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Stop and Start

I often wonder how the writer(s) arrive at a title for the movie they are making, and at what point the production executive(s) step in and make alterations, suggest new titles, or farm it out somewhere else. 940 more words


I'm Not "She" or "Her"

I don’t want people to use female pronouns for me anymore.  At the same time, I don’t want to instruct my friends, family, and co-workers not to use female pronouns for me.  1,393 more words


I'm Genderqueer, and I won't boycott Zoolander 2

Complainants don’t know what they are talking about.

It has been 14 years since ‘Zoolander’ was released, a zany comedy which mocks the modelling industry, in which Ben Stiller plays Derek Zoolander, a narcissistic and slow-witted male model who becomes the unwitting tool in a plot to kill the Malaysian Prime Minister. 1,529 more words


Sticking Plaster Solutions?

Harriett Harman – former elected deputy leader of the Labour Party – has been speaking again about gender balance (as opposed to gender equality) in “Corbyn’s Labour Party” 645 more words

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