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Women and Hollywood

Dear Academy: Why Won't You Nominate Women?

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 04.24.2013 | Entertainment
Soraya Chemaly

I love the Oscars. This year, however, I will boycott the Academy Awards and encourage other to as well, because you managed to nominate exactly NO women for Best Director.

The Athena Film Festival or Who Gets to Be A Leader?

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 03.25.2013 | Media
Soraya Chemaly

When you think of what a leader looks like, what comes to mind? A man, probably white. How about weak people, needing protection? Do images of women pop into your head unbidden? Our media continue to do a good job making sure that these images aren't changing much.

The Athena Film Festival: 10 Movies That Can Change The World

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 03.28.2012 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

Talented, persistent individuals from around the world are telling their stories in films that span an array of interests and issues -- and you can see the results at the Athena Film Festival.

Feminism Online

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marcia G. Yerman

To me, the key to the Fem2.0 conference on February 2 was to mashup, interact, and expand the dialogue.