Equality Issues Articles

Equality issues hilighted through celebrity pop culture including pay inequality, sexism, misogyny, role limitations with age, and other societal issues also present in Hollywood.

The 100 Club

Sarah Posted by Sarah at December 7, 2017 17:57:16 December 7, 2017 17:57:16
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That’s what they’re called now, it is known. They are the three women directing $100 million-plus movies for Disney: Ava DuVernay, Niki Caro, and Anna Boden. DuVernay, of course, is directing A Wrinkle In Time, due in the spring. Full Story

An agency takes action

Sarah Posted by Sarah at December 6, 2017 16:48:07 December 6, 2017 16:48:07
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It’s what we’ve been waiting for, right? For someone to do something, ANYTHING, as the Hollywood sex scandal rolls on. There have been some high profile firings, yes. But real, systemic change? Hasn’t happened yet. In fact, there are signs Full Story

Matt Lauer is sorry for himself

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 30, 2017 14:12:37 November 30, 2017 14:12:37
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Matt Lauer issued what’s been called an apology today. The apology was read on the Today show exactly 24 hours after it was announced on the Today show that he’d been fired for sexual harassment.  A statement from Matt Lauer: “There are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain I have caused others by words and actions. Full Story

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Dear Gossips,

  Well. We had a two day break. And now…it’s Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Welcome to Today. As the Hollywood Predator Advent Calendar has opened its newest door to reveal…  Matt Lauer.  Fired from NBC.  Read Full Intro

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Dear Gossips,

  John Lasseter is a big f-cking deal. John Lasseter is the head of Pixar. Pixar is a big f-cking deal. John Lasseter and Pixar make a lot of money for a lot of people. Think of all those movies – Toy Story, Frozen, Cars, Dory, etc etc etc.  Read Full Intro