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Riri Williams to replace Tony Stark in "Iron Man" comics

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief | Jul 07, 2016

A black female character will take over the role of Tony Stark in Marvel's "Iron Man" comic series. Marvel writer Brian Michael Bendis created the new character, science genius Riri Williams, after working in Chicago and hearing about a young woman who overcame violence and personal tragedy to attend college. Time.com (07/06) National Public Radio (07/06) The Associated Press (07/06)


Mattel puts female "Ghostbusters" action figures in boys' toy aisle, sales skyrocket

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief | Jul 28, 2016

Hollywood vies for rights to 9-year-old girl's "real-life Harriet the Spy" adventures

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief | Jul 07, 2016

Male directors address gender inequality in Hollywood

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief | Jul 14, 2016

The women of "Equity" discuss bringing Wall Street film to the big screen

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief | Jul 07, 2016

Dove spotlights how the media depict female athletes

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief | Jul 28, 2016

Women in Animation to attend Comic Con

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief | Jul 14, 2016

Brie Larson set to star as Captain Marvel

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief | Jul 28, 2016

Steven Spielberg: Why classic Disney films should inspire young women

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief | Jun 30, 2016

Dove highlights female talent over appearance

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief | Jul 07, 2016


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