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Hollywood Sexism

In Over 40 Movies, Joel Edgerton Has Worked For Only 3 Female Directors

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 02.01.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Amid recent conversations about Hollywood's lack of diversity and the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, actor Joel Edgerton talked with HuffPos...

Viola Davis: 'We've Been Fed A Whole Slew Of Lies About Women'

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 01.13.2016 | Women

Viola Davis is not afraid to speak the truth when it comes to women in Hollywood.  In a recent interview with ELLE for the magazi...

This To-Do List Nails The Sexist Double Standard Women Face In Comedy

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 12.15.2015 | Women

It's a sad reality that, even today, the idea that "women can be funny, too" is still a novel one to many people.  Comics who also happen to be w...

Amber Tamblyn Perfectly Captures Hollywood's Absurd Sexism In This Poem

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 12.02.2015 | Women

In under two minutes, Amber Tamblyn has captured the absurdity of Hollywood's sexism. The actress, known for roles in "The Sisterhood of the T...

Jane Fonda Nails Why Hollywood Sexism Affects Everyone

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 12.02.2015 | Entertainment

 Another day, another Jane Fonda quote to cherish.  Just weeks after the New York Times published an extensive look at the structural barri...

'GoT' Star: Female Empowerment Is About More Than Kicking Ass And Having Sex

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.23.2015 | Women

Natalie Dormer has appeared in her fair share of explicit scenes in shows like "Game of Thrones" and "The Tudors," but she doesn't necessarily c...

Adele Perfectly Dismisses Questions About Her Body

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.23.2015 | Entertainment

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Ava DuVernay On Her Biggest Frustration With Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 11.20.2015 | Women

It gets lonely up top -- especially for a groundbreaking Hollywood director, who happens to be a woman.  In an interview for the Nov. issue of T...

Caitlin Stasey Breaks Down Why Hollywood Sexism Is Just 'F**king Lazy'

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 11.17.2015 | Women

In the latest video from StyleLikeU's "What's Underneath Project," actress Caitlin Stasey shares some powerful truths about navigating the sex...

Sandra Bullock Wants More Than Just Equal Pay For Women

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 11.12.2015 | Women

Sandra Bullock knows that closing the wage gap is just one step towards gender equality.  In Variety's cover story this week, Bullock talked abo...

Jeremy Renner Says It's 'Not His Job' To Help Female Co-Stars Negotiate Their Salaries

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.22.2015 | Entertainment

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Don't Compliment Carey Mulligan For Playing A 'Strong Woman'

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 10.02.2015 | Women

Carey Mulligan is done with the tired trope of the "strong woman" role in movies.  In an interview for Elle UK's November issue, the "Suffr...

Rob Lowe Says Hollywood Objectifies Men, Too

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 10.01.2015 | Entertainment

What do you think of when you think of Rob Lowe? Hotness?   Shame on you.  In an interview with Vulture this week, the 51-year-old actor ar...

Emma Watson Says Hollywood Sexism Is Right There In The Numbers

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.30.2015 | Entertainment

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14 Actresses Answer The Questions We've Always Wanted To Ask On The Red Carpet

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 09.28.2015 | Women

On Sept. 10, Amy Poehler's organization "Smart Girls" launched a campaign called #SmartGirlsAsk to generate more meaningful and important conver...

What Action Movies Would Look Like Without All The Sexism

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 09.16.2015 | Women

"In a world… dominated by gender inequality and unfair pay, one Hollywood studio has done the unthinkable and made a movie -- for wom...

George Clooney And Sandra Bullock's Plan To Fix Hollywood Sexism

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 09.12.2015 | Entertainment

Sexism runs rampant in Hollywood.  But in the Q&A following a screening of the film "Our Brand Is Crisis" at the Toronto Film Festival on Fr...

How Emma Thompson Responds To Anyone Who Says She's Too Old

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.04.2015 | Fifty

When 36-year-old Emma Thompson starred alongside 35-year-old Hugh Grant in 1995's "Sense and Sensibility," there were comments made about the relative...

John Green Defends Cara Delevingne Over Sexist Interview Questions

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.31.2015 | Entertainment

"Paper Towns" author John Green took to Medium to defend Cara Delevingne over a sexist morning show interview. Delevingne made headlines ea...

Jill Soloway Has A Simple Fix For Ending Hollywood Sexism

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 07.23.2015 | Women

How does Hollywood fix its pesky sexism problem? According to Jill Soloway, allow women to tell their own stories.   At a July 20th Women In Fil...

Emma Thompson Says Hollywood Sexism Is Only Getting Worse

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 07.21.2015 | Entertainment

Though some have called 2015 "the year of the woman" in cinema, Oscar-winning actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson says that sexism in the ind...

Here's What Hollywood Would Look Like If Women Ran The Show

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 06.26.2015 | Women

What would it look like if women ran Hollywood? In an industry where less than 10 percent of the top 250 grossing films are directed by women, Margare...

Madonna, Ageism and Sexism

Kyle McMahon | Posted 06.04.2015 | Entertainment
Kyle McMahon

Too many people forget that Madonna, the most successful solo artist in history, has paved the way for so many artists, both male and female. With her outspoken opinions, her sometimes shocking but always thought provoking performances and her pure determination, she's broken down barriers on women, pop stars, homosexuals, race, religion, business and everything in between.

Amy Schumer: 'I Think People Hate Women'

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 05.28.2015 | Women

Being a woman in Hollywood involves putting up with a whole lot of bullsh*t. During The Hollywood Reporter's Comedy Actress roundtable, six hilari...

This Is What It's Like To Be A Woman On The Red Carpet

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 01.16.2015 | Women

With awards season in full swing, it's an appropriate time to discuss the inane sexism that seems to be directed at every woman who steps on to a red ...