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Entertainment

How The “White Male Savior” Complex Extends Far Beyond The Hollywood Screen Into Society

How The “White Male Savior” Complex Extends Far Beyond The Hollywood Screen Into Society

Constance Wu recently wrote a thought-invoking post addressing the issue of the ‘white savior complex’ in movies. Her thoughts were tweeted in response to Matt Damon’s casting in upcoming Chinese/American […]

Fashion & Beauty

How The Transgender Model Movement Is Diversifying The Fashion Industry

How The Transgender Model Movement Is Diversifying The Fashion Industry

Not too long ago, if someone would have told you that a plus-sized model was to make the front cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition, you would have shaken your […]

Celebrities

Ava DuVernay & Oprah Talk “Queen Sugar”, Black Lives Matter, And Normalizing Inclusion

Ava DuVernay & Oprah Talk “Queen Sugar”, Black Lives Matter, And Normalizing Inclusion

You know each of them for their trailblazing careers in Hollywood. Oprah Winfrey’s accolades are so well-known around the world that she is commonly referred to by first name only. […]

Body Image, Sports

Designer Creates Olympic Project To Celebrate Diversity Of Female Athletes’ Bodies

Designer Creates Olympic Project To Celebrate Diversity Of Female Athletes’ Bodies

Now that the Olympics are over for another year, it’s going to be a long 4 years until the next games. And if you’re like us and were stoked to […]

Body Image

This Queen Started A Viral Hashtag #WeWearWhatWeWant To Put Body Police On Notice

This Queen Started A Viral Hashtag #WeWearWhatWeWant To Put Body Police On Notice

If there is one person, in retrospect, who Beyonce might’ve written the lyrics “Coz I slay, all day, I slay” about, it is Los Angeles-based model and blogger Simone Mariposa. […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

Plus Size Pioneers Denise Bidot & Clementine Desseaux On The Inclusive Fashion Revolution

Plus Size Pioneers Denise Bidot & Clementine Desseaux On The Inclusive Fashion Revolution

In case you haven’t been keeping up (which, if you’re an avid GTHQ reader there’s no way you would have missed it!) there is a fashion revolution afoot and it’s […]

Celebrities

Helen Mirren Says Women Today Are Beneficiaries Of What The OG Feminists Fought For

Helen Mirren Says Women Today Are Beneficiaries Of What The OG Feminists Fought For

Dame Helen Mirren is certainly not one to mince words. The celebrated and award-winning actress has seen success throughout multiple decades of her life, making her somewhat of an anomaly. […]

Entertainment

‘Hamilton’ Wins Big At The 2016 Tony’s By Setting New Standards For Diversity On Broadway

‘Hamilton’ Wins Big At The 2016 Tony’s By Setting New Standards For Diversity On Broadway

The show was nominated for a record 16 Tony Awards, breaking a theatrical record, according to CBS News. Yep, we’re talking about the one and only ‘Hamilton’, the show that […]

Interviews

Actress Adriana Mather Launches Prod. Co Started By Two Women & A Native American

Actress Adriana Mather Launches Prod. Co Started By Two Women & A Native American

There are many reasons why we need more diversity in Hollywood. The biggest one of all is the need to see a wider variety of stories, characters, and perspectives on […]

Family Life

Sesame Street Advocating Girls’ Education & Empowerment With New Afghan Character Zari

Sesame Street Advocating Girls’ Education & Empowerment With New Afghan Character Zari

What better way to inspire the minds of young girls in Afghanistan than to create a character advocating for education and equal rights on the country’s most popular show for […]

Sports

Ibtihaj Muhammad Will Be The 1st Team USA Athlete To Compete At The Olympics Wearing The Hijab

Ibtihaj Muhammad Will Be The 1st Team USA Athlete To Compete At The Olympics Wearing The Hijab

She may not yet be a huge household name like Michael Phelps or Missy Franklin, but athlete Ibtihaj Muhammad is the new face of Team USA. Come August, when the […]

Entertainment

Canada’s National Film Board Commits 50% Of Its Budget To Films Made By Women

Canada’s National Film Board Commits 50% Of Its Budget To Films Made By Women

With the continual focus on the problems surrounding the alleged discrimination toward female directors in Hollywood, as more and more information becomes available it is also important to focus on […]

Entertainment

This Pioneering Central African Gaming Studio Is Giving Traditional African Stories A Modern Platform

This Pioneering Central African Gaming Studio Is Giving Traditional African Stories A Modern Platform

Like with any other industry, in the gaming world, there are a handful of big companies that dominate the market. Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, Activision Blizzard, Konami and Nintendo. In 2015 […]

Contributors

The Ultimate Trend – How The Fashion Industry Is Embracing Health Over Size

The Ultimate Trend – How The Fashion Industry Is Embracing Health Over Size

By Nupur Gupta As early as the publication of the first Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 1964, the standard of beauty has been defined as tall, slim, and Caucasian- a […]

Fashion & Beauty

This NYFW Show Just Raised The Stakes For Diversity & Inclusion In The Fashion Industry

This NYFW Show Just Raised The Stakes For Diversity & Inclusion In The Fashion Industry

New York Fashion Week is one of the 4 major fashion weeks in the world, where the industry’s biggest designers, brands, celebrities, magazine editors, fashionistas and buyers gather to see […]