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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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    Sony Chairman Amy Pascal Addresses Hollywood's Depiction of Gay Characters: "We Can Do Better. We Have To."

    As the Supreme Court hears merits and demerits today of the Proposition 8 gay marriage ban, a full transcript of Sony chairman Amy Pascal's remarks at the March 21 fundraiser gala for the LA Gay and Lesbian Center has been released to the Huffington Post. In her speech, Pascal specifically addresses...

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    Sexism Pushes Its Way Into the Oscar Campaign

    In the last week the screws have really been tightening in this bizarre world of Oscar campaigning, and Kathryn Bigelow and her film Zero Dark Thirty are the recipients of what is referred to a "whispering campaign."  To me there is nothing quiet about it.  It is loud and clear a...

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    What Do the New Changes at Sony Mean for Amy Pascal?

    Yesterday, the news broke that Michael Lynton who is now co-chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment along with Amy Pascal will be promoted to running all of Sony's entertainment operations in the US.  These new changes are being made as Howard Stringer retires and hands over the reigns of t...

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    The World's Most Powerful Women According to Forbes

    Forbes loves its lists. Its most recent list is the world's most powerful women and it is of course dominated by female politicians with Angela Merkel topping the list. But there are many Hollywood and media players who made the list, and Lady Gaga is the top Hollywood entry on the list at Number ...

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    Book Excerpt- The Tattooed Girl: The Enigma of Stieg Larsson

    I have a piece in the upcoming anthology The Tattooed Girl: The Enigma of Stieg Larsson and the Secrets Behind the Most Compelling Thrillers of Our Time by Dan Burstein, Arne de Keijzer, John-Henri Holmberg

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    The Misogyny Machine That Rules Hollywood Comedies

    Some days I wake up thinking that things can't be really as bad as I think they are, then, I see a story like Tad Friend's piece in this week's New Yorker on Anna Faris and the state of Hollywood comedies for women and I think, wow, it's even worse that I thought it was.

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