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    Amy Pascal Asks Hollywood to Eliminate Gay Stereotypes from Films

    Amy Pascal is truly a force. She championed Kathryn Bigelow and Zero Dark Thirty all the way. And at the LA Gay and Lesbian Center gala last week, Pascal asked the industry to take a long, hard look at how LGBT characters are depicted in film. Deadline provided an excerpt from her speech.

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    Watch This: Nina Simone Singing "To Be Free"

    Legacy Records, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is celebrating Nina Simone as their February 2013 Artist of the Month in honor of Black History Month and Simone's 80th birthday.  And a biopic starring Zoe Saldana as Simone is now being edited.

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    Rachel Feldman to Direct Lilly Ledbetter Biopic

    Lilly Ledbetter has chosen Rachel Feldman to direct a biopic based on her life and her fight for equal pay for women.

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    Kerry Washington Wins Big at NAACP Image Awards

    Over the weekend at the NAACP Image Awards, Kerry Washington swept the show. She won three awards.

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    Kathryn Bigelow Wants You to Support Women Working in National Security

    Some criticism against Kathryn Bigelow during The Hurt Locker era was lobbed against Bigelow’s statements that filmmaking for her isn’t about breaking gender roles. However, as Jessica Chastain said in her Golden Globes acceptance speech, “when you make a film that allows your char...

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    Watch This: See Jane Trailer from Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

    Geena Davis's commitment to gender in the media is truly inspiring. See Jane, an affiliated program with her Institute on Gender in the Media, focuses specifically on making sure that children's media has a balanced and varied portrayal of female characters. The below trailer illustrates som...

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    Emotional Creature Celebrates Girls Lives

    There have been so few shows and events that truly reveal what it is like to be a girl that when you see truth - the good and the bad - you immediately know that you are seeing something special. For me, the TV show that epitomized girlhood will always be My So Called Life, the Winnie Holzman creat...

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    Political Video of the Day: Stockard Channing A is for: Always Remember

    National treasure, Stockard Channing, recently did a video for the "A is For" campaign. With a group of women founders including Martha Plimpton, Lizz Winstead and Sarah Thyre, A is For brings awareness about the war on women taking inspiration and reclaiming Hester Prynn's branding in...

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    Political Video of the Day: Scarlett Johansson, Kerry Washington and Eva Longoria Are Voting Obama

    In a video for MoveOn.org, actresses Scarlett Johansson, Kerry Washington and Eva Longoria give women some of the reasons why they should go vote for Obama in the upcoming election.

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    Political Video of the Day: Women's Voices: The Gender Gap Movie

    In 1984, Jenny Rohrer directed Women's Voices: The Gender Gap Movie to inform people about the gender gap as the election approached. With real life testimonials from women combined with visuals from cartoonist Nicole Hollander, the film was recently restored by NYWIFT.

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