Women's Issues Articles

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

Courteney Cox gets real about her face

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 22, 2017 15:08:53 June 22, 2017 15:08:53

Courteney Cox is on the cover of the current issue of New Beauty. When you’re on the cover of a beauty magazine, obviously most of the conversation will be about beauty. And most of the time, when celebrities show up on the cover of beauty magazines, the beauty conversation is about what products they use, getting enough sleep, eating well, exercising, and drinking water. Full Story

The Reality of Consent

Maria Posted by Maria at June 13, 2017 13:37:00 June 13, 2017 13:37:00

As Rachel continues to charm on The Bachelorette, the franchise’s embarrassing cousin, Bachelor in Paradise, has halted filming because of an allegation of sexual misconduct. Full Story

Janelle inspires in black and white

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 6, 2017 14:15:51 June 6, 2017 14:15:51
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Some celebrities are polarising, and you want them to be. It wouldn’t be fun if, in those cases, we all agreed. But there are a few we all agree on. Not for fun but because, logically, we have to. There’s no other way to see them. That’s Janelle Monae Full Story

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Jessica Chastain speaks out

Sarah Posted by Sarah at May 30, 2017 16:16:35 May 30, 2017 16:16:35
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ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/ Andreas Rentz/ Antonio de Moraes Barros Filho/ Matthias Nareyek/ LOIC VENANCE/ Epsilon/ VCG/ Venturelli/ Tony Barson/ Pascal Le Segretain

The Cannes Film Festival closed down with an award ceremony and press conference, and during the presser the jury took the stage to talk about their festival experience. Jessica Chastain specifically talked about how the representation of women on screen “disturbed” her: Say that, @jes_chastain Full Story

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Sofia Coppola & Patty Jenkins: from festivals to the box office – but will Hollywood notice?

Joanna Posted by Joanna at May 29, 2017 16:28:57 May 29, 2017 16:28:57
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Sofia Coppola won the Best Director prize at the Cannes Film Festival over the weekend and became just the second-ever female filmmaker to receive that honour. It’s a big deal. And if you ask her The Beguiled star Nicole Kidman, she’ll probably say it’s an even bigger deal because, like she noted at the press conference: “Still only about four percent of women directed the major motion pictures of 2016. Full Story

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Dear Gossips,

The 70th Cannes Film Festival begins today. Sofia Coppola’s new film, The Beguiled, will be screening in competition for the Palme d’Or before its theatrical release on June 23. In support of The Beguiled, Sofia and Kirsten Dunst are on the cover of the new issue of Variety  Read Full Intro