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All We Want in 2016 is Equality in Hollywood

There have been rumblings about Hollywood’s neglect of women and Persons of Color (here on referred to as “POCs”) for quite some time, slowly getting louder until reaching a pivotal point when the Oscar nominations were very… whitewashed, and lacking of some curves, to say the least. Some have claimed conspiracy, others believe the actors […]

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Race and the Academy: Black Characters, Stories and the Danger of Django

Guest post written by Leigh Kolb. Originally published at Bitch Flicks. Cross-posted with permission. “It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one’s self through the eyes of others, of measuring one’s soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity.” – W.E.B. Du […]

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Dear Academy: You are Aging and Sexist, Now What?

Dear Academy, I love the Academy Awards. Along with millions of other people, I wait for the annual ceremony, yell at the screen when I disagree with winners, pick my favorite dresses and cheer for people whose work I’ve had the pleasure of enjoying.  Like my parents before me, I fight with my kids about […]

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Twitter the Oscars – Out of Snark, Insight

We won’t be able to focus on anything Sunday night except the Academy Awards, and, admit it, neither will you. So, why fight it? The topic of this week’s Fem2.0 Twittercast will be, The Oscars – Out of Snark, Insight. To make sure we don’t miss any togetherness and feminist snark around this important national […]

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