women left out of popular US films

A review of the 100 most popular fictional films released in the US from 2007 to 2014 found only 30% of all characters who spoke or were named were women, and most were young, white and heterosexual.  Only 1.9% were directed by women.
Jake Coyle, “Study Throws Harsh Light on Inequality in Popular Movies,” WRAL.com, August 5, 2015.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s