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Sexism in Hollywood

Golden Globes Prove Why Hollywood Needs Feminists

Anushay Hossain | Posted 01.13.2015 | Women
Anushay Hossain

Sunday night's show shines as an even bigger moment for women. To deliver such pro-female, feminist-centric comedy gold at one of notoriously sexist Hollywood's biggest nights is no small feat. And after Fey and Poehler set the evening's feminist tone, the women of Hollywood ran with it.

Rose McGowan Challenges Hollywood To Feature More Women's Voices

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 01.07.2015 | Women

Actress Rose McGowan just challenged Hollywood to fix its woman problem. On Jan. 5 at the New York Film Critics Circle awards gala, the 41-year-old...

Chris Rock Says He Watches Movies And 'Doesn't See One Black Woman'

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 12.04.2014 | Women

The tragic deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and Tamir Rice, have ignited a lot of important conversations about race. And Chris Rock is adding his...

Kerry Washington And Cate Blanchett On Why Women Need To Take Risks

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 06.16.2014 | Women

Although making a mistake -- whether at work or in life -- can be petrifying, Cate Blanchett and Kerry Washington think it's necessary. At the Wom...

Dear Hollywood, Women Make You Better Movies And More Money

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 04.02.2014 | Women

Even though most moviegoers are female, Hollywood still seems to have a major woman problem. Whether it's directing, writing or acting -- roles for wo...

8 Badass Celebs Who Have Called Out Hollywood Sexism

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 03.25.2014 | Women

Hollywood has a well-known woman problem. Despite proof that everyone loses when Hollywood is sexist, everything from the questions actresses are a...

The Depressing Reality Of Hollywood Casting

Posted 01.28.2014 | Women

Apparently, a pretty face still trumps a good joke in Hollywood. Allison Jones, the genius casting director responsible for our favorite "Freaks A...

Where Leading Ladies Are Still Missing

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

Surprise, surprise -- new statistics show that women are still underrepresented in both the gaming and film industries. Although we know that films...

This Graph Proves Everyone Loses When Hollywood Is Sexist

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

It's no secret that women are underrepresented in Hollywood. From "The Wolf Of Wall Street" to "Star Trek Into Darkness," many films lack developed f...

Dustin Hoffman: 'I Have Been Brainwashed' About Female Beauty

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.08.2013 | Women

The beloved Dustin Hoffman film 'Tootsie' -- about an actor who, after having become notoriously difficult, decides to take on a female persona in ord...

Ellen Page On The Sexism She's Faced In Hollywood

Posted 07.08.2013 | Women

When "The East" actress Ellen Page did a Reddit AMA last month, she talked about her dedication to roles where women are empowered and independent. ...

The Gender Gap In Hollywood You Don't Hear About

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.24.2013 | Women

It's hardly a secret that women are underrepresented in many parts of the entertainment industry -- and according to new research, female screenwriter...

'This One Is For The Girls'

Posted 03.25.2013 | Entertainment

Helen Mirren is speaking out. At this weekend's Empire awards, honoring the best in film, Mirren offered a defense of women in film. "Skyfall" dire...

Olivia Wilde's Advice To Young Actresses

Nina Bahadur | Posted 12.04.2012 | Women

If you're an aspiring actress, Olivia Wilde has some advice for you -- tread carefully when choosing what to wear to an audition. Wilde, who starr...