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Amanda Seyfried Was Paid 10% Of Male Counterpart For Movie, Adds Voice To Hollywood Feminist Movement

Amanda Seyfried has added her story to the instances of gender discrimination that seem to be piling up in Hollywood. For one movie, though she didn’t say which one, Amanda Seyfried was seriously shorted in pay compared to her male counterpart. Amanda Seyfried said, “A few years ago, on one of my big-budget films, I found I was being paid …

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Amy Schumer Gets Death Threats

Amy Schumer doesn’t think of herself as a feminist icon. And perhaps that is what makes her the ideal feminist icon. Amy Schumer isn’t trying to be anything but herself, and she demands that she not be required to throw in a super-skinny body to boot in order to be taken as seriously as the next guy. Amy Schumer told …

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Jane Fonda Surprised She’s Still Getting Roles

Jane Fonda is no newcomer to the argument about how women are treated in the film industry. Fonda has been fighting that fight all her career. For a woman who made tremendous amounts of money in a fitness endeavor, Fonda is adamant that looks not be the determiner of a woman’s worth. “The perception of men as they get older …

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Zoe Saldana’s Husband Takes Her Surname

A mangina, according to the Urban Dictionary, is when a guy simulates the look of a vagina by hiding his private parts between his leg. For some people, a mangina is also a man who views women as superior, a male feminist if you will. One prime example of a mangina is Zoe Saldana’s husband, Marco Perego. The Guardians of …

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Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting Breathing Easier These Days

Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting is breathing much easier following her recent surgery. The Big Bang Theory star didn’t have a nose job, as many media outlets reported. What she had instead was sinus surgery, and she’s already feeling much better since having it. “I have not been able to breathe since I can remember, so I had to have this sinus surgery, …

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Anna Kendrick on Jake Gyllenhaal, Feminism, and “Into the Woods”

Anna Kendrick has become one of the most sought-after actresses in Hollywood, despite the criticism she has received for her looks. After making a name for herself in movies such as Twilight, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, and cult hit Pitch Perfect, the actress has now been cast in half a dozen movies set to release within the next year. …

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Jennifer Garner: ‘My Girls Take Karate So They Can Kick a Guy’s Ass’

Jennifer Garner is pretty sick and tired of the double standard in the world, especially in Hollywood. Specifically, she is frustrated with how Hollywood puts women into gender role boxes. Back in October Jennifer Garner told attendees at the Elle Women of Hollywood event that she and husband Ben Affleck were doing a press event on the same day for …

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Emma Watson Gives Inspiring HeForShe Speech

Emma Watson may be best known for her role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter films, but she is working on making a new name for herself. Watson was recently named a U.N. Women’s Goodwill Ambassador and has been working hard on the HeForShe campaign. Watson claims that she is trying to remove any stereotypes associated with feminism and …

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Brigitte Bardot Does Not Support Feminism, She’s A “Masculinist”

Brigitte Bardot, the outspoken former sex siren, has made some controversial comments in the past regarding her personal politics. Now, the actress is in hot water yet again for her remarks. This time, the subject was feminism. In an interview with the Daily Mail’s Liz Jones, Bardot bluntly professed her views regarding the topic, which has been a hot-button issue …

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Anita Sarkeesian Talks #GamerGate on Colbert

For years now Anita Sarkeesian has been under attack. As a blogger Sarkeesian writes Femenist Frequency, a blog and video series dedicated to examining the representation of women in pop culture. Her work often focuses on touchy subjects within subcultures, making her a target of frequent threats and hate speech online. Now Sarkeesian is at the center of a months-long …

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Emma Watson on Feminism and Her Mother

Last month Harry Potter actress Emma Watson made waves when she spoke at the HeForShe global solidarity movement about the importance of feminism. Standing in the U.N. headquarters in New York City, the 24-year-old called on men and boys around the world to join the movement for gender equality. “I want men to take up this mantle. So their daughters, …

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Vagina Cookies Lead to Feminist Flame-Up in Second Grade Class (New Updates)

One of the more fun subreddits to peruse on the popular site Reddit is know by the initials TIFU, which stands for “Today I F*cked Up”. In the category, posters tell stories of major faux pas or unwise moves they or others made that day. You will see things like “TIFU by Showing My Testicle to a Lot of People” …

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