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Indian American Feminist Congressional Candidate Endorsed By Bernie Sanders Could Make History

Pramila Jayapal is the frontrunner in the State of Washington’s 7th Congressional District seat.

Kylie Cheung | May 17, 2016 - 1:25 am

Actress Jodie Foster Made Amazing Points About Rape Scenes

Males writers are overusing rape as a trope for female characters, and Jodie Foster isn’t having it.

Kylie Cheung | May 14, 2016 - 1:17 pm

George Takei Called Out Racism In Hollywood Casting for Asian Actors & Didn’t Hold Back

“We can’t keep pretending there isn’t something deeper at work here.”

Kylie Cheung | May 4, 2016 - 9:32 am

Laugh/Cry As Women Read Terrible Casting Calls For Female Roles

“Her best feature is her cleavage”? GTFO.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 4, 2016 - 5:30 pm

Tina Fey Wants Us Stop Asking If It’s An ‘Exciting Time For Women In Comedy’ And I Couldn’t Agree More

Listen to female comedians when they choose to speak out, without forcing them to.

Bronwyn Isaac | March 4, 2016 - 2:00 pm

When A Young Black Voter Challenged Clinton On Diversity, She Told Her To Go Run For Something

Minnesotans have dealt with their fair share frigidness, but few things top the icy exchange Hillary Clinton had with a young Somali-American voter on Super Tuesday. Capture by NBC News,…

Lauren Vinopal | March 2, 2016 - 1:15 pm

Which Top Actors Have Never Worked With A Female Director?

There isn’t a quick fix for the lack of diversity in Hollywood, but there are quite a few steps that industry players could take right now that would make a…

Jenni Miller | February 26, 2016 - 9:00 am

Facebook Employees Are Replacing “Black Lives Matter” Slogans With “All Lives Matter” At Company Headquarters

Facebook’s famous signature wall has become another battleground for diversity in tech.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 25, 2016 - 3:45 pm

Meryl Streep Clears The Air About That “We’re All Africans” Comment At The Berlin Film Festival

Everyone makes mistakes, including bloggers, Meryl Streep and that guy who accidentally gave you extra milk in your coffee instead of an extra shot.

Megan Reynolds | February 25, 2016 - 12:30 pm

Hollywood Diversity Study Shows An “Inclusion Crisis” In Film And TV

A study from USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism gave failing grades on measures of diversity for all of the major film studios, and only barely-passing grades on diversity

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 22, 2016 - 1:30 pm

White Oscar Nominees, Please Use Your Words For Good Or Not At All

If you’re a famous person with a platform and influence, silence is just as bad, if not worse. Silence isn’t the answer. Speaking up and saying something is.

Megan Reynolds | February 5, 2016 - 10:00 am

Diversity Of SAG Award Winners Emphasizes Oscar’s Missives

The 22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards showed us all that diversity can and does win. During a time when this years Oscars nominations have caused a nationwide discussion on their

Katrin Higher | January 31, 2016 - 3:30 pm

Barbie Says Women Can Have Four Body Types Now And Not Just The One

Now women can be any shape and size as long as it is one of these four shapes and sizes!

Lauren Duca | January 28, 2016 - 10:00 am

Charlie Hunnam Is A Hunk, Should Still Not Be Playing A Mexican-American Drug Lord

Y’all know how much I love Charlie Hunnam. I thirsted like I have never thirsted before while watching “Sons of Anarchy,” transfixed especially by his many bare-assed sex scenes. When “SOA” came…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 26, 2016 - 3:30 pm

Kristen Stewart On Diversity In Hollywood: “Do Something Instead Of Complaining”

This is going to be a very long month.

Megan Reynolds | January 25, 2016 - 5:57 pm

The Academy Introduces Major New Changes To Increase Oscar Diversity

In an emergency meeting held Thursday night, members of the Academy Motion Picture Arts & Science held a meeting to address the diversity issues and to come up with a plan…

Megan Reynolds | January 22, 2016 - 4:49 pm

White Academy Members Find Every Possible Excuse For #OscarsSoWhite Debacle

White members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are finding every tired excuse possible to dismiss claims of racism in the Academy following a lily-white slate this…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 20, 2016 - 11:30 am
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