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The Problem With Television Isn't the LBT, It's the G.

JD Stewart | Posted 08.27.2016 | Queer Voices
JD Stewart

We can't cry out for representation and then spit on it when it arrives. We can't lap up other shows dealing with our cohort's problems and lives and stamp on our own because we feel like we've been given the short straw.

Rosie the Writer Needs to Flex Her Muscle

Catherine Clinch | Posted 05.28.2013 | Entertainment
Catherine Clinch

This week, the Writers Guild of America West announced a report of the hiring practices of networks and studios in regard to women and minority categories. As always, the progress was akin to the proverbial drop in the bucket.

Being Your Own Best Audience

Jane Espenson | Posted 03.11.2012 | TV
Jane Espenson

When people ask me how to write toward what an audience wants to see, I say, "Why would you want to do that?" I then apologize for being so abrupt. But, really. Forget the audience.

Why Is Television Losing Women Writers? Veteran Producers Weigh In

Aol TV | Posted 11.08.2011 | Women

As the fall TV season approaches, it's worth taking a closer look at the people who have created and written the scripted fare you'll see. In the 2...

Women Can't Create and White Men Can't Jump

Neely Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Neely Swanson

A research study was conducted in an effort to find out whether women playwrights were underrepresented on stages across America and the answer was yes. What was more interesting was why.