Patricia Arquette on Her Incendiary Oscars Speech and the Fight for Equal Pay – Jen Yamato reports

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patricia arquette 1Patricia Arquette brought the fight for gender equality to the Academy Awards stage last year. She delivered the most impactful half-minute speech of her career, one that helped propel gender wage inequality into the national debate and led to the passage of the California Fair Pay Act, which took effect last month. This year, again on the eve of Hollywood’s biggest night, Arquette championed gender equality, co-hosting the first Dinner for Equality, gathering luminaries from entertainment, politics, and business to rally around the cause. Read more>>

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Jen Yamato is a movie reporter and critic for the Los Angeles Times. LA-based, she has served as entertainment reporter for The Daily Beast, editor and reporter on staff at Deadline, Movieline, and Rotten Tomatoes.