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“No Change” In Jobs For Female & Minority Directors In Past Decade, Study Finds

A new study from USC found that only 4% of all directors across the 1,000 top-grossing films during the past decade were female – a ratio of 24 males …

Women of Color

UNITED STATES

UNITED STATES<p>Population estimates, July 1, 2016, (V2016)<p>323,127,513<p>People<p>Population<p>Population estimates, July 1, 2017, (V2017)<p>325,719,178<p>Population …

Demographics

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Global Population by Race & The Future of Our World<p>Here is a general breakdown of the World's population by race, which apparently also broadly …

When white actors play other races

The practice of casting white actors in non-white roles is still prevalent in Hollywood – despite widespread condemnation and protest. Why does it continue? Tom Brook reports.<p>This week Pan, the story of Peter Pan’s origins opens in the US. Already there has been controversy. The film-makers caused …

Seven totally racist movies your parents love

They’re beautiful. They’re classics. They’re essential cinema. They’re racist.<p>Yes, things were <i>different</i> back in the Golden and Silver ages of Hollywood. The cinema your parents grew up with — or your parents' parents grew up with — was of a totally different nature than the post-"Star Wars" …

Film Schools Open Path to Hollywood Diversity – Variety

We’ve come a long way since the 1990s when many film school programs were still predominantly white, male and lacking significantly in terms of an …

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There Are Almost 24 Male Directors for Every Female Director in Hollywood

And women who direct also have a much shorter shelf life than men who do, according to a new study.<p>News alert: it’s tough to be a female director in Hollywood.<p>And on Wednesday, U.S.C.-Annenberg released yet another comprehensive study that details just <i>how</i> tough it is, titled “Inclusion in the …

MPAA Statistics Break the Stunning News That Most of the People Who Go the Movies Aren’t White Men

Every year at CinemaCon the MPAA releases statistics (report here) on the previous year’s moviegoers: What percentage of them can be classified as …

The ABCs of Horror Tropes

The website for TV Tropes (tvtropes.org) defines tropes as “<i>devices and conventions that a writer can reasonably rely on as being present in the</i> …

This Essay Was Not Built On an Ancient Indian Burial Ground

Horror Aesthetics within Indigenous cinema as pushback against colonial violence<p>by Ariel Smith Volume 18, Issue 8 / August 2014 7 minutes (1536 words)<p>…

Sacrificial Negroes and Basic Hollywood Tropes

I am a big fan of the show <i>Penny Dreadful</i>. One of my favorite characters on the show was Sembene, (played by Dani Sempani), a former African tribesman …

Sorry, Ladies: Study on Women in Film and Television Confirms The Worst

The Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film has released its report on 2014, titled “It’s a Man’s (Celluloid) World,” and the news isn’t …

How net neutrality works

SEE MORE VIDEOS<p>The future of protecting an open Internet has been the subject of fierce debate, and potential changes to the rules by the Federal Communications Commission could impact your online experience.

How to argue about net neutrality (and why you should)

This is the net-neutrality debate guide you've been waiting for, because the subject is sure to come up -- and you need to be ready.<p>OK, maybe not. But an argument about net neutrality is worth having, if only with yourself, because internet regulations can affect your browsing and streaming …

Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality Repeal: What Could Happen and How It Could Affect You

For you and me, the Federal Communications Commission’s plan to repeal net neutrality rules can be boiled down to two questions: What might happen? And whom do you trust?<p>Here’s our guide for internet users looking for answers.<p><b>The Backdrop</b><p>The net neutrality rules were passed in 2015 during the Obama …

Net Neutrality

North Korea is the biggest threat to mankind RIGHT NOW, JP Morgan CEO warns

GettyKim Jong Un poses a “terrible” threat to the world says JP Morgan's Jamie Dimon<p>Jamie Dimon, the CEO of American banking giant JP Morgan said …

How potent are North Korea's threats?

<b>Since the last round of UN sanctions in 2013, North Korea has unleashed a series of threats against the US and South Korea. The BBC examines how much of a threat North Korea really poses.</b><p>North Korea's threats<p>North Korea has frequently employed bellicose rhetoric towards its perceived enemies.<p>In …

Is North Korea our greatest threat to national security?

North Korea is stupid<p>Don't worry this guys a fat teenager that's want some nothing more than attention. There idiots over there's the only thing they …

30 of Donald Trump's wildest quotes

On 9/11<p>Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images<p>On Ivanka<p>Credit: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images<p>On Muslims<p>Credit: Joel Page/Reuters<p>On women<p>Credit: Aaron P. …

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4/26/17 - Should the United States Continue to Build a Fence or Wall along the US/Mexico Border?

immigration.procon.org - Explore both sides of this debate via quotes from politicians such as Representatives Pete King (pro) and Nancy Pelosi …

Donald Trump's Mexico wall: Who is going to pay for it?

<b>President Donald Trump has set in motion his plan to build an "impenetrable, physical, tall, powerful, beautiful, southern border wall" between the US and Mexico.</b><p>The border is about 1,900 miles (3,100 km) long and traverses all sorts of terrain.<p>Mr Trump says his wall will cover 1,000 miles and …

Ruben Gallego: Why we should not build Trump's border wall

Donald Trump promised a “big, beautiful wall” on the campaign trail. He promised it would be an impenetrable concrete wall, running the full 2,000 …

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Stephen Colbert's Big Gay Roundup - The Colbert Report (Video Clip)

The Colbert Report<p>Stephen Colbert's Big Gay Roundup<p>Clip6/27/2013<p>The American Medical Association pushes for reversing a ban on blood donations from …

President Obama's Transgender Bathroom Backlash: The Daily Show

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Same-Sex Couples Can Now Adopt Children In All 50 States

A federal judge ruled Mississippi's ban on same-sex adoption is unconstitutional.<p>A federal judge ruled Thursday that Mississippi's ban on same-sex couples adopting children is unconstitutional, making gay adoption legal in all 50 states.<p>U.S. District Judge Daniel Jordan issued a preliminary …

U.S. judge lifts ban on adoption by same-sex couples in Mississippi

<b>(CNN) —</b> A federal judge struck down a ban on adoptions by same-sex couples in Mississippi, describing the 16-year-old law as unconstitutional.<p>U.S. District Judge Daniel Jordan issued a preliminary injunction Thursday.<p>In his ruling, he cited the Supreme Court's decision last year that legalizes …

A same-sex couple's struggle to adopt

This fall, Michael George and Chad Lord mark a milestone: the fifth anniversary of their quest to adopt a newborn. After varied efforts and thousands …

Why LGBT Advocates Say Bathroom 'Predators' Argument Is a Red Herring

It’s become a common refrain in recent months: Allowing transgender people to use the restroom that aligns with their gender identity will end up …

List of federal political sex scandals in the United States

For sex crimes, see List of American federal politicians convicted of crimes.<p>Many sex scandals in American history have involved incumbent United …