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.

Carey gives the best answer

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 1, 2015 14:05:29 October 1, 2015 14:05:29

Carey Mulligan covers the new ELLE UK ahead of the release Suffragette in which she stars alongside Meryl Streep and Helena Bonham Carter. This is the magazine’s feminism issue. And this week, many of you have been emailing me about Meryl and Marion Cotillard, and their responses to questions about being feminists. Full Story

Charlize Theron for the girls

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 29, 2015 15:25:57 September 29, 2015 15:25:57
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Charlize Theron has been in New York the last few days. She spoke at the Clinton Global Initiative on Sunday and yesterday she was at the Social Good Summit in support of the Let Girls Learn campaign led by Barack and Michelle Obama. Today she’s expected to join Flotus at The Power of an Educated Girl panel at the Apollo Theatre. Full Story

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Jon Stewart’s Farewell Emmys

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 21, 2015 12:55:01 September 21, 2015 12:55:01
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Here is another case of the Emmys making themselves irrelevant by giving trophies to the same people over and over. I get it—Jon Stewart’s tenure at The Daily Show is over, and his wins for Outstanding Writing in a Variety Series and Outstanding Variety Series are his send-off from the television academy. Full Story

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Beyonce speaks the day after Bey Day

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 8, 2015 12:25:03 September 8, 2015 12:25:03
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That almost sounds biblical. It was Beyonce’s birthday on Friday. As you saw, it was pretty much an international holiday – click here for a refresher. What happens on December 13? Does Tay Day start trending on Twitter too? Anyway, here’s how Beyonce acknowledged the worldwide outpouring of adoration in honour of her 34th:   Thank you from the bottom of my heart for all my birthday wishes. 🎂🎈💙🐝 Full Story

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Miley, the Heir to Sex?

Maria Posted by Maria at September 2, 2015 17:15:55 September 2, 2015 17:15:55

There have been so many pop stars that have quickly been crowned, “The Next Madonna.” Britney, Christina (in her Dirrty phase), Lady Gaga, Rihanna, and now, Miley. Madonna had the white wedding dress at MTV, Miley had the foam finger. Madonna had the gondola in Venice, Miley has the Wrecking Ball. Full Story

Mothers, Daughters, Rebels

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

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

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

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

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

Duana Posted by Duana at August 6, 2015 16:43:42 August 6, 2015 16:43:42
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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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