Sexism, Violence, and Double Standards on display at the Oscars

The words "It’s no surprise that at one of the biggest events of the year in popular media and culture, we see such blatant displays of sexism and violence — mixed with complicated expressions of racism and ableism, a problematic intersectional stew" over an image of an oscar award.

We know Hollywood is not immune to expressions of violence. We see headlines of behavior on and off screen that speak to our culture’s systemic issues of sexual assault and domestic violence. To the former: yes, art is subjective and is a reflection of our culture. And to that end, we have seen it become…

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