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January 29, 2008

ABC News: Geena Davis Tackles Gender Issues

What’s the Buzz Interview: The award-winning actress takes on the portrayal of women in the media and explains her motivation for founding the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. Watch the video…

January 25, 2008

Geena Davis Talks Gender in the Media

Whether intentionally or not, actress Geena Davis has taken on many a female character with strong ideas and values. Her most iconic roles in recent years have included the vulnerable-turned-resolute Thelma Dickinson in Thelma & Louise, the independent, motherly figure Dottie Hinson in A League of Their Own, the first American woman to become the “Commander in Chief” and the role that won her an Academy Award, the complicated dog trainer Muriel Pritchett, a woman who isn’t shy when it comes to what she wears or getting what she wants, in The Accidental Tourist. Read More…

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