What the fuck was this show about again?
It wasn’t even that the Big Bang Theory had a huge hit, it was that this show was all about this episode.
The premiere episode of the season had a whole lot of fun and was full of action, but it also had some very real moments that reminded me of the time I lost my virginity to the guy from Breaking Bad.
And as much as I loved this show, I’m not sure that the way it presented these moments felt like a good time to be having sex.
This was, after all, the year that The Bachelor, The Voice, and The Walking Dead became household names and that women were starting to take on more of a starring role on the big screen.
The problem with that, of course, is that there are so many good-looking women on TV right now, and they’re often so much more exciting than the guys that are supposed to be taking their place.
So why are we still putting women in these roles, and what can we do to make our shows more diverse and less sexist?
I asked a few of my favorite female actors and producers about what they were doing to bring more diversity and less sexism into their work.
The first thing I noticed was that some of these actors and actresses are actually really interested in the topic of sexism and misogyny in TV, and while they may not always feel comfortable talking about it, they are constantly finding ways to address it.
“I think that it’s very important to not only be respectful of women and their experiences, but to make sure that we’re showing that it is not only acceptable, but even desirable to look like the women we see on TV,” says Jodie Foster.
“The way that we deal with it and the way that you treat women, is not always that simple.
There are all these things that we do that are so insidious that it doesn’t really work.”
“There’s this idea of the Big Bad and the little girl, but really, it’s all about the Big Girl,” says Lena Dunham.
“It’s not a girl who just doesn’t care about her mother.
It’s a girl that has a problem, a problem that she’s going to solve, and she has to go out and fight for it.
It takes an extraordinary character to do that, and it’s a character that we haven’t seen on TV before.”
“I feel like a lot of times, people get so wrapped up in the narrative of the show and the narrative that they forget that there’s a huge range of emotions that are being expressed, and that there aren’t just big, white-haired women and white men in a show that’s supposed to reflect the diversity of our country and our world,” says Gillian Jacobs.
“We’re so often told to believe that we need to accept everyone and everyone should be able to have their own space in the world.
We have to accept that we don’t have to be perfect, and I think that that’s not true at all.
There’s no one right way to treat someone.
There is no one thing that is right for everybody.”
I ask about her own experiences in the workplace.
“When I was in my early 20s, my boss said, ‘What do you want to do when you’re 40?’
And I said, I want to be a lawyer.
And he goes, ‘Well, we need a lawyer, right?’
And it took me a couple of months to figure out, ‘Oh, well, what do you mean?’
I’m the first person in the whole world to have been raised as a lawyer,” she says.
“And so, I got an MBA from Columbia and a law degree from NYU.
And I didn’t go to law school, I went straight to law.
I worked in Manhattan, and in Manhattan I was just getting started.”
“The Big Bang is really about the fact that women don’t always get the credit they deserve, and the reason that women are being treated in this way is because there’s just no place for them in a world that is not run by men,” says Gaby Hoffmann.
“There is not an institution in the United States that will hire a woman, let alone a woman who’s not white, male, cisgender, and straight.
And that’s a big problem.”
“So, what we have to do, I think, is recognize that we have a lot more work to do,” says Rebecca Sugar.
“Because what we need are women who are not only good writers and good actors, but good directors, and good creators.
And if that means that they’re also good parents, then great.
But what we also have to look at is the fact of the matter: What happens when a man and a woman have a baby and they decide to name it after their daughter?
Or the fact, that there is no place, in a place that has the potential to