Despite Leading the Box Office in 2017, Women Made Up Less Than a Quarter of Lead Film Roles, Down From 2016
2017 was, in many ways, a standout year for women in film. Female protagonists dominated the box office and they did so in movies marketed specifically towards women. But overall, the number of female leads in films last year was lower than in 2016, with women making up only 24% of sole protagonists.Read More
Study Shows Women’s Employment In Prime-Time TV Has Plateaued; Overwhelming Percentage Of Female Characters Still White, Young, & One-Dimensional
Can I get a KNOPE?
It helps your statistical chances for a "successful" career if you're a white actress who hasn't hit 30 yet and doesn't mind playing a non-speaking character with an easily "identifiable marital status," and no--that's not me being cynical. Those are the boob tube facts.Read More