Frances McDormand ended her acceptance speech at this year’s Academy Awards ceremony with an emphasis on two powerful words: “inclusion rider.” On Wednesday, she reflected on her speech—and decorated her own backside with the phrase—at Women in Film’s Crystal+Lucy Awards.
Less than a year after a jury declared a mistrial in the charges levied against the television star by Temple University employee Andrea Constand, and in the wake of the #MeToo movement, justice has finally been served in her case.
The New York Times has launched Overlooked, the new project in which they are publishing the obituaries of past figures disregarded by the paper and by society at large.
“We all have stories to tell and projects we need financed. Don’t talk to us about it at the parties tonight. Invite us into your office in a couple days, or you can come to ours, whatever suits you best, and we’ll tell you all about them.”
Despite the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, Oscar remains very male.
To accept an alleged perpetrator’s denial as proof of their innocence perpetuates the dynamics of domestic abuse. In the era of #MeToo, we must do better.
The last two decades in film have marked a disappointingly slow crawl to increased representation for women behind the scenes.
A new PSA released by Women in Motion Pictures, a feminist collective of female filmmakers and actors, explores the scope of sexual harassment and its devastating effects on women and girls—in Hollywood and beyond.
Feminists took over this year’s Golden Globes—and it was worth watching.
“No more silence. No more waiting. No more tolerance for discrimination, harassment or abuse. TIME’S UP.”