A conversation between Pamela Adlon, Minnie Driver, Kathryn Hahn, and Issa Rae in The Hollywood Reporter reveal the incredible sexism women face in Hollywood. Pamela Adlon says:
“When I was 15, I was doing my second movie, and it was a really independent movie, so we were stealing locations, and we played orphans, so we’d break into somebody’s house. We’re shooting at one of those houses on Sunset, and you’re always supposed to have a guardian on set when you’re a minor, but mine was gone, and we did a scene where we broke into a house and then we go swimming in the pool. The scene is over, and I have a towel on, and the director comes over to me and he goes, ‘Pam, it would be really funny if you dropped the towel and we could just see your butt, like, really fast.'”
The Virginia shooter, James Hodgkinson, was arrested in 2006 on charges related to abuse of his foster daughter, making him the latest man to commit a mass shooting who has a history of abusing women and girls.
Rolling Stone magazine is set to settle a defamation suit, brought by a fraternity at the University of Virginia, over discredited a 2014 story about a gang rape that was later discredited, by paying $1.65 million in damages.
A recently released report details how a pregnant Irish girl seeking an abortion was instead placed in a psychiatric clinic against her will.
Keep trying to silence Kamala Harris, you’re only making her stronger.
The women of the United States Senate will not be silenced when seeking the truth. Fight back: https://t.co/5KpQ4wBykN
— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) June 13, 2017
The New York Times has more on the universal phenomenon of men interrupting women.