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.

Kristen Stewart is “so gay”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 6, 2017 14:02:10 February 6, 2017 14:02:10
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Jackson Lee/ Splash News, NBC/ Getty Images

When it was announced a few weeks ago that Kristen Stewart would be hosting Saturday Night Live, I wrote that I was excited, excited because I thought she was ready, ready to claim all that’s been said about her over the last decade, and laugh at her public persona, and then “swing the conversation in a new direction”. Full Story

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Dear Gossips,

Yesterday Roxane Gay tweeted out a link to the full text of the keynote address she recently delivered at Winter Institute about diversity – or, rather, how conversations about diversity have instead become conversations about absolution and will be meaningless without active learning and work, which requires us to be “uncomfortable”.  Read Full Intro

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Dear Gossips,

On this week’s episode of our Show Your Work podcast, Duana and I spent some time talking about Taylor Swift and the criticism she received after the Women’s March, specifically whether or not Taylor Swift can continue to be apolitical in these times, especially when her brand since 1989 has been about female empowerment.  Read Full Intro

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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Michael Stewart/ Getty Images

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