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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 […]

Celebrities

Mila Kunis Refuses To Stand By While Hollywood Continues To Undervalue The Work Of Women

Mila Kunis Refuses To Stand By While Hollywood Continues To Undervalue The Work Of Women

There is a growing momentum of women in Hollywood, A-list actresses, speaking out and candidly sharing their experiences of blatant sexism. One of the most common problems is unequal pay, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Celebrities

British Actress Rachel Weisz Refuses To Take Roles Where Women Are Objects Or Victims

British Actress Rachel Weisz Refuses To Take Roles Where Women Are Objects Or Victims

You know her as the Oscar-winning British actress whose choice of characters on screen are as much of a brilliant display of artistry as they are compelling. From her role […]

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 […]

Girl on a Mission

TV Personality Shaun Robinson Pivots From Hollywood To Tackling Human Trafficking With Her New Foundation

TV Personality Shaun Robinson Pivots From Hollywood To Tackling Human Trafficking With Her New Foundation

She is best known for her former role as host on the international Hollywood news show ‘Access Hollywood’, but there is a different side to TV personality Shaun Robinson that […]

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. […]

Celebrities

‘Pitch Perfect’ Star Anna Kendrick Says Sexism Is Not Just A Hollywood Problem

‘Pitch Perfect’ Star Anna Kendrick Says Sexism Is Not Just A Hollywood Problem

You know her on screen as the college freshman who saved the Bardon Bellas from obscurity in ‘Pitch Perfect’ and ‘Pitch Perfect 2’, but in real life, actress Anna Kendrick’s […]

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 […]

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. […]

Celebrities

Actress Patricia Clarkson Talks About The Importance Of Seeing Women Of A Certain Age In Film

Actress Patricia Clarkson Talks About The Importance Of Seeing Women Of A Certain Age In Film

There won’t be any “last f***able day” for actress Patricia Clarkson, Hollywood you have been warned! One of the really important conversations being had in the greater movement to elevate […]

Boys We Like

Directors Paul Feig, Pedro Almodovar & Duncan Jones On Sexism In Hollywood Toward Women

Directors Paul Feig, Pedro Almodovar & Duncan Jones On Sexism In Hollywood Toward Women

We’ve talked at length about the need for more diversity and gender equality in Hollywood. We’ve shared numerous articles about various women who are speaking up, taking a stand and […]