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.

MILCK can’t keep quiet

Duana Posted by Duana at January 23, 2017 15:38:16 January 23, 2017 15:38:16

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

Hidden Figures movie review

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at January 10, 2017 17:56:40 January 10, 2017 17:56:40
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Hidden Figures had a big opening weekend. There are no words to express how happy this makes me. The fact that this film made money has power. It means that, hopefully, we’ll get to see more stories about the nameless, faceless women of colour who made history. As Lainey mentioned in her intro yesterday Full Story

Casey Affleck’s week of winning

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 5, 2017 16:35:25 January 5, 2017 16:35:25
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Wenn, Dimitrios Kambouris/ Jamie McCarthy/ Mike Coppola/ Mark Sagliocco/ Patricia Schlein/ Star Max/ Getty Images

Casey Affleck started the week, and 2017, at the Palm Springs Film Festival where he received the Achievement Award. On Tuesday he was in New York to accept the Best Actor Award from the New York Film Critics Circle where he read aloud some of the worst reviews of his career and people laughed. Full Story

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Men Discussing Women

Sarah Posted by Sarah at December 15, 2016 15:21:14 December 15, 2016 15:21:14

The Hollywood Reporter released their animation roundtable yesterday, which sounds thrilling, I know. The panel includes directors Byron Howard (Zootopia), Travis Knight (Kubo and the Two Strings), Garth Jennings (Sing), John Musker (Moana), Mark Osborne (The Little Prince), Mike Mitchell (Trolls), and Seth Rogen Full Story

Ryan Murphy puts his money where his mouth is

Sarah Posted by Sarah at December 6, 2016 21:59:05 December 6, 2016 21:59:05
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Ryan Murphy has built a television empire, creating some of the most popular and most-watched television of the Peak Age, and now that he’s got some clout, he’s using it to put his money where his mouth is and deliver on a promise to hire more women behind the camera. Murphy started a foundation called Half earlier this year, and the goal is to support and promote diverse talent behind the camera on his array of shows. Full Story