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Entertainment

Hollywood Agency Pledges 50/50 Gender Parity By 2020, Inspired By Client Shonda Rhimes

Hollywood Agency Pledges 50/50 Gender Parity By 2020, Inspired By Client Shonda Rhimes

It shouldn’t have had to take a movement like #MeToo and the exposure of so many high profile men in the industry abusing their power over women for so many […]

Entertainment

American’s Largest Documentary Festival Puts The Spotlight On Female Filmmakers & Directors

American’s Largest Documentary Festival Puts The Spotlight On Female Filmmakers & Directors

There has never been a more important time to amplify the voices of female filmmakers, directors and storytellers, than now. Sure, we’ve been actively promoting women’s voices in film for […]

Celebrities

Actress Jane Lynch On Defying Hollywood’s Default Gender Roles & The On-Screen LGBTQ Revolution

Actress Jane Lynch On Defying Hollywood’s Default Gender Roles & The On-Screen LGBTQ Revolution

You may be familiar with her character Sue Sylvester from the hit TV show ‘Glee’ which ran from 2009 -2015. She was the snippy, heartless, I-mean-business sports coach who most […]

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

Hollywood Heavyweights Join Forces For “ReFrame” Campaign Tackling Inequality In The Film Industry

Hollywood Heavyweights Join Forces For “ReFrame” Campaign Tackling Inequality In The Film Industry

We all know Hollywood has an equality problem. The entertainment industry is simply a microcosm (although a very large, and powerful one) of what is happening elsewhere in society, despite […]

Entertainment

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Women’s Work Isn’t Done In Hollywood Yet, & Women Unite In ‘No More Silhouettes’ Music Video

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Women’s Work Isn’t Done In Hollywood Yet, & Women Unite In ‘No More Silhouettes’ Music Video

Are you ready for a full dose of female empowerment? ‘Coz that’s exactly what this edition of Feminist Friday, our weekly series where we share our favorite videos of the […]

Interviews

Award-Winning Actress & Director Highlights Hollywood’s Female Director Problem In New Project

Award-Winning Actress & Director Highlights Hollywood’s Female Director Problem In New Project

In an interview with ’60 Minutes’ in 201o actor Jeremy Renner and journalist Lesley Stahl had quite an interesting exchange in regard to ‘The Hurt Locker’, which to date is […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Understanding Hollywood’s Discriminatory Hiring Practices In ‘Half The Picture

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Understanding Hollywood’s Discriminatory Hiring Practices In ‘Half The Picture

It’s Feminist Friday time again! This is the weekly series where we get to take a break from the norm, and end our werk week by sharing the awesome videos […]

Feminism

FEMINIST CONVERSATIONS: Priyanka Chopra, Amy Schumer, Kether Donahue & Kalki Koechlin

FEMINIST CONVERSATIONS: Priyanka Chopra, Amy Schumer, Kether Donahue & Kalki Koechlin

Yeah, yeah, we know, it’s been a minute since we last published one of our Feminist Conversation pieces. This is the series we started to combat the myriad misconceptions around […]

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. […]

Boys We Like

Every Movie Featured In Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival Was Directed By A Woman

Every Movie Featured In Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival Was Directed By A Woman

Status quo, meet your match: Michael Moore. The award winning filmmaker and his Traverse City Film Festival which just took place form July 26-31, just did something that no other […]

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 […]

Contributors

Being Constantly Sexually Harassed In The Film Industry Forced Me To Launch My Own Prod. Company

Being Constantly Sexually Harassed In The Film Industry Forced Me To Launch My Own Prod. Company

By Nicole Wensel My childhood love of Blockbuster and obsession with binge watching French New Wave films led me to study filmmaking at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. I […]

Politics

How California’s New Robust Equal Pay Law Could Benefit Women In Hollywood

How California’s New Robust Equal Pay Law Could Benefit Women In Hollywood

2015 ended up being a banner year and a tipping point for women in Hollywood. It’s probably more accurate to state that the tipping point began in September 2014 with […]

Interviews

How ‘The Director List’ Project Puts All Female Director-Related Hollywood Excuses To Shame

How ‘The Director List’ Project Puts All Female Director-Related Hollywood Excuses To Shame

Here at GTHQ we find it weird that some people have such an obsession with unicorns, because if you are looking for a mythical creature, just look no further than […]