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Sexism

  1. conversations
    Jon Stewart and Dave Chappelle Talk Trump, Sexism, and Louis C.K.The two sat down for a lengthy chat with Christiane Amanpour.
  2. this week in web videos
    ‘Shelf Life’: The Script Has Been FlippedAlly Iseman’s web series Flip the Script is as funny as it is horrifying.
  3. Samantha Bee on the #MeToo Backlash: “What Men Literally Cannot Understand […]Here’s a great segment from last night’s Full Frontal, where Samantha Bee responds to the #MeToo backlash surrounding stories like the “Shitty […]
  4. Jordan Klepper Dives into the Aziz Ansari on The Opposition“How does someone remove themselves from the patriarchy? Is there like a formal process? Do you get a sponsor?”
  5. Dan Harmon Delivers a Lengthy Apology to Former ‘Community’ Writer Megan […]Last week, former Community writer Megan Ganz took to Twitter to call out Dan Harmon for what she found to be hypocritical behavior, given the […]
  6. miss america organization
    Former Miss Americas Might Get a Say in the Pageant’s Leadership After ScandalAn email scandal that involved the CEO sending disparaging, offensive comments about former Miss Americas led to a slew of resignations.
  7. breakups
    Miss America CEO Sam Haskell Resigns Following Email LeakIn a previous statement, Haskell says public criticism “impaired my judgment” when responding to the emails in question.
  8. vulture festival la 2017
    Natalie Portman Shares Experiences of Sexual Harassment and Sexism in Hollywood“I’ve had discrimination or harassment on almost everything I’ve ever worked on in some way.”
  9. Which Comedians Will Follow Pamela Adlon’s Lead and Fire Dave Becky?An important detail to remember from the New York Times report about Louis C.K.’s sexual misconduct is the behavior of C.K.’s manager Dave […]
  10. Marc Maron on Louis C.K.: “This Is Obviously a Fucking Massive, Turbulent […]Since last week’s New York Times report was published confirming the long-running rumors about Louis C.K.’s sexual misconduct, a handful of […]
  11. sexism
    Alec Baldwin Admits He’s ‘Bullied Women’ and Knew Rumors of Hollywood Misconduct“I certainly have treated women in a very sexist way.”
  12. Jim Jefferies: “I Was Stupid to Think That People Like Harvey Weinstein […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Jim Jefferies Show, where Jefferies recaps the Harvey Weinstein scandal and points out that the issue isn’t […]
  13. Seth Meyers Takes ‘A Closer Look’ at Weinstein, Trump, and Systemic SexismHere’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers takes “A Closer Look” at systemic sexism and how men like Harvey Weinstein, Roger […]
  14. The Business of Being a Young Woman in the BusinessIs it possible to be successful and maintain morals in this industry when you feel like “the bad guys” are winning?
  15. ‘Rick and Morty’ Writers on Adult Swim’s Lack of Shows by Women: “I Don’t […]Rick and Morty recently kicked off its third season on Adult Swim, and three episodes in, it’s already received plenty of rave reviews online. […]
  16. apologies
    Rick Ross Calls Misogynistic Comments About Female Rappers ‘a Mistake I Regret’Ross says he will now focus on signing women through his upcoming VH1 music-competition series.
  17. It’s Time for Male Allies in Comedy to Step UpIn 2015, just before his debut as host of The Late Show, Stephen Colbert penned a thoughtful article for Glamour asserting his intention to use […]
  18. mothers
    Holly Hunter on Being Cast As the ‘Forthright, Strong, Blah Blah Blah’ Mother“It’s the sexism of movies,” she told The New Yorker.
  19. Iliza Shlesinger Came After Other Female Comics, and It Did Not Go WellAs the host of a new late night show on Freeform, Iliza Shlesinger has been having a very successful 2017 so far, but this week the standup has […]
  20. hollywood sexism
    Emmy Rossum Was Once Asked to Wear a Bikini to a Meeting With a Director“He wanted to know if I was fat now. That was basically the question.”
  21. dancing with the stars
    Simone Biles Responds to Being Told to Smile on Dancing With the Stars“You don’t know which wild card of sexy or happy they want you to bring.”
  22. sexism
    A Director Once Called Cut to Tell Debra Messing Her Nose Was Ruining His Movie“How quickly can we get a plastic surgeon in here?”
  23. Misogyny Greeted Zoe Lister-Jones at Sundance“Is the director here?” 
  24. right-click
    Caroline Polachek Releases Free Surprise AlbumThough Charlift may be finished save for a few farewell shows, Caroline Polachek is just getting started.
  25. sexism
    Björk Tells Sexist Media to Eat Its Bechdel-Test Heart Out in Open Letter“If we don’t cut our chest open and bleed about the men and children in our lives we are [seen as] cheating our audience.”
  26. Brett Gelman Says He’s Severed Ties with Adult Swim Due to Their Treatment […]Adult Swim came under fire this year after it was revealed that they have no projects in the works by women, and now, one of the network’s […]
  27. the worst words
    Donald Trump May Have ‘Written’ a Very, Very Sexist NovelIt eventually came out under another author’s name.
  28. Former Adult Swim Employee: ‘Our Boss Had Said He’d Never Let a Woman Be […]Back in June, we took a closer look at Adult Swim’s slate of upcoming TV projects and discovered that out of 47 series creators, there wasn’t a […]
  29. sexism
    Sky Ferreira Hits Back Against ‘Sexist’ Article“I’m obviously a lot more than my ‘sex appeal’ or my ‘knockers.’”
  30. hollywood sexism
    Patricia Clarkson on Hollywood Sexism“Eat me!”
  31. Rashida Jones Challenges Stephen Colbert with Some Sexist Interview […]Here’s a clip from Rashida Jones’s visit to Friday night’s Late Show, where she gives Stephen Colbert a few quick tips on how to be a feminist […]
  32. hollywood sexism
    Geena Davis and Emma Watson on Hollywood Sexism“The world is missing female characters.”
  33. sexism
    Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino Is Not Going to ‘Smile More,’ Thank You Very Much“I just want to be able to exist and make music without people asking me the question, ‘So what is it like to be a girl in a band?’”
  34. movies
    Beyoncé Is ‘Not Connected’ to Movie About Saartjie BaartmanHer reps are denying earlier reports.
  35. sexism
    Joss Whedon Thinks Jurassic World Looks Pretty ‘’70s-Era Sexist’He has a point. 
  36. ‘BoJack Horseman’ Creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg Breaks Down Comedy’s […]BoJack Horseman creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg has been fielding questions from fans via his Tumblr this week, and his most interesting response […]
  37. Being a ‘Difficult’ Woman on TV and the Refreshing Brilliance of ‘The […]When the history of ‘90s sitcoms is told through televised romans à clef, it is, of course, the writers who get the last word. Tension between […]
  38. sexism
    Two and a Half Men Creator Made Some Unfunny, Misogynistic JokesMore than usual, we mean.
  39. comedy
    Letterman Comedy Booker Out After Sexist Times InterviewEddie Brill says his quotes were taken out of context.
  40. sexism
    Daily Show Responds to Allegations of SexismThe TDS women write an open letter in response to Jezebel’s damning piece.