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Women and Hollywood

Melissa Silverstein is the founder and editor of Women and Hollywood, one of the most respected sites for issues related to women and film as well as other areas of pop culture. Women and Hollywood educates, advocates, and agitates for gender parity across the entertainment industry.

She is also the co-founder and Artistic Director of The Athena Film Festival. The 4th annual festival took place from February 6-9, 2014 at Barnard College in NYC.

Melissa recently published the first book from Women and Hollywood, In Her Voice: Women Directors Talk Directing, which is a compilation of over 40 interviews that have appeared on the site.

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Cher to Bring More Glamour to Television Screens with 60s Focused Project

Personal life icon and owner of my favorite Twitter account, Cher, has recently inked a development deal with Logo, an LGBT focused network that has blessed lives with RuPaul’s Drag Race.
  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • January 14, 2013 10:00 AM
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Listen to Barbara, Cher and Kathy Griffin Support Obama

One day more! Don't forget to vote.
  • By Melissa Silverstein
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  • November 5, 2012 9:41 AM
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