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.

ScarJo is back on her bullsh-t

Sarah Posted by Sarah at July 15, 2019 15:52:28 July 15, 2019 15:52:28
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File this one under “Lessons Not Learned”. Over the weekend, Scarlett Johansson revived the controversy around her right to play whatever role she wants, be it animal, tree, or trans person. Remember last year when she backed out Full Story

James Bond is feminist now

Sarah Posted by Sarah at July 15, 2019 13:12:48 July 15, 2019 13:12:48
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Today in “Cry about it, diaper babies” news, there is a report that Bond 25, the beleaguered final installment in the Daniel Craig/Bond era, has embraced feminism and will feature scenes of emasculation and misandry, as a collective of women capture, humiliate, and ultimately murder James Bond before throwing his body off a cliff in a ritual sacrifice to the goddess. Full Story

Lil Nas X Gallops Out of the Closet

Prem Posted by Prem at July 2, 2019 13:43:05 July 2, 2019 13:43:05
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Just as Pride Month was ending, the Gay Gods decided to bless us with one last gift. On Sunday, Lil Nas X posted tweeted this: some of y’all already know, some of y’all don’t care, some of y’all not gone fwm no more. but before this month ends i want y’all to listen closely to c7osure. Full Story

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Friday, June 28, 2019

Dear Gossips,

This weekend marks the end of Pride Month but, of course, never the end of Pride. Pride Month is June, as we know, because Stonewall happened in June, 50 years ago now; as a matter of fact, the exact anniversary was today and through the weekend.  Read Full Intro

Prince William’s big statement

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 26, 2019 20:42:39 June 26, 2019 20:42:39
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First… look at this photo! It’s a beautiful photo! Prince William today visited the Albert Kennedy Trust, an organisation that helps displaced LGBTQ youth. This is the future King of England holding a rainbow bag – and we know, especially this month, what the rainbow, specifically that rainbow, symbolises. Full Story

The New LGBTQ Comedy Class

Sarah Posted by Sarah at June 21, 2019 15:58:17 June 21, 2019 15:58:17
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The Hollywood Reporter’s comedy issue includes, appropriately for Pride Month, a feature on the up-and-coming LGBTQ stars of comedy. Their round-up includes Joel Kim Booster, Jaboukie Young-White, Sam Jay, and Bowen Yang. Booster broke out on Conan a few years ago—and just had a GREAT appearance on Vulture’s Good One podcast Full Story

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Does Tory Lanez mean it? 

Melayna Posted by Melayna at June 20, 2019 20:26:51 June 20, 2019 20:26:51
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Tory Lanez emerged from his troll/rapper cave last week to expose what seemed like colourism against dark skin models at his video shoot for “Good Love”, a Nafe Smallz song he is featured on. I actually think Lanez is talented, and makes great music, but it often gets overshadowed by him being dragged on the internet. Full Story

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Dear Gossips,

Surviving R Kelly won Best Documentary at the MTV Movie & TV Awards broadcast last night. Survivors Asante McGee, Faith Rodgers, Lisa Van Allen, and Lizette Martinez were part of the team that took the stage to accept.  R Kelly has been abusing women without consequence for over 20 years, despite tireless reporting from a few determined journalists, including Jim DeRogatis.  Read Full Intro