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Entertainment

Can A New Film & TV Ratings System Eliminate Gender Stereotypes And Promote Diversity?

Can A New Film & TV Ratings System Eliminate Gender Stereotypes And Promote Diversity?

Over the past few years, as a number of institutions and organizations release report after report showing the huge disparities for women and minority groups, we have seen a variety […]

Entertainment

F-Rated – The New IMDB Classification Rating Films According To Women’s Involvement

F-Rated – The New IMDB Classification Rating Films According To Women’s Involvement

If you’re familiar with the numerous articles we’ve written about the lack of equality for women and minorities both behind and in front of the camera in the film industry, […]

Entertainment

Why Hollywood Going Gender Blind Will Create More Space For Interesting Female Characters

Why Hollywood Going Gender Blind Will Create More Space For Interesting Female Characters

It’s no secret that Hollywood has a gender problem. The thing about stereotyping, it doesn’t just damage women, it also hurts men’s perceptions of themselves. Hollywood being arguably the loudest […]

Boys We Like

Male Sci-Fi Authors Share Thoughts On Feminism & Stereotypes In He For She Video

Male Sci-Fi Authors Share Thoughts On Feminism & Stereotypes In He For She Video

The He For She campaign is picking up steam! It is really cool to see so many men who are willing to lend their voice to the conversation about gender […]

Entertainment

Which Blockbuster Movie Just Passed The Bechdel Test? Insurgent!

Which Blockbuster Movie Just Passed The Bechdel Test? Insurgent!

The female cast of ‘Insurgent’, the second installment in the ‘Divergent’ trilogy based on the books by Veronica Roth, reads like a who’s who of Hollywood: Shailene Woodley, Kate Winslet, […]

Entertainment

UK’s Bath Film Festival Launch New “F-Rated” Feminist Film Category

UK’s Bath Film Festival Launch New “F-Rated” Feminist Film Category

Remember the feminist film festival in Melbourne, Australia we told you about not too long ago? The ‘Girls on Film‘ festival was created to break down stigma around the word […]

Editors Blog

Should The Music Industry Adopt the Bechdel Test?

Should The Music Industry Adopt the Bechdel Test?

At the time of writing this, GTHQ has been around for almost 2 years, and I am about to turn 31. Reflecting on these major milestones in my life whilst […]

Celebrities

Dakota Fanning: Women In Film Don’t Need Male Validation

Dakota Fanning: Women In Film Don’t Need Male Validation

Hmmm, it seems pretty evident to us that both Fanning sisters are huge fans of the Bechdel Test, and are clearly the new generation of Hollywood feminists. In May, promoting […]

Boys We Like, Entertainment, Family Life

White, Male ‘Lego’ Movie Director Promises More Strong Females In Sequel

White, Male ‘Lego’ Movie Director Promises More Strong Females In Sequel

Ok we admit it, we didn’t go and see the ‘Lego’ movie because it wasn’t our thing. But there’s a VERY good chance we will see the sequel. Why? Because […]