Always the bridesmaid, never the bride
TAGS: Bridesmaids | Hollywood | women Is Hollywood finally starting to wake up to its woman problem? What we’re hearing from people who write about and are part of the American entertainment industry is that there just isn’t enough. There aren’t enough good roles for women. There aren’t enough women producing, whether on the business or the creative end.
Quick hits: Kentucky women’s news
TAGS: Emerge Kentucky | golf | Henry Clay Week | Kentucky | marriage | Nancy Pelosi | Quick hits | Transylvania University | women Former Speaker of the House and current Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi shared a stage with Speaker John Boehner and former Speaker J. Dennis Hastert at my alma mater, Transylvania University. …Continue reading →
“Show runners: The women of pop”
TAGS: Adele | America's Sweetheart | Beyonce | Kitty Empire | Lady Gaga | pop music | Sasha Frere-Jones | sexism | the Guardian | the New Yorker | What is this shit? | women Critique of a New Yorker story on Beyoncé, Lady Gaga and Adele: “The Women of Pop: Beyoncé and Lady Gaga” by Sasha Frere-Jones.
Yesterday’s Saudi Women2Drive protest
TAGS: protest | Saudi Arabia | women | Women2Drive The New York Times reports on yesterday’s protest, in which a number of Saudi women took to the road in defiance of the kingdom’s ban on women drivers.
Saudi women take the wheel
TAGS: ban | driving | protest | Saudi Arabia | women Saudi women break law against women drivers today in protests organized using social media.
Reuters’ map of world’s most dangerous countries for women
TAGS: Thomson Reuters Foundation | TrustLaw | women TrustLaw Women, the newest addition to the Thomson Reuters Foundation, produced a map and infographics illustrating its survey of the world’s most dangerous countries for women. According to its Web site, TrustLaw Women …Continue reading →
Most dangerous countries for women: the map version
TAGS: Afghanistan | Congo | dangerous | guardian | map | Pakistan | women The Guardian’s interactive map of the most dangerous countries to be a woman.