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Gentrification in Leimert Park

GGM reporters set out to understand the historically black, significant and creative neighborhood of Leimert Park in Los Angeles, and how gentrification has changed it’s distinct character recently, by interviewing locals, artists and entrepreneurs who have lived there for years. View the full video here. Global Girl Media is a partner of…

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Gender discrimination in health care

By Yetzali Peña https://youtu.be/2Kg65CFgWO4 The following is a submission from Yetzali Peña, a student of Mount Saint Mary’s University Dr. Nicole Haggard is a faculty member in the Film, Media, and Social Justice program at Mount Saint Mary’s University, and also part of the Equal Voice | Equal Future Editorial Board.…

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I Don’t Have to Fit in a Box

By Marisol Gainey The following is a submission from Marisol Gainey, a student of Mount Saint Mary’s University. Gone are the days that I would paint my face away. Covering more than the blemishes peeking out from under skin. Dressing in hopes of being objectified, because these days that's how…

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When Will This Change?

By Joanna Hernandez The following is a submission from Joanna Hernandez, a student of Mount Saint Mary’s University. Dr. Nicole Haggard is a faculty member in the Film, Media, and Social Justice program at Mount Saint Mary’s University, and also part of the Equal Voice | Equal Future Editorial Board. Connect…

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The Future is Female

By IIana DeLue The following is a submission from IIana DeLue, a student of Mount Saint Mary’s University. Dr. Nicole Haggard is a faculty member in the Film, Media, and Social Justice program at Mount Saint Mary’s University, and also part of the Equal Voice | Equal Future Editorial Board. Connect…

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Laundry Day

By Curtis Clifton The following short film is a light hearted take on housework, with gender roles swapped. Far too often Women are saddled with the majority of the domestic responsibility, regardless of what else they may have going on, even full time work. Typically men compound this through the…

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I Didn’t Shave My Legs

By Ianthe Leslie The following is a submission from Ianthe Leslie, a student of Mount Saint Mary's University. Dr. Nicole Haggard is a faculty member in the Film, Media, and Social Justice program at Mount Saint Mary’s University, and also part of the Equal Voice | Equal Future Editorial Board.…

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When Black Women Lead, We All Win: 10 Inspiring Leaders Show Us the Way

BY MARIANNE SCHNALL AND TOLU LAWRENCE In the fight for civil rights in America, Black women have steadily led the way for centuries. Black women led the Underground Railroad, were the unsung leaders of the suffrage movement, organized freedom riders, paved the way for constitutional protections against sex discrimination and remain the most consistent voting block…

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The Great American Lie 

The Great American Lie examines the roots of systemic inequalities through a unique gender lens. With America facing widening economic inequality and stagnant social mobility, this film takes audiences on an empathy journey, inspiring a path forward. Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and First Partner of California Jennifer Siebel Newsom has completed…

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Media Access Awards 2022

The Media Access Awards is the world’s top awards ceremony honoring people in the film and television industries who are advancing the accurate portrayals and employment of people with disabilities. This annual virtual show, done in partnership with Easterseals Disability Services, honors entertainment industry professionals who have advanced disability-related narrative…

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