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.

Gabrielle Union stands up

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at September 6, 2016 15:35:20 September 6, 2016 15:35:20
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On Friday, the LA Times released an op-ed written by Gabrielle Union. Its headline: 'Birth of a Nation' actress Gabrielle Union: I cannot take Nate Parker rape allegations lightly. Full Story

Nate Parker apologizes

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at August 31, 2016 13:23:51 August 31, 2016 13:23:51
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We aren’t done talking about Nate Parker. In an exclusive in-depth interview with Ebony released over the weekend, Parker addressed, as Ebony calls it, the “growing firestorm surrounding his 1999 rape allegation.” Nate Parker spoke with senior editor Britni Danielle for 25 minutes about consent, toxic masculinity and male privilege. Full Story

Beyoncé spent the money

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 29, 2016 15:01:59 August 29, 2016 15:01:59
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Where do you start? Where do you start?!? It was always a given that Beyoncé, with 11 nominations, would be attending the VMAs. They only confirmed that she would be performing the day before as the LA Times Full Story

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Amy Schumer, Again

Sarah Posted by Sarah at August 26, 2016 17:28:06 August 26, 2016 17:28:06
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It’s been a rough couple of weeks for Amy Schumer. Just as her first book, The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo, was being released, a writer on Inside Amy Schumer, Kurt Metzger, went off on social media about rape survivors and rape culture. Full Story

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Dear Gossips,

On the latest Sasha Answers podcast, posted yesterday, we heard from “Lost Teenager” who is about to become a sophomore in high school. She liked a boy who liked her back, and this surprised her because he’s cool and popular and everyone likes him and she didn’t think she was his type.  Read Full Intro