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Opinion: Female CIA agents are wrongly portrayed in Hollywood

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief | Apr 09, 2015

Real-life women in the Central Intelligence Agency want Hollywood to start writing their on-screen counterparts more professionally by avoiding overuse of binge drinking and promiscuity in the name of the job. "The problem is that they portray most women in such a one-dimensional way," said counterterrorism analyst Gina Bennett, adding, "It can leave a very distinct understanding of women at the agency -- how we function, how we relate to men, how we engage in national security — that is pretty off.” New York Times (tiered subscription model), The (04/04)


Beyond Bechdel: Writing real women for the screen

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief | Apr 02, 2015

Rosie O'Donnell, Robert De Niro commit to Davis' Bentonville Film Festival

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief | Mar 26, 2015

Geena Davis Institute research prompts female lead in "The Little Prince"

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief | Apr 16, 2015

"The Empowerment Project" highlights strong women

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief | Apr 09, 2015

Keira Knightley highlights the need for Hollywood gender parity

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief | Apr 02, 2015

Boot camp trains women, minorities who want to sit on boards

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief | Mar 26, 2015

History lesson: Female superheroes were not created to excite men

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief | Mar 26, 2015

Davis: Gender imbalance extends to children's media

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief | Mar 26, 2015

How girls helped "Home" beat box office odds

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief | Apr 02, 2015


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