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#BlackTransLivesMatter: How Black Cis-Women are Part of the Problem
5 Accidentally Transphobic Phrases Allies Use — and What to Say Instead
5 Ways White Feminists Can Address Our Own Racism
8 Things I Wish Someone Told Me About Depression As A Black Woman
Ain’t I A Womanist?
All Too Often I Am Forced to Choose: A Conversation with Lydia Diamond
Are Women Getting Any Closer to Equality in Theatre?
The Bechdel Test Sets the Bar Too Low. Let's Write a New One.
Best Articles 2013: The 24 Pieces That Should Be Required Reading For Women
Best Articles 2012: The 25 Pieces That Should Be Required Reading For Women
Career or Children? Why Theatre Parents Feel Forced to Choose
Charging Bias by Theaters, Female Playwrights to Hold Meeting
Cross Post: How To Build Gender Parity Initiatives and Influence Theatre
Dear White Women: To Whom My Pain is Invisible
Drama Is Drama: Women’s Voices in Theater
Erica Whyman –‘still no gender equality among theatre leaders’
Emily Glassberg Sands’ Princeton Study
Even the Score: Female composers edge forward.
Facebook Feminism, Like It or Not
Fair Play: Should Gender Equality in Theatre Be Mandatory?
Gender Disparity, Self-Reporting, and Theatre Rhino's A Lady and A Woman
Gender Equality Checklist
Girls on Film: Hollywood's 4 Percent Problem
Guthrie Theater’s debt to women and diversity
How systems change.
I Have a Character Issue
If We Divide, We Don’t Conquer: 3 Reasons Why Feminists Need to Talk About Race
In Which My Tolerance for Sexism in Theatre Reaches a Breaking Point
Increasing Diversity in the Theater
Interview with Carey Perloff
It Can’t Happen Here: Sexual Harassment in the Theatre
Joss Whedon on Writing Strong Women Characters
Lean In Discussion Guide
Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence Against Women of Color
My So-Called 'Post-Feminist' Life in Arts and Letters
Misogynoir: Where Racism and Sexism Meet
Nicholas Hytner Predicts Gender Equality Among Theatre-makers
Not Here to Make Friends
Not There Yet: Equality for Women
On Gender Parity
Opening the Curtain on Playwright Gender
Playmaking in Pseudo-Post-Feminist America
Push for Parity
Sexism in Dance: Where are all the Female Choreographers?
Sexism on the Stage – Meet the Women Tearing up the Script
She Has A Name: Casually Diminishing Women In Theatre
Sundance Playwrights Sound Off on Female Emergence, Blacklisting and Advocacy Group The Kilroys
The Price of Being a Female Artist
Rethinking Gender Bias in Theater
Rose McGowan Is Starting A Revolution
Theresa Rebeck’s Laura Pels Keynote Speech
Theatre of Equality: Research on Gender Equality and the Arts
This Is What I Mean When I Say "White Feminism"
Towards a Framework for Responsible Trans Casting, Part 1: Words, Words, Words
Towards a Framework for Responsible Trans Casting, Part 2: The Performers
Towards a Framework for Responsible Trans Casting, Part 3: The Writers
We Are Part of the Problem—and of the Solution
We Are Not a Mirror: Theater Must Lead with Women’s Stories
We Need More Women Superheroes
We Need to Talk About Katy Perry: Why Orientalism in Pop Culture Matters?
What We Talk About When We Talk About Race
When Leaning In Doesn't Pay Off
Why Are People Using the Terms ‘Womyn’ and ‘Womxn’ Instead of ‘Women’?
Why I Don’t F**k with Feminism, Even If It's Intersectional
Why Is 'White Feminism' Such a Dirty Phrase? A History of Feminism and Exclusion
Why The Bechdel Test Is More Important Than You Realize
Why Those ‘Suffragette' T-Shirts are a Racial Slap
Why Make a Caricature of what are Complex Feelings for some Black Women?
