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This Much I Know... - 'Female' Films: A Culture Less Credible?

There’s been something bugging me about the inescapable press surrounding Fifty Shades of Grey. No, it’s not the endless, ludicrous ‘clickbait’ stories about the commercial efforts of B&Q, it’s not the frankly unfeasible suggestions that the two romantic leads Jamie Dornan and Dakota Jonson hate each other and it’s not, surprisingly, the vocal accusations of supposed depictions of abuse – for me, the film was neither cinematic milestone nor misogynistic mouthpiece (the laughably appalling and undeniably problematic prose of E.L. 883 more words

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Are we accustomed to seeing images of competent working women in media?

I don’t know about you, but I don’t remember growing up with a lot of good images of women at work. We talked before about my favorite image, but most of the rest that I remember were either a nice girl or bitchy boss. 433 more words

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50 Dollars AND 50 Shades

Yet another film has caused a stir across the world. This time it’s the controversial Fifty Shades of Grey. After reading a number of opinions of the film adaptation I couldn’t help but recognize a lot of debate around whether it’s valuable or simply romanticising the destructive and dangerous culture of sadomasochism and the violence against women. 744 more words

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Issa Rae is coming to HBO! Awkward Black Girl on HBO

Issa Rae is coming to HBO!  She has collaborated with co-writer and creator The Nightly Show star Larry Wilmore to bring you Insecure, a comedy pilot….

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Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit

Comedy comes to this year’s Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit thanks to the “Hey Ladies” comedy show. After first appearing at the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) and performing in its Comedy Wings Competition, funny ladies Amberia Allen, Zainab Johnson, and Hadiyah Robinson are ready to hit the stage at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort and Spa on March 4. 41 more words

Philly Speaks: Women in Technology {Exclusive Interviews} 2.15.2015

February 15, 2015

Today on Philly Speaks we discussed Women-Owned Businesses with a Focus on Women in Technology!

Special Guests:

Surera Ward, Mobile Marketing Expert: Founder-Sure Messenger… 44 more words

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