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Sorry young women and people of color, the Oscars don’t represent you

An LA Times study found that Academy Award voters are 94% Caucasian, 77% male and have a median age of 62. Men make up 90% of five branches from cinematography to writing, and of the 43 board governors, only six are women. It makes me wonder, if more young people were members of the Academy, might the Oscar nominations change?

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But lately I’ve been seeing it differently. Now I think moral fiber’s about finding that one thing you really care about. That one special thing that means more to you than anything else in the world. And when you find her, you fight for her. You risk it all, you put her in front of everything, your life, all of it. And maybe the stuff you do to help her isn’t so clean. You know what? It doesn’t matter. Because in your heart you know, that the juice is worth the squeeze.
—  The Girl Next Door
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I’ve heard it said that this here, this here’s a man’s world. And some girls, they believe it. Primping and fussing and holding out, hoping a boy will look her way. They don’t know they got the power. As for me, I’m not that kinda girl. I’m on top. Which begs the question.. If the girl’s on top, well who’s the one getting screwed? If it’s a man’s world, God wouldn’t have made me.