelly Ripa last week, I wrote that they set her up to fail. Click here for a refresher. “They” would be the network executives, who thought it would be a good idea to not tell her that they were making a profound change to her show – you know, the one WITH HER NAME ON IT – without telling her. Full Story

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Lemonade: Beyoncé’s Black Feminist Declaration

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at April 25, 2016 13:31:35 April 25, 2016 13:31:35

It is important that the word ‘black’ is in this headline. A few outlets have omitted that word from the bolded titles of their respective Lemonade reviews. They’ve focused on the visual album’s Southern Gothic influences, the fashion, and Becky. Yes, all of those things are worthy of note but above all else, Lemonade is a love letter to black women. Full Story

Drama at Live!

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 21, 2016 16:56:24 April 21, 2016 16:56:24
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I’m sure you’ve heard about what’s happening at Live! with Kelly and Michael. Kelly Ripa apparently found out after the show on Tuesday that Michael Strahan Full Story