Why Our Feminism Must Be Intersectional (And 3 Ways to Practice It)
Wobbling on the Political Lines (in six inch heels): Creating Feminist Theater with Girls
A Woman's World: Family or a Career – Why Do Women In Theatre Have to Choose? Marsha Norman Weighs In
Women In Sitcoms Are Getting A Lot More Three-Dimensional. And That's A Good Thing.
Women's Suffrage Leaders Left Out Black Women
21 Racial Microaggressions You Hear On A Daily Basis
27 Racial Microaggressions People Of Color Are Tired Of Hearing
A-List Actresses Tackle Race, Sexism, Aging in Hollywood
The Academy Awards isn’t alone with its color problem. Look at higher education.
Asian Actors Onstage: Lea Salonga, Phillipa Soo Sound Off on Broadway Representation, Cultural Perceptions
Asian American Theater Leaders React to 'Nightingale' Controversy
Asian-Americans: Why Can't We Get Cast In NYC?
August Wilson vs. Robert Brustein
Bamboo-Ceiling TV: Eddie Huang on "Fresh Off the Boat"
Black Folks, It's Time To Stop Taking Care Of White People
Black Lives Matter Fall 2015 Syllabus
Black Lives Matter Fall 2016 Syllabus
Black Lives Matter vs. Bernie Sanders, explained
Carrying Forward, Clumsily
The Case for Reparations - Article
The Case for Reparations - Interview with Ta-Nehisi Coates
Casting for Justice: Making Some Mirrors
COLORBLIND (Response to media racism/racebending)
Colorblind Casting or Color-Consciousness?
The Complicity Cost of Racial Inclusion
Diversity, Equality, Bus Lanes, and the Arts
A Diversity Problem in Arts Administration: The 2013 Salary Survey Reaction
For Key And Peele, Biracial Roots Bestow Special Comedic 'Power'
Funding Crisis Threatens Black Theater
Geisha A-Go-Go: Katy Perry’s AMAs Performance Stirs Debate
The Ground on Which I Stand - August Wilson
Holding the Mirror Up to Nature
Hollywood’s Diversity Gap Has Spawned An “Epidemic Of Invisibility”
Hollywood Diversity Paints Bleak Picture for Anyone Who is Not a White Man
How do you say “Arts Education” in Spanish?
How to Cast Actors of Color
How to Fix Hollywood's Race Problem
How to Race Bait
How to Tell Someone They Sound Racist
How to Uphold White Supremacy by Focusing on Diversity and Inclusion
HowlRound - Black Theatre
HowlRound - Latino/a Theatre
I’m Having Trouble with the Idea that Art is Universal Lately
I Don’t Discuss Racism With White People
Images of Other - Dramaturgy Guild Panel moderated by Christine Toy Johnson with panelists John Weidman, Fernanda Coppel and Kia Corthron
Inside Hollywood’s Shocking Blackface Problem
Keep Your Hands Off of My Kimono, White People
Killers, Slaves and Butlers: Isaiah Washington on African Americans and the Academy
Many Major Theaters Believe in Color Blind Casting (Except When It Comes to People of Color)
Moving The Race Conversation Forward
Opportunities Abound: Antiracism and Arts Philanthropy
Ordway Center's Miss Saigon: The show must go on
An ‘Otello’ Without Blackface Highlights an Enduring Tradition in Opera
Our 21st-century Segregation: We're Still Divided by Race
Pop Culture, White Privilege and Widening the Lens
Protecting Racism in Theatre
Push for Diversity in Ballet Turns to Training the Next Generation
Race and Casting's Recurring Role
Race and Representation in American Theatre
Racist or Not Racist with Key and Peele (The Daily Show with John Stewart)
The Real Problem When It Comes to Diversity and Asian-Americans
Realism vs. Racism: Opera's Casting Call
Should a Fuss Be Made Over Colorblind Casting?
The Talented (Tenth?) Mr. West
Thoughts on Theater: Colorblind Casting
The Trouble with Mary & MARY RESPONDS: My Interview with Mary Zimmerman
What Shall We Tell Our Young Playwrights Who Are Black?
When A Facebook Comment Says More Than a Long Blog Post About Diversity
Who is Black? One Nation's Definition
A Whole New Ballgame in Arts Hiring
Why Black & Brown Representation in Pop Culture Is Important. A Rant.
