Women make up more than half of the world’s population but are severely underrepresented, and often, inaccurately portrayed in the media. As women in politics, entertainment, sports and most other sectors have long battled sexist and biased media coverage, we are using our #RepresentHer campaign to demand better representation for women in all fields, regardless of race, class, age, religion, sexual orientation, ability, immigration status, or circumstance. When you notice women’s representation lacking—use the hashtag #RepresentHer to call it out!
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On Saturday, November 7th, the world changed for a whole generation of women and girls. Since 1789, we’ve endured a country run mostly by wealthy, heterosexual, white men. There have been 48 vice presidents, representative of only a portion of America… READ MORE.
Recently there was a national study: male film critics outnumber female film critics by more than 65 percent. This came as no surprise to me since I have been making a living in this profession for well over 25 years and still feel the loneliness of my gender… READ MORE.
While women, people of color, and other minority groups have long been vocal about the threats they experience online, there has been little to no action taken to address this. And with white men overrepresented in positions of power, it’s hard to imagine things will change without more inclusive leadership… READ MORE.