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Gender Issues

Marvel Wouldn't Allow the Villain in "Iron Man 3" to Be a Woman Because of This Ridiculous Reason

By Maggie Mallon Today in 'Are You Serious?' movie news, screenwriter-director Shane Black revealed the reason he had to change the gender of a leadin... Read More »

The Feds Are Taking On Hollywood's Huge Sexism Problem

By Jillian Kramer Hollywood has a serious gender problem. But, it would seem, something is finally being done about it. The ACLU announced Wednesday... Read More »

Emma Watson Interviewed Geena Davis On Ending Gender Inequality and It Got Serious

By Jillian Kramer When two outspoken advocates for gender equality sit down for an in-depth chat, you know it's going to be good — and good barely scr... Read More »

Carli Lloyd: Suing US Soccer Is About "Equal Pay for Equal Play"

By Jillian Kramer In a new op-ed published in The New York Times, Olympic gold medalist and FIFA Women's World Cup champion Carli Lloyd gets candid ab... Read More »

Why Are So Few Women in Leadership Roles? We've Got Answers

By Jillian Kramer It's an unpleasant fact, but women are much le likely to hold leadership positions than men, and they're still having trouble gaini... Read More »

Women Earn as Much as (or More Than) Men in These Cities, and Here's Why

By Jillian Kramer We know that myriad factors affect the gender pay gap. But just how wide that gap is, a new study shows, can depend on simple geogra... Read More »