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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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Women and Hollywood

Jennifer Lopez to Receive GLAAD Award

She'll be honored for her producing work on ABC Family's "The Fosters."
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • March 25, 2014 2:11 PM
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Cross Post: Fostering Our Future

The new fantastic, flashy, female-fronted shows of the season have received seemingly endless and endlessly deserving ink. We all love "Orphan Black" and "Orange Is the New Black,". But there's a quieter, also deserving show of the summer that has been quietly revolutionary in its own way. And that show is "The Fosters."
  • By Dorothy Snarker
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  • August 9, 2013 11:05 AM
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TV Watch This: Trailer for The Fosters - Executive Produced by Jennifer Lopez

  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • May 9, 2013 10:00 AM
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