Why Women Are Vanishing From Blockbuster Movies “Not all heroines are sexualised, though. Some are just pathetic, and to be honest I can’t work out what is more depressing. For example, Lois Lane in Man of Steel is a confident, intelligent journalist. Who falls in love with Superman after approximately two conversations. “ Advertisements
Pearl-Clutching Alert: Ambitious College Sluts Taking Over Campuses Jezebel article commenting on recent New York Times piece. The GIF makes it so much better…
Are Women Still Being Badly Exploited In Advertising? (Part 2) Ongoing series from Buzzfeed looking at the gender discrimination and stereotypes alive in advertising from around the world.
Wimbledon exposed the sexism women face – as players and girlfriends By Hadley Freeman of the Guardian “Sexist witterings by commentators and the media attention given to male tennis players’ girlfriends shows feminism still has a long struggle ahead.”
4 British Women Who Won Wimbledon Before Andy Murray So, everyone was up in arms about Murray being called ‘English’ by the NYTs on Twitter…but where’s the outrage over 4 women being completely passed over?! Does ‘Briton’ automatically mean ‘male’? Is would seem so…
“That was never a comedy for me.” Hoffman breaks down into tears explaining the motivation behind playing Dorothy in TOOTSIE.
Ellen Page: ‘Why are people so reluctant to say they’re feminists?’ “After her breakthough role in Juno, Ellen Page unexpectedly found herself on the Hollywood A-list. But she still prefers smaller, tougher movies – and speaking her mind.” -Hadley Freeman
Keira Knightley Says ‘Cut’ – Cameras Keep Rolling In This Powerful Women’s Aid Video “Domestic violence is the No. 1 cause of injury to women. The incidents add up to more than all the rapes, muggings, and car accidents women experience each year. One out of every four women in the United States will be physically …
Women’s roles in television versus movies Why ‘The Bridge’ Star Diane Kruger Picked Television Over Movies, And The State Of Roles For Women
Why I support women’s access to safe, legal abortion: Rob Delaney