diversity

Fashion

What the List of Highest Paid Models Says About Racism in Fashion

Forbes released its list of the highest paid models in fashion and nearly all of them were white, cis, thin women. We talked to Fashionista's Tyler McCall to understand why.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
4 days ago
Culture

Brie Larson on What It's Like Not to Be 'Surrounded by White People' on Set

Over 70 percent of production on Brie Larson's upcoming film 'Just Mercy' were people of color because of Michael B. Jordan's inclusion rider.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
12.5.18
Culture

Janet Mock Explains How Inclusion in Filmmaking Actually Works

Janet Mock and Jameela Jamil discuss the importance of having WOC in front of and behind the camera in Hollywood.
Terry Nguyen
10.16.18
Film

Why Seeing Yourself Represented on Screen Is So Important

"Black Panther" has been hailed as a model success story for depicting diversity on screen. According to past research, the representation of minority groups in mass media has a powerful educational impact on audiences.
Kimberly Lawson
2.20.18
Work

How Arbitration Clauses Silence Women Speaking Out About Harassment

Therese Lawless has filed lawsuits against Silicon Valley’s most powerful companies, often for gender discrimination. But a growing trend of arbitration clauses in contracts is effectively silencing many of the women she represents.
Laura Rena Murray
11.30.17
politics

Diversity Campaigns Need More Straight White Men, Says White Male Politician

"I'm just saying inclusion should be about everyone and there are large group of men who feel they've been left behind," said Australian politician Mark Parton.
Sirin Kale
9.21.17
discrimination

Yes, You Can Be Fired for Circulating Bigoted Ideas at Work

Following reports that Google fired the author of an anti-diversity memo circulating at the company, alt-right activists went berserk, claiming the company had violated the First Amendment. Unsurprisingly, they're wrong.
Kimberly Lawson
8.8.17
Culture

Read Between the Racism: The Serious Lack of Diversity in Book Publishing

Unless you're a white guy from Brooklyn, the publishing industry has a huge problem when it comes to representation. But no one is sure how to fix it.
Ilana Masad
4.18.16
Culture

Not a Hit, Not Yet a Cult Classic: Shonda Rhimes on the Making of 'Crossroads'

In interviews with Broadly, the women who wrote, directed, and produced "Crossroads" reflect on creating a small-budget film with Britney Spears—who, despite being one of the world's biggest pop stars, only requested tuna Lunchables and edamame on set.
Emalie Marthe
3.16.16