SuicideKale is a low-budget, LGBT-centered indie feature film defying Hollywood’s norms. Actors Brittani Nichols, Jasika Nicole, and Brianna Baker spoke with Ms. about diversity and inclusion in media.
Maybe, in another’s decade’s time, Hollywood will finally be ready to show us dynamic, complex portrayals of women.
We need to be vigilant about how unconscious tokenism affects the perception of black women in popular media and beyond.
Elle Woods has been around for 15 years. Here’s some of our favorite quotes from the timeless Legally Blonde.
Beyond Ghostbusters: How Gender Reboots Perpetuate Hollywood’s Sexism and What We Should Do About It
When our understanding of gender reboots depends on the flawed interpretation of man as originator and woman as imitator, viewers are left with little more than a contemporary spin on the creation myth.
This intense, gripping and demanding film is about women struggling together against incredible odds to hold onto faith in God and humanity; about good and evil, means and ends, themes reflected in the choice to film in black, white, blue and all the shades of grey.
As we challenge the film industry’s sexism, we need to do more to center one of the often underrepresented and misrepresented communities of women in the industry: Latinas.
The new documentary “Trapped” gives the viewer ‘front row’ insights on how TRAP laws operate to deny women their reproductive rights by forcing many clinics to close.
These films depict more authentic reflections of complex female characters—characters that are just as heroic, interesting, and flawed as their male counterparts.
With new and delightfully surprising film adaptations like “Love and Friendship” and the unwavering idiosyncrasies of human nature, Austen shows no sign of slowing down in popularity or reach.