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Women in Entertainment

Watch Shonda Rhimes' Totally Empowering Women In Entertainment Speech

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 12.11.2014 | Entertainment

Shonda Rhimes received the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award at The Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment breakfast on Wednesday, and in a speech ...

Here's How Women Reacted To The 2014 Emmys

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 08.26.2014 | Women

We'll admit, we were a little intimidated by this week's award show double-header. Beyoncé! Lena! Tina and Amy! Laverne! Absolutely everything about ...

These Badass Women Prove That Hollywood Is Not Just A Boys' Club

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 02.11.2014 | Celebrity

The history of the entertainment industry is a male-dominated one. Call Hollywood a "good ol' boys' club," if you will. And even today, gender inequal...

Oprah: 'If I Had Kids, My Kids Would Hate Me'

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 12.12.2013 | Black Voices

Throughout her years of doling out advice, giving recommendations and offering famous faces and everyday folks a shoulder to cry on in their darkest h...

Guess Who Directs Most Lifetime Movies?

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.09.2013 | Women

Lifetime's content is unquestionably targeted toward women. Ironically, it doesn't seem like it is equally created by women. On August 5th, the Hol...

Kerry Washington: Olivia Pope 'Fully Owns Being A Woman'

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.02.2013 | Women

Another day, another reason to love Kerry Washington. Washington portrays high-powered political crisis manager Olivia Pope on ABC's hit show 'Sca...

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...

Gay Icons: 25 Divas Who Have Been Embraced By Gay Culture

Deron Dalton | Posted 05.31.2013 | Gay Voices
Deron Dalton

From torch songs to club bangers to advocacy to empowerment to glamor that's out of this world, great divas have affected the gay community in any number of ways ever since Judy Garland sang about somewhere over the rainbow.

Will Lollapalooza 2013 Reverse The Boys Club Trend?

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 04.01.2013 | Chicago

There's been nary a peep from Lollapalooza officials on the festival's 2013 headliners so far, but the internet has been kicking up plenty of rumors, ...

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.

36 Things We Can't Wait To Watch, Read And DVR This Year

The Huffington Post | Lori Fradkin | Posted 01.03.2013 | Women

You might expect to glance at a 2013 calendar and find it relatively blank. Maybe a birthday or a previously scheduled vacation, but not much else, ri...

The Hollywood Reporter's Women In Entertainment Power 100 List | Posted 02.06.2013 | Media

Who's in charge? Read here to find out. Once again, THR's annual list ranks the town's top females, from execs to a new TV 'It' girl, in order of empi...

Women in Entertainment

Christine Bork | Posted 08.29.2011 | Chicago
Christine Bork

The summer movie season is upon us, and while there is an increase this year in the number of films geared toward women in lead roles, I feel disappointed about the lack of diversity in roles for women.