Equality Issues Articles

Equality issues hilighted through celebrity pop culture including pay inequality, sexism, misogyny, role limitations with age, and other societal issues also present in Hollywood.

Adele Lim Won’t Be ‘Soy Sauce’ in Crazy Rich Asians Sequels 

Duana Posted by Duana at September 5, 2019 20:36:02 September 5, 2019 20:36:02
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Writer Adele Lim has left the Crazy Rich Asians sequels, after being offered a fraction of co-writer Peter Chiarelli’s salary. What’s crazy is that if you dissect this story – a THR exclusive by writer Rebecca Sun - every single part of it makes theoretical sense within Hollywood business practices, yet the overall result is shockingly wrong. Full Story

Are You the One? – The First Actually Queer Dating Show

Prem Posted by Prem at August 19, 2019 19:32:53 August 19, 2019 19:32:53

I know I’m really late to this party, but if you haven’t been watching this season of Are You the One?, you are seriously missing out on the best reality TV right now. It’s been a hot minute since both Love Island UK and Love Island USA finished, so like me, you’re probably looking for something else to whet your trashy dating show appetite. Full Story

A$AP Rocky returns home 

Melayna Posted by Melayna at August 6, 2019 14:05:24 August 6, 2019 14:05:24
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Rapper A$AP Rocky (real name Rakim Mayers) and two members of his crew were held in a Swedish prison for almost a month stemming from a June 30th street fight in Stockholm that was documented (at least partially) on video. On its face, it seems like Rocky was attempting to deescalate the fight when the video begins. Full Story

Antoine Fuqua is the one who’s married 

Melayna Posted by Melayna at July 30, 2019 19:33:15 July 30, 2019 19:33:15
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Last week, we saw a messy cheating scandal unfold. Paparazzi caught Nicole Murphy kissing director Antoine Fuqua, husband to actress Lela Rochon, in Italy. We are thirsty in these Black gossip and Twitter streets so we immediately judged the kiss as romantic, and just as quickly as Nicole put out this statement Full Story

Meghan Markle’s British Vogue

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 29, 2019 13:58:10 July 29, 2019 13:58:10

For weeks we’ve known that Meghan Markle would be involved with the September issue of British Vogue and now we’re beginning to see the work, as she is the first in British Vogue history to guest-edit the September issue, collaborating with editor-in-chief, Edward Enninful, who called her “the country’s most influential beacon of change”. Full Story

Ayesha Curry: it’s not about the milly rock

Melayna Posted by Melayna at July 18, 2019 20:11:20 July 18, 2019 20:11:20
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Yesterday, Ayesha Curry was trending again and I have enough experience in this arena to know that it could not possibly be positive. Entrepreneur, mother of three and wife of NBA superstar Stephen Curry, Ayesha for some reason gets people deep into their online feelings virtually any time she does anything. Full Story