“Olivia Wilde Takes Down Hollywood’s Sexist Double Standard With One Simple Sentence” (PolicyMic)

February 21, 2014

“In her speech, Wilde pledged to do more to empower women in film, joining the ranks of outspoken feminist actresses like Cate Blanchett (who had a brilliant moment on the red carpet earlier this year when she asked a cameraman, “Do you do this to the guys too?!” as he scanned her up and down). If Hollywood is ever going to become a more equitable place for women, we need more brilliantly bold questions like Blanchett’s, and more revealing gender-bends like Wilde’s.”

Read more of this article by Tom Barnes for PolicyMic and watch Olivia Wilde’s speech here.

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