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Emmys 2017: Lena Waithe Becomes First Black Woman to Win Comedy Writing Emmy

We've been huge fans of Netflix's Master of None for a while now, and Season 2 of the show topped the first! One big reason why is the episode "Thanksgiving," a personal episode written by show co-star and writer, Lena Waithe. Well, tonight she made history, winning the Emmy for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series along with Aziz Ansari, and becoming the first black woman to win a comedy writing Emmy!

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Teen Vogue’s Lauren Duca Speaks Out About the Overwhelming Online Harassment She’s Experienced

"Telling women writers to 'just not do that' is like suggesting a New York cab driver relocate to a state where everyone has cars and no one needs cabs."

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Hulu Original Harlots Tells the Story of 18th Century Sex Work, All with Women Writers, Directors & Producers

The Hulu original series Harlots is a show with an all-female creative team, with the intent to frame "everything from the whore's eye view."

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The Mary Sue’s Most Favorite Women Comics Writers of 2016 and Beyond!

We thought we should also pay homage to the wordsmiths and spellbinders who give our most favorite characters voice and action in 2016.

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Feminism Around the World: Badass Women We’re Thankful For

This week's Feminism Around the World column is dedicated to the amazing women alive right now — activists, artists, athletes, politicians, and more — who are doing great things and working to move the needle toward parity and justice in their respective fields. for whom we're eternally grateful.

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Adult Swim’s Mike Lazzo Doubles Down On Excuses For Why They Hire So Few Female Writers

We've talked a lot about the depressing scarcity of female writers in film and television. Often, we try to give people the benefit of the doubt and talk about the "unconscious bias" that permeates every industry. But sometimes, people's biases are very, very conscious. So conscious, in fact, that they'll display their ignorance willingly and willfully in public.

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