Women at Award Shows

Hollywood's Awards Don't Celebrate Real Women

Robin Farr | Posted 03.16.2013 | Canada Alberta
Robin Farr

These award shows don't celebrate real women, or those who work to advance our interests. It's fine for a character in a movie to go against the norm in Hollywood, but when the actress who portrays her accepts an award wearing a low-cut dress, thus bowing to Hollywood convention, I put a little less stock in her ability to influence the perception of women or their roles in society.