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Entertainment

‘Jessica Jones’ & ‘Queen Sugar’ – The TV Shows Changing The Status Quo For Female Directors

‘Jessica Jones’ & ‘Queen Sugar’ – The TV Shows Changing The Status Quo For Female Directors

This news is getting a lot of people talking both in and out of Hollywood. Season 2 of the Netflix Marvel series ‘Jessica Jones’ has been announced, and all 13 […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY Girl Power Edition – Ava DuVernay, Fifth Harmony & Emma Watson

FEMINIST FRIDAY Girl Power Edition – Ava DuVernay, Fifth Harmony & Emma Watson

Welcome to another edition of “Feminist Friday”, the series we like to end each werk-week on by sharing our favorite videos from around the interwebs. This week has so much […]

Celebrities

Ava DuVernay & Oprah Talk “Queen Sugar”, Black Lives Matter, And Normalizing Inclusion

Ava DuVernay & Oprah Talk “Queen Sugar”, Black Lives Matter, And Normalizing Inclusion

You know each of them for their trailblazing careers in Hollywood. Oprah Winfrey’s accolades are so well-known around the world that she is commonly referred to by first name only. […]

Boys We Like

‘Star Wars’ Director J.J. Abrams Says The Force Would Be Stronger With More Female Writers & Directors

‘Star Wars’ Director J.J. Abrams Says The Force Would Be Stronger With More Female Writers & Directors

This is the week Star Wars fans have been waiting for all year. The J.J. Abrams-directed ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ hits cinemas December 18, just in time for Christmas, […]

Entertainment

Major Australian Film Organization Screen NSW Announces A 50/50 Gender Equality Initiative

Major Australian Film Organization Screen NSW Announces A 50/50 Gender Equality Initiative

It seems Hollywood isn’t the only film industry struggling with a gender problem, where studies show women are at a disadvantage in a huge way both behind the scenes in […]

Entertainment

Oscar Nom’d Director Ava DuVernay Hates Diversity…Here’s Why We Agree With Her

Oscar Nom’d Director Ava DuVernay Hates Diversity…Here’s Why We Agree With Her

Every year Elle Magazine holds its Women in Hollywood Awards where they honor the women both in front of and behind the camera who are pushing the needle in the […]

Fashion & Beauty

Amy Schumer, Serena Williams & DuVernay Are The Stars Of The 2016 Pirelli Calendar

Amy Schumer, Serena Williams & DuVernay Are The Stars Of The 2016 Pirelli Calendar

When it comes to fashion and us, you pretty much know where we stand. We don’t think fashion is evil, but it does have a pretty bad reputation for promoting […]

Celebrities

Nicole Kidman Says “Failure Isn’t Shameful, But Cowardice Is” In An Inspiring Speech

Nicole Kidman Says “Failure Isn’t Shameful, But Cowardice Is” In An Inspiring Speech

We started GTHQ as a platform to get away from tabloid gossip and negative news about women that seems to flood headlines every. But lately it feels like we are […]

Family Life

Is Barbie’s ‘Sheroes’ Collection Finally A Step In The Right Direction For Mattel?

Is Barbie’s ‘Sheroes’ Collection Finally A Step In The Right Direction For Mattel?

Barbie hasn’t exactly had the best reputation over the past couple of years. With the introduction of more positive and empowering competitors such as Lammily and Goldieblox, it is not […]

Entertainment

Why Ava Duvernay’s AFFRM & Lifetime’s Broad Focus Initiatives Are Vital For Film & TV

Why Ava Duvernay’s AFFRM & Lifetime’s Broad Focus Initiatives Are Vital For Film & TV

When you look at any study or statistic showing the amount of females and minorities (or lack thereof) behind the scenes in the film and TV industries, it’s easy to […]