Why Hollywood is still so bad at diversity
Why Is Othello Black?
Why It's Important to Have Black and Brown Bodies Onstage Outside of Stereotypical Black and Brown Roles
Why it’s so mind-blowing (and important) to see Asian parents kissing on TV
Why Mixed with White isn't White
Why Reverse Racism Isn't Real
Yes/And – tackling racial diversity by looking to things adjacent
The Role of Allies
4 Ways To Honor Native Americans Without Appropriating Our Culture
4 Ways to Push Back Against Your Privilege
The 5 Stages of White Privilege Awareness
6 Things White Parents Can Do to Raise Racially Conscious Children
7 Actual Facts That Prove White Privilege Exists in America
9 Ways We Can Make Social Justice Movements Less Elitist and More Accessible
Are you or your org guilty of Trickle-Down Community Engagement?
Are You Sure You're Not a Racist
Are You Willing to Give Up Your Privilege
Blackface, Diversity, and Getting Opera Right in 2015
Calling IN: A Less Disposable Way of Holding Each Other Accountable
Casual Racism is not My Spirit Animal
Challenging Racism and the Problem with White “Allies”: A Conversation with David Leonard
Coercive Philanthropy? Legitimacy v. Wisdom
Conviction? Check. Money? Check. So What's Keeping the Arts Sector from Embracing Active, Diverse Audience Engagement?
Curriculum for White Americans to Educate Themselves on Race and Racism–from Ferguson to Charleston
Diversification as Disruption
Diversity is a Problem
Dr. Manuel Pastor’s Speak on the Impact of Demographics on the Arts
The Enlightenment’s ‘Race’ Problem, and Ours
Establishing Cultural Norms: Our Role and Responsibility
Explaining White Privilege to a Broke White Person
A Few Things I Think We Should Learn From MCTC’s Attack on Professor Shannon Gibney
From Here to There
How to Be an Ally if You Are a Person with Privilege
How to Tell Someone They Sound Racist
Interview with Joseph Haj
Nine Learnings on Privilege and Diversity
On Being an Ally and Being Called Out on Your Privilege
On Coercive Philanthropy and Change: Breakups May Be Good and Necessary
On White Privilege and Museums
Open Letter to the Three White Students Who Filed a Discrimination Complaint Against Their Black Teacher
On Racism and White Privilege
Opportunities Abound: Antiracism and Arts Philanthropy
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Audience Development Manifesto
Placemaking and the Politics of Belonging and Dis-belonging
The Problem with “Privilege”
Pop culture, white privilege and widening the lens
Practical Ways We Can Stop Centering Everything Around White People’s Feelings
Recognizing Privilege and Structural Racism
Social Identity Wheel Exercise
Speaking from Privilege
The Year We Obsessed Over Identity
Thinkin of a Master Plan ...
This Comic Perfectly Explains What White Privilege Is
This is What White Privilege Is
To the White Anti-Racists Who are Nervous About Stepping Up Against Racism
Twitter Sparks A Serious Discussion About Race And Feminism
The Unbearable Whiteness of Being
The Unbearable Whiteness of the American Left
We Cannot Have Honest Discussions About Racism if We Refuse to Confront Whiteness
The Weight of White people in the World
What Lies Beneath: The Truth About Unconscious Bias
What To Do If Your Workplace Is Too White
What you need to know about... Equality Diversity and Inclusion
When Does Coaxing Become Coercing?
White America’s racial illiteracy: Why our national conversation is poisoned from the start
White Artists Need to Start Addressing White Supremacy in their Work
White Fragility and the Rules of Engagement
White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism
White People Do Good Things for One Another, and That’s Bad for Hiring
White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack
White Women’s Tears and the Men Who Love Them
Why Aren’t There More Butts of Color in These Seats?
Why Equity Matters: New Ideas and Action Steps
Why I'm Not Here for #WhiteGirlsRock
Why Intersectionality Can't Wait
A Word for White People in Two Parts
This Is the Perfect Illustration of Why Microaggressions Hurt
Working with Small Arts Organization sHow and Why It Matters