Gender, Work, and the Sitcom Family: TV at the Pollock

(upbeat synth music) – Hi everyone, thank you so much for sticking around. I’m Aleah Kiley. I’m a graduate student in the film and media studies department, and I’m so fortunate to have Professor Elana Levine with me from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, to talk about those three shows we just watched, the Father Knows Best, Mary Tyler […]

Transgender Love Story: Arin and Katie Break Up

KATIE: I couldn’t imagine not having him in my life in some way, friendship, relationship, um my butler or something, I don’t know. COMM: They’ve been the champions of the transgender community. Katie Hill and Arin Andrews both changed gender at the same time, leading to romance between the young couple. Their fight to change views on gender […]

Talk Show Host Defends Women’s Rights on Arab Radio

Good evening to all of you out there tuning in to “Direct Talks”. Talk show host Makbula Nassar is doing what few women in Israel’s Arab sector do: she is openly criticizing her own society. Most of her darts are aimed at conservative sectors in Muslim communities whose customs, she claims, discriminate against women. Our society is a […]

Breaking the Glass Ceiling | Erika Buhler | [email protected]

Translator: Mel Simmons Reviewer: Darina Stoyanova Hashtag goals. What was the first thing that came to mind when you heard me say this? Was it Kylie Jenner’s lips? Eyebrows on fleek? Or did you just ask yourself Why’d she just say hashtag goals then pause? Who gave her the mike? What is she doing? But did you ever […]

Geena Davis Says There’s Been Zero Progress in Female Representation in Media

-This is really impressive. You started, independent of this documentary, a research institute, yes? -Yes. -To study gender in media. -Yes. -What gave you that idea and how do you go about starting something like that? -Right. I didn’t know, but it was because when my daughter was a toddler, I sat her down to watch preschool shows […]

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