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How gender equality and diversity were addressed at 2018 Oscars
The issues of gender equality and diversity were front and center at the Oscars Sunday night. In a year that saw a reckoning over sexual misconduct in Hollywood as well as the success of groundbreaking films like "Lady Bird" and "Get Out," the Academy addressed the issues head on -- from the red
Geena Davis wants a role in the 'Wonder Woman' sequel
Oscar winner Geena Davis is no stranger to kicking butt on screen. The actress, who's starred in action films such as "Cutthroat Island" and "The Long Kiss Goodnight," wants in on the sequel to the blockbuster movie "Wonder Woman." "I met [director] Patty Jenkins and I told her, 'I’m sure you're
'A League of Their Own': A real-life former player on what the film got right
"A League of Their Own" came out 25 years ago today, but the Penny Marshall-directed film is far more than just a movie for the women who took the baseball diamond more than 70 years ago during World War II and for years after. The 1992 blockbuster centers on the All-American Girls Professional
March 9, 1992: Geena Davis on making 'A League of Their Own'
In a league of their own when you were learning how to play baseball where they're just all sorts of people coming at you with tips and other. You just let it say. And now offer and you really picked up on that thing there yet I came in later but then. Practicing for quite awhile. And we had great
Janet Jackson Tops the List of Older Celebrity Moms
Janet Jackson welcomed a son, Eissa Al Mana, with husband Wissam Al Mana, this week, but she is not the only celebrity mom to give birth later in life. Her representative confirmed to ABC News that the 50-year-old singer welcomed a baby boy. "Janet had a stress-free healthy delivery and is resting
Shonda Rhimes Guest-Edits Good Housekeeping's List of 25 Awesome Women
Next month, Good Housekeeping magazine will publish its annual list of 25 Awesome Women. Guest edited by super producer Shonda Rhimes , this year’s list includes a diverse array of women, from those who are making a difference in their communities to famous women who are using their platform to
'Thelma & Louise' Turns 25: Looking Back at the Most Feminist Scenes in the Movie
Geena Davis has been advocating for better female representation in Hollywood for years. Women, she's argued, are all too often relegated to playing secondary parts, and have very few opportunities to do truly gutsy things on camera. It was her role as Thelma in "Thelma & Louise" led her to what
Meet the All-Girls Baseball Team Shaking Up a West Seattle Little League
These girls are knocking the boys straight out of the park. The Rockford Peaches is the first all-girls baseball team in the history of the West Seattle Little League, which has been around since 1958. And though the WSLL has allowed girls to play with boys, it has never had a team of only girls.
Geena Davis Organizes 'A League of Their Own' Reunion
It's been more than 20 years since the release of the movie "A League of Their Own." However, Geena Davis proved over the weekend that some of the cast members are still in touch. The actress, who starred in the 1992 baseball film, organized a reunion baseball game with several of her castmates. At
Geena Davis on Fighting Sexism in Hollywood
The actress discusses how the lack of female representation in the film industry led her to establish the Bentonville Film Festival and the Institute on Gender in Media.