Author page: Jaelyn Holmes

Female Stars Raise Millions for Charity at ‘Mom Prom’

Female stars ruled the night at the Baby2Baby gala, which brought in donations of more than $10 million in service of families in poverty. By Katherine Rosman WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Glamour, altruism and cognitive dissonance hung in the air. Some of the most conspicuously privileged people in America, dressed in gowns and tuxedos, wrapped in diamonds, were sipping passion…

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World’s First Female President Reflects On Breaking Barriers

The World’s First Elected Female President Reflects On Breaking Barriers, Women’s Rights By Stephanie Fillion Even at 92, Vigdis Finnbogadottir, who became the first elected female president of a country in 1980, is still a consummate politician and continues to speak out for women’s rights. Finnbogadottir made a recent appearance at the Reykjavik Global Forum, where her attendance was celebrated by…

Women Dominate Australian Directors Guild Award

Women Dominate Australian Directors Guild Award Nominations By Patrick Frater Women filmmakers have performed exceptionally strongly at the nominations stage of the Australian Director’s Guild Awards. Sian Davies has three nominations.  For best direction in a TV or SVOD drama series episode for “The Twelve,” for best direction in a TV or SVOD comedy series episode for “Spreadsheet” and for best direction in…

‘Wakanda Forever’ puts Black Women at the forefront of Marvel

‘Wakanda Forever’ puts Black Women at the forefront of Marvel By Marcus Shorter In an unusual move for a superhero movie, Marvel is replacing two major male characters with Black women.  Passing the mantle from one character to another is common practice in Marvel comic books. Still, it’s just not done in big-budget, live-action adaptations. Movie audiences identify particular actors…