5 Big Wins for Women from This Year’s Emmy Awards

This year’s Emmy Awards championed diversity in a way no prior ceremony has. Distinction was given to people of color, LGBTQ individuals and most especially women, who dominated the ceremony in a revolutionary fashion. Women garnered groundbreaking wins, and female-driven content made its way to the forefront. Women swept the show, amassing a multitude of honors and finally putting to bed any lingering inquiries as to whether or not women are worthy of representation and recognition in the industry. (Spoiler Alert: They Are.)

Here are some of the major wins for women at the 69th Annual Emmy Awards:

All photos via The Emmys on Twitter.

Sarah Alexander is a recent graduate of Cal State Northridge. In addition to being a writer, she is a visual and performing artist, and attempts to use film, music and online platforms to spark conversation about social activism. She is an anomalous LA native, which affects her personality in a plethora of unique ways.

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Sarah Samantha Alexander is a writer, actor, and musician from Los Angeles, CA. She attempts to use visual and performative arts to spark meaningful conversation about social and political activism. She currently teaches Special Education for the Los Angeles Unified School District. Find her on Instagram or at her Website.