Beauty is a social construct. Women do not live in a world where we are taken at the same face value as men.
They're messy, they hurt, they make you feel sick. Sometimes you forget about it, sometimes you're preoccupied with your day, sometimes you leave a tampon in a little too long. Leakage is a thing. Accidents happen.
Lena Dunham wrote and produced a television series with four women in the main cast that was probably the highest amount of vaginas in a room that Hollywood has seen in a while.
Last week we looked at the pay gap that exists in Hollywood and how, with the billions of dollars invested in the industry, women are still being underpaid. Not only are women in the industry getting underpaid compared to their male counterparts, some women are completely missing out on opportunities to get paid. Why? Because... Continue Reading →
Firstly, let's begin this post by stating that the fact that women in certain positions are being blatantly paid less by men in those same positions is absolutely ridiculous. Secondly, it's difficult to balance out figures when certain higher paid industries, such as engineering, are so male populated. Here, however, the issue stems deeper, in that... Continue Reading →
What images do we conjure when we picture women in Hollywood? Is it hard-working females? Or is it beautiful models on glossy magazine covers and actresses walking red carpets? Whilst we want it to be the former, it is more than often the latter. We think of Hollywood women in all their glamour and fame, we... Continue Reading →