Tag Archives: Hollywood

Republicans attack Ashley Judd before she announces she’s running for Senate

TweetSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is polling at 47% in Kentucky. Under 50% is the danger zone for incumbents. So it’s no surprise that American Crossroads SuperPac run by Karl Rove is attacking actress Ashley Judd, before she even makes a final decision about running for the U.S. Senate in Kentucky. The $10,000 ad [...]
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The Best and Worst of the Golden Globes

TweetLast night everyone in the world (read: everyone I follow on Twitter) watched the Golden Globes, which promised to be an important event for women in entertainment with Amy Poehler and Tina Fey hosting and a bunch of talented ladies nominated. In case you had better things to do than watch (read a book, take [...]
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Infographic: Diversity in Hollywood

Tweet Or lack thereof, really. Thanks to Brianna Higgins of BAH Studios Doodles for this nice infographic of casting practices in Hollywood, based on race. Culled from research by Sociological Images, we see only 11.1 percent of leading actor roles go to African Americans, only 1.2 percent to Latinos and only 1.8 percent to Asian Americans. [...]
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Real talk from Zoe Saldana on equality

TweetZoe Saldana discusses the intense standards put on women in Hollywood, mothering and the expiration date of sexy. via Upworthy.  (If someone can create a transcript, that would be great!) Tweet
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“It’s hard to find female leads that are flawed and interesting and dynamic”

TweetSo Rashida Jones wrote one for herself. Jones co-wrote and stars in Celeste and Jesse Forever, which comes out in New York and LA tomorrow, and she gave a really interesting interview to Women and Hollywood, in which she reflected on how feminism has changed women’s lives in America, and how Hollywood is reflecting that [...]
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