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.

To Be Awkward, Insecure and Black

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at June 24, 2016 15:19:49 June 24, 2016 15:19:49
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If you don't know Issa Rae's name, you should. If you don't know her name, you probably will this fall when Issa's first TV show Insecure debuts on HBO. For fans of actress, writer and my imaginary BFF Issa Rae, the show has been a long time coming. After gaining a huge following for her brilliant web series The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, there were rumours Issa would be getting her own show. Full Story

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Amber & Johnny: pre-hearing update

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 14, 2016 18:34:09 June 14, 2016 18:34:09
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Amber Heard and Johnny Depp are due in court on Friday for a restraining order hearing. Late last week it was reported that Laura Wasser, Johnny’s lawyer, wanted to depose Amber and her witness ahead of the court date. Full Story

Matt Damon & Ben Affleck: “Dickheads of the Decade”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 6, 2016 14:17:42 June 6, 2016 14:17:42
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The Spike Guys’ Choice Awards happened this weekend. The show will air on Spike on Thursday. Matt Damon and Ben Affleck received the Guys of the Decade Award and everybody was all excited about seeing them together again. This is what happened during their acceptance: “I think it goes without saying that this is an award Matt and I have been dreaming about since we were little boys,” (Ben) told the audience. Full Story

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Amber’s texts

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 3, 2016 15:37:51 June 3, 2016 15:37:51
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Yesterday I posted about the texts allegedly exchanged between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp’s assistant, Stephen Deuters, that seem to corroborate her claims that Johnny abused her repeatedly. Full Story

Kit Harington and sexism

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 1, 2016 20:21:34 June 1, 2016 20:21:34
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Kit Harington spoke to The Sunday Times and for some reason he talked about sexism. And this is what he offered on the subject: “I think there is a double standard. If you said to a girl, ‘Do you like being called a babe?’ and she said, ‘No, not really,’ she’d be absolutely right. Full Story

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The love story of Rachel and Quinn

Maria Posted by Maria at May 25, 2016 15:21:40 May 25, 2016 15:21:40
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Just yesterday, Lainey wrote about how workplace competition between females is often viewed as petty, unsupportive, disloyal and something that should be tampered down and hidden. This made me think of UnREAL, particularly Rachel and Quinn’s relationship, which mixes mentor/mentee, mother/daughter, enemy/friend, adversary/ally. Full Story

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