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This Organization Is launching An Initiative Helping Diverse Film & TV Projects Get Funded

This Organization Is launching An Initiative Helping Diverse Film & TV Projects Get Funded

It’s something we often discuss in our blog posts, and it is an issue that is becoming a popular topic of conversation in Hollywood – diversity. Just recently we saw […]

Entertainment

Shonda Rhimes Isn’t Diversifying TV, She’s Normalizing It.

Shonda Rhimes Isn’t Diversifying TV, She’s Normalizing It.

In a recent speech at a Human Rights Campaign gala in Los Angeles to accept the Ally for Equality Award, Shonda Rhimes once again has proved why there is no […]

Entertainment

Montage Video Shows How Women Were Portrayed In The Media In 2014

Montage Video Shows How Women Were Portrayed In The Media In 2014

At the end of 2013 the Representation Project team put together an insightful and somewhat depressing montage video of all the ways women were portrayed in film and TV throughout […]

Editors Blog

WEEKLY WRAP UP VIDEO: OITNB Revolutionizing Female Representation On TV

WEEKLY WRAP UP VIDEO: OITNB Revolutionizing Female Representation On TV

‘Orange Is The New Black’ is revolutionizing the way women are representing in mainstream TV. The hit show has such a diverse array of female characters, including the very first […]

Entertainment

NBC Leads New Line Up With Some Serious Female Power

NBC Leads New Line Up With Some Serious Female Power

Sure, we still live in mostly a man’s world even in 2014, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t celebrate the major milestones women are achieving every day, in all types […]

Celebrities

Amy Poehler Can’t Understand Why Any Woman WOULDN’T Want To Be A Feminist. Here’s Why…

Amy Poehler Can’t Understand Why Any Woman WOULDN’T Want To Be A Feminist. Here’s Why…

OK everyone before you click your tongues in disgust and think Amy Poehler has gone over to the “dark side”, that is, a man-hating, bra-burning, fashion-loathing feminist, just hold your […]

Entertainment

‘Scandal’ & ‘Greys Anatomy’ Creator Shonda Rhimes To Receive Diversity Award

‘Scandal’ & ‘Greys Anatomy’ Creator Shonda Rhimes To Receive Diversity Award

Shonda Rhimes is a name synonymous with diversity in Television. She is the creator of hit shows ‘Greys Anatomy’, ‘Private Practice’ and most recently ‘Scandal’. The common thread in all […]

Celebrities

Every Female Needs To Read Mindy Kaling’s Interview With Lena Dunham

Every Female Needs To Read Mindy Kaling’s Interview With Lena Dunham

Something pretty special has happened in the female empowerment/feminist pop culture world. Girls creator and star Lena Dunham has interviewed The Mindy Project creator and star Mindy Kaling. The interview […]

Entertainment, Politics

EPIC ‘Scandal’ Scene More Proof Of Female Empowerment On The Rise

EPIC ‘Scandal’ Scene More Proof Of Female Empowerment On The Rise

For the majority of us who are Scandal fans, (who isn’t these days!) you are a fan of the show for multiple reasons. The story of Olivia Pope, played by […]

Celebrities, Working Women

Eva Longoria Urges More Women To Become Producers & Directors

Eva Longoria Urges More Women To Become Producers & Directors

Eva Longoria, you know her from her legendary role as Gabrielle Solis on ABC’s Desperate Housewives, and her marriage to NBA superstar Tony Parker. But that’s not where it ends […]

Body Image, Celebrities, Entertainment

Ah Ha! So THIS Is The Source Of Lena Dunham’s Self Esteem…

Ah Ha! So THIS Is The Source Of Lena Dunham’s Self Esteem…

Lena Dunham is synonymous for being a successful young woman and not conforming to Hollywood standards. She gives hope to many young aspiring actresses, writers and anyone who is looking […]

Celebrities, Entertainment

Why Is ‘Scandal’ Making History? It’s All Thanks To Kerry Washington!

Why Is ‘Scandal’ Making History? It’s All Thanks To Kerry Washington!

Women who make history in any industry will hopefully one day become the norm, but in the meantime we love celebrating and talking about these exciting achievements! This time it […]

Entertainment

Suck It Boys! Nearly Half Of All Video Gamers Are Girls.

Suck It Boys! Nearly Half Of All Video Gamers Are Girls.

It’s like that old Bob Dylan song “oh the times they are a-changin’…” While that song was released in 1964, those words are eerily true of the tech and gaming […]

Body Image, Celebrities

Kristen Bell: “My Worth Is More Than Just My Weight”

Kristen Bell: “My Worth Is More Than Just My Weight”

Actress Kristen Bell is one celebrity who knows the pressure on women in Hollywood to lose weight 5 seconds after having a baby. This pressure now apparently also applies to […]

Body Image, Celebrities, Entertainment

Being Told You’re “Too Fat” Or “Ethnic” Shouldn’t Stop You From Being Successful

Being Told You’re “Too Fat” Or “Ethnic” Shouldn’t Stop You From Being Successful

Ever been told to lose weight for a job and thought you had to do it otherwise you wouldn’t be successful? Well perhaps this will make you think differently about […]