The organisers of the Women Over 50 Film Festival (WOFFF) have unveiled their full programme of films and events for the 2018 festival. The exiting programme will take place in Brighton and Lewes from 20th–23rd September and has received endorsement from major female film and television stars.
The Department of Health and Human Services has begun to write a new protection policy that could affect LGBT patients and women who have had an abortion.
In 2016 Directors UK found that of 2,500 films made in the UK over the last 10 years, only 13% were directed by women.
On average, female directors will direct fewer films in their career and are less likely to receive a second, third or fourth directing job. In other words, numbers are low for women directors in general but they get even lower as women age.*
Women Over 50 Film Festival (WOFFF) is an international film festival aiming to redress the age and gender imbalance older women face in the film industry. WOFFF is a celebration of women over 50 in front of and behind the camera, and this September is launching its third annual, interactive, engaging, entertaining weekend of films and activities for older women and their friends.
A study shows a "pervasive and systematic" inequality against women, LGBTQ people and ethnic groups in Hollywood.
«The Birds That Never Flew» by Margot McCuaig is a book that will not leave you indifferent, both for its hardness as the fight of the women in question.
"She's beautiful when she's angry" is a documentary that traces the epic of the women's movement from 1966 to 1971, which allowed women around the world to get rights.
We always need to distribute some awards for stupidy and this week, we've got our winner ! Michele Bachmann, congresswoman in Minnesota, continues to affirm that gay men are a health risk for the public health, that it is a choice to be gay and that gay parents are inferior to straight parents.
An insurance company think a lesbian couple burned their house, they were not even in the city.
Big first in Texas! The University decided to propose gender-neutral restrooms on all the campus.