The fabulous Mike Adamick, author of the "Dads Book of Awesome Projects," also writes an edgy blog that tackles some serious dads & Daughters issues.
Earlier this month, Mike posted his take on the debate over gender portrayals in the media. As a long-time advocate on this issue (e.g., with the organization that became the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media), I appreciated his thoughts on gender equity in movies:
It’s really not difficult. When a film is being cast, unless a penis or a vagina is paramount to a role, just make the roles 50-50.
Strong girls, shy girls, hapless girls, brave girls.
We need them all.
Read the whole post here: http://mikeadamick.com/2014/05/we-dont-need-more-strong-girls-in-movies/.