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.

Another domino falls

Sarah Posted by Sarah at October 20, 2017 13:08:18 October 20, 2017 13:08:18
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So far the list of People Whose Careers Are Cancelled includes Harvey Weinstein and Amazon’s Roy Price. In the fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandal, there has been much talk but not a huge amount of tangible action. However, signaling the reach of this thing is still growing, another domino fell yesterday: Nickelodeon fired Chris Savino. Full Story

Kevin Smith’s decency

Sarah Posted by Sarah at October 19, 2017 13:12:53 October 19, 2017 13:12:53
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In the wake of Harvey Weinstein’s downfall, a lot of celebrities have been asked to comment on the situation. Many women have come out and spoken about their experience(s) with Weinstein, or men just like him, and some men, like Terry Crews, have shed light on how widespread the problem truly is, that it isn’t just limited to “one bad apple”. Full Story

Kristen Stewart: on many levels

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 17, 2017 18:45:31 October 17, 2017 18:45:31
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Last Friday Variety hosted a Power Of Women luncheon in Hollywood. Last night it was the ELLE Women In Hollywood event. The universe’s sense of timing sometimes can’t be explained. The ELLE event was attended by some of the most successful actresses in the business, many of them speaking out against or alluding to the Harvey Weinstein revelations and addressing the core problem, beyond just Harvey, of sexism and misogyny in Hollywood, a place that has for too long enabled sexual harassment and abuse. Full Story

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Ben Affleck lost his good luck charm

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 12, 2017 15:44:35 October 12, 2017 15:44:35

I was raised in a home that’s all about feng shui and good luck energy. Every year, my ma, the Chinese Squawking Chicken, provides predictions and readings for this site for every sign under the Chinese zodiac: what those born in the Year of the Monkey should avoid, if those born in the Year of the Dog should be cautious, or not, and specific good luck charms for each sign too. Full Story

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Rose McGowan suspended by Twitter

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 12, 2017 13:47:00 October 12, 2017 13:47:00
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Rose McGowan, who just yesterday defended Lindsay Lohan after Lindsay defended Harvey Weinstein, urging people to consider that Lindsay was shaped by the system that we are all interrogating now, has been the most visible and vocal critic of Harvey Weinstein Full Story