Sexism in Hollywood

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It’s no big secret that Hollywood is a man’s world. But now the status quo is being challenged as a violation of civil rights: specifically, the dearth of women in the director's chair. The A.C.L.U. is pushing the agencies that oversee employment practices to look into what they call rampant and intentional gender discrimination in recruiting and hiring female directors. What’s the civil rights organization asking for, and what is it like to be a woman working in the business today?

Credits

Guests:
Melissa Goodman - ACLU of Southern California - @mg718, Jen Arnold - writer, director and producer

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Jolie Myers, Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Christian Bordal