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.

The Avengers are TOO PEPPY

Sarah Posted by Sarah at April 23, 2015 18:51:14 April 23, 2015 18:51:14

We’ve said it before—the Avengers are the coolest club in Hollywood. When you put that group together, they’re a marketing flak’s wet dream. They sell themselves, they sell the movie, they sell the ongoing pop cultural domination of Marvel simply by showing up. Full Story

Shonda says “Normal is not innovative”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 14, 2015 15:11:05 April 14, 2015 15:11:05
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As you know, we have a lot of love for Shonda Rhimes here. Normally it’s Duana who gets to hog on loving Shonda. But she’s busy today. So I’m stealing this one from her and it’s big. Last night Shonda was named to the National Association of Broadcasting Hall Of Fame. And it’s not like I have to explain why but I will anyway: what would ABC be with Shondaland? There would be no TGIT. Full Story

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Shailene Woodley is a trailblazer…?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 23, 2015 15:37:16 March 23, 2015 15:37:16
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The MTV Movie Awards, hosted by Amy Schumer, are coming up. MTV has just announced that the Trailblazer Award will be presented to Shailene Woodley. So… They just invented this award in 2012: “The MTV Trailblazer Award recipient spearheads the way for others that work in the movie industry. Full Story

Amy Schumer’s SXSW breakout

Sarah Posted by Sarah at March 17, 2015 16:52:29 March 17, 2015 16:52:29
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Last month we saw the first trailer for Trainwreck, which is written by and stars comedian Amy Schumer, who also makes the super funny Inside Amy Schumer on Comedy Central. The trailer is promising and according to the excitement pouring out of SXSW, where Trainwreck premiered, the movie delivers. Full Story

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Emma Watson Shouting Brilliance In The Wind

Duana Posted by Duana at March 11, 2015 14:08:16 March 11, 2015 14:08:16
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One of my favourite Twitter feeds is “Probably A Feminist”, devoted to retweeting people who say things like “I’m not a feminist but women should get equal pay for equal work.” Or “I’m not a feminist but I believe in all the generally agreed-upon goals of feminism. Full Story

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Robin Wright on her “arrival”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 10, 2015 16:14:57 March 10, 2015 16:14:57

Do you watch House Of Cards? I’ve not started the new season yet – don’t spoil! I’ve also not started Kimmy Schmidt. There’s so much goddamn TV! So much GREAT goddamn TV! You know how people loved to watch Sue Sylvester on Glee for about 9 episodes until that sh-t got gimmicky and old? This is Robin Wright’s Claire Underwood on House Of Cards…except it never gets gimmicky and old. Full Story

Professor Clooney’s New York weekend

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 9, 2015 16:55:21 March 9, 2015 16:55:21
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Amal and George Clooney were out for dinner in New York this weekend. As you know, they’re in town because he’s shooting a movie there with Jodie Foster. Or you could say they’re in town because she’s now a visiting lecturer at Columbia’s Human Rights Institute. "It is an honour to be invited as a visiting professor at Columbia Law School alongside such a distinguished faculty and talented student pool. Full Story

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Angelina Jolie Pitt smiles in London

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 11, 2015 16:22:42 February 11, 2015 16:22:42
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As posted yesterday (click here for a refresher), it’s Angelina Jolie Pitt now, official. Here are some shots of her in London on Tuesday arriving at a meeting with William Hague, all business following the announcement of the launch of the Centre for Women, Peace and Security at the London School Of Economics. Full Story

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