Tag: Equality

Bridgerton’s Simone Ashley: ‘Women of Color Are Working Twice as Hard’

Bridgerton’s Simone Ashley: ‘Women of Color Are Working Twice as Hard’ By The Press Association (Alex Green, PA Senior Entertainment Reporter) Bridgerton star Simone Ashley has said that as a woman of colour she has to work “twice as hard” as her peers in the acting world. The 27-year-old actress plays Kate Sharma in series two of the hit Netflix…

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Title IX: Spectacularly Successful and Disturbingly Unfulfilled

Title IX: Spectacularly Successful and Disturbingly Unfulfilled A lack of enforcement has blunted the law’s transformative potential By Anne M. Blaschke Title IX celebrates its 50th birthday on June 23. Signed into law in 1972, the policy requires educational institutions that receive government funding to treat all sexes and gender identities equally. This mandate has at once been phenomenally successful…