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Emma Watson Interviewing Geena Davis About Gender Equality In Hollywood Is Everything!

Emma Watson Interviewing Geena Davis About Gender Equality In Hollywood Is Everything!

She has interviewed Tom Hanks, feminist author Bell Hooks and even Malala Yousafzai. But finally, British actress Emma Watson got a one-on-one with Geena Davis as part of her year-long […]

Entertainment

How ‘Joy’ Rewrote The “Damsel In Distress” Trope In Film – She Became Her Own Hero

How ‘Joy’ Rewrote The “Damsel In Distress” Trope In Film – She Became Her Own Hero

When it comes to fictional characters on screen, it’s easy to see how females are coming out on top if you look at some of the biggest films of the […]

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Jessica Chastain Pens Essay On The Importance Of More Women In The Film Industry

Jessica Chastain Pens Essay On The Importance Of More Women In The Film Industry

When women are inspired and emboldened, they change the world. From the set of her latest movie ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ in Prague, actress Jessica Chastain wrote an essay for The […]

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Major Australian Film Organization Screen NSW Announces A 50/50 Gender Equality Initiative

Major Australian Film Organization Screen NSW Announces A 50/50 Gender Equality Initiative

It seems Hollywood isn’t the only film industry struggling with a gender problem, where studies show women are at a disadvantage in a huge way both behind the scenes in […]

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Nicole Kidman Says “Failure Isn’t Shameful, But Cowardice Is” In An Inspiring Speech

Nicole Kidman Says “Failure Isn’t Shameful, But Cowardice Is” In An Inspiring Speech

We started GTHQ as a platform to get away from tabloid gossip and negative news about women that seems to flood headlines every. But lately it feels like we are […]

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Why Ava Duvernay’s AFFRM & Lifetime’s Broad Focus Initiatives Are Vital For Film & TV

Why Ava Duvernay’s AFFRM & Lifetime’s Broad Focus Initiatives Are Vital For Film & TV

When you look at any study or statistic showing the amount of females and minorities (or lack thereof) behind the scenes in the film and TV industries, it’s easy to […]

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Cannes Wrap Up: Salma Hayek Says Hollywood Needs To Understand The Economic Power Of Women

Cannes Wrap Up: Salma Hayek Says Hollywood Needs To Understand The Economic Power Of Women

This year’s Cannes Film Festival has come at a time when the film industry (most notably Hollywood) has been under the spotlight quite a bit lately because of a tipping […]

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Rose Byrne Starts An All-Female Film Production Co. Called Dollhouse Collective

Rose Byrne Starts An All-Female Film Production Co. Called Dollhouse Collective

Following in the footsteps of Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea’s Pacific Standard Productions, and Lena Dunham and fellow ‘Girls’ showrunner Jenni Konner’s ‘A Casual Romance’ production company, Aussie actress Rose […]

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Meryl Streep & Lena Dunham Are Doing For Women In Film What Hollywood Will Not

Meryl Streep & Lena Dunham Are Doing For Women In Film What Hollywood Will Not

If you are an aspiring filmmaker, writer, director, producer, actor, heck even camera-person in Hollywood and you happen to be a woman, prepare to face the same uphill battle that […]

Interviews

The Artemis Film Festival Celebrating Women Who Kick Ass On Screen

The Artemis Film Festival Celebrating Women Who Kick Ass On Screen

Over the past few years there have been many reports and articles investigating the way women are underrepresented in key areas of the film industry. Directing, producing, executive roles at […]

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Jodie Foster Says Hollywood Execs Need To Stop Seeing Women In Film As A Risk

Jodie Foster Says Hollywood Execs Need To Stop Seeing Women In Film As A Risk

The 2015 Athena Film Festival was held at an important time in the history of film and television. It was the fifth year the event was held in Barnard College […]

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2014’s Biggest Selling Film Was Lead By A Woman. Does That Mean Progress?

2014’s Biggest Selling Film Was Lead By A Woman. Does That Mean Progress?

For the second year in a row, the biggest selling film featured a female lead character. Once again it was part of ‘The Hunger Games‘ franchise, the third installment ‘Mockingjay’. […]

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Actress Kathleen Rose Perkins Says Feminism Makes Her An Ally To Other Women

Actress Kathleen Rose Perkins Says Feminism Makes Her An Ally To Other Women

Now that the feminist awards, WE MEAN, Golden Globe Awards are over for another year, there is a certain tone that has been set by Hollywood and we are liking […]

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Rose McGowan Says The Lack Of Female Representation In Film Is Getting Old

Rose McGowan Says The Lack Of Female Representation In Film Is Getting Old

One of our all-time favorite feminists, actress and director Rose McGowan, has certainly been stepping up to the plate and taking a huge swing for equality for women in film. […]

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Geena Davis Says The Lack Of Women In Hollywood Isn’t About Sexism

Geena Davis Says The Lack Of Women In Hollywood Isn’t About Sexism

You know her face, you know her name. And you may even be familiar with her work to give women greater visibility in the film industry. But Geena Davis is […]