Geena Davis: Hollywood is at a turning point for gender equality

Geena Davis: Hollywood is at a turning point for gender equality

After more than a decade of commissioning research and advocating for change through her Institute on Gender and Media, Geena Davis says that she believes Hollywood may be at a “turning point” regarding gender equality.

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Examining Hollywood’s diversity issues: The Oscars, ‘Ghostbusters’ – and why women in film and on TV matters

Examining Hollywood’s diversity issues: The Oscars, ‘Ghostbusters’ – and why women in film and on TV matters

Geena Davis reminds us why women getting equal representation in movies and television is important, plus the Oscars and ‘Ghostbusters’ offer opportunities for real talk about diversity.

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Women in film and TV marked milestones in 2015, but do the milestones mark lasting change?

Women in film and TV marked milestones in 2015, but do the milestones mark lasting change?

Women in film and TV marked milestones in 2015, but do those milestones mark lasting change?

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38 and ‘second-class citizens’: How Hollywood’s ageism denies actresses their ‘Prime’

38 and ‘second-class citizens’: How Hollywood’s ageism denies actresses their ‘Prime’

Remember back in 1970, when 36-year-old Maggie Smith was considered ‘prime’ enough to win an Oscar as Miss Jean Brodie? These days, 30-something actresses from Liv Tyler to Maggie Gyllenhaal are finding themselves out of contention for prime roles because of Hollywood’s ageist attitudes.

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