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A True Quote

Women and Hollywood By Melissa Silverstein | Women and Hollywood April 5, 2011 at 12:30PM

Here's a quote I heard from a colleague that was said by an agent who handles writers:
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Here's a quote I heard from a colleague that was said by an agent who handles writers:

When looking at representing a male or female writer who are both the same age and have equal talent the agent said that he or she would take the man every time.

Here's why:

Their careers last longer, They climb faster, they don't get sidetracked (i.e. having kids) and you can sell a man better.

Sigh.

This article is related to: Sexism