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.

Paris & Cara? 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 21, 2018 17:18:01 February 21, 2018 17:18:01
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Paris Jackson was in London this week for Fashion Week and she was hanging out with Cara Delevingne. They were photographed leaving some parties and holding handsFull Story

Kate & Frances

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 19, 2018 15:04:42 February 19, 2018 15:04:42
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The BAFTAs happened in London yesterday and, ahead of the event, since the BAFTAs are the first major red carpet after Time’s Up was launched, attendees were encouraged to wear black in support of the movement, just like they did at the Golden Globes. Leading up to the BAFTAs, there was all kinds of speculation about whether or not Princess Kate would wear black, in solidarity with other attendees. Full Story

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The Audacity of Black Panther

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at February 19, 2018 13:13:04 February 19, 2018 13:13:04
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When I was three, my big brother Sam smacked me on the head with a mini model car. He was five and frustrated that I kept stealing his toys. The incident left a small but permanent scar in the middle of my forehead. Throughout my childhood and into my early adulthood, I was ashamed of my scar. I hid my forehead under blunt bangs for years. Full Story

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Gabrielle Union’s voice

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at February 16, 2018 19:15:54 February 16, 2018 19:15:54

Gabrielle Union is more than her PTSD. She is so much more than what happened to her. She knows this. And yet she continues to speak about her trauma openly and often. In every feature on Gabrielle Union, the words “sexual assault” are used. With every interview, she is taking the shame and stigma away from being a survivor. Full Story

Star Wars’ experience problem

Sarah Posted by Sarah at February 7, 2018 14:31:32 February 7, 2018 14:31:32
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In the interest of building a self-perpetuating franchise machine, the Star Wars universe is expanding. Solo, the second of the “Star Wars Stories” is due this summer, and Rian Johnson is following up The Last Jedi by developing a new, unrelated trilogy Full Story

That DJ got another job

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 1, 2018 17:23:15 February 1, 2018 17:23:15
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David Mueller is the DJ who tried to sue Taylor Swift because he lost his job. Because he put his hand on her ass during a photo opportunity. He denies this. Taylor sued him back and won the case. And, if you recall, she was a boss during that trial Full Story

Rose McGowan, Ben Affleck, and Harvey Weinstein

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 31, 2018 14:41:21 January 31, 2018 14:41:21
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Rose McGowan’s book, Brave, came out yesterday. She’s also promoting her E! docuseries Citizen Rose. As you know, Rose alleges that Harvey Weinstein raped her in 1997 at Sundance and she was one of the first women to challenge Harvey, both publicly and behind the scenes, one of the loudest silence breakers who continues to call out systemic corruption and abuse in Hollywood. Full Story

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ANGELA FREAKING BASSETT

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at January 30, 2018 17:00:31 January 30, 2018 17:00:31
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Can you tell I’ve been screaming all morning looking at photos of Angela Bassett from the Black Panther premiere? I’m not the only one. Daniel Kaluuya gets six seconds into his red carpet interview and has to stop to acknowledge the breathtaking, stunning, holy f-cking shit GORGEOUSNESS of Angela Freaking Bassett. Full Story

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