Adventuring while female: why the relationship women have with nature matters

Going camping alone, I was reminded that the great works of environmentalist female writers are often overlooked and its our loss Its Monday in the Adirondack state park. Im driving through little towns, passing junk stores, lumber businesses, small cafes and adventure outfitters. I have heard people call this part of New York state poverty with a view. The Adirondacks are a collision of hardship and wealth, but mostly wilderness. Six million acres of it. Its almost LaBastille Day, and …

Nepotism in the movies: it’s time to call out the acting school of mum and dad

If youve got famous parents, your chances in the film industry appear to improve exponentially. If were serious about equality, this has to change Interviewed by Variety at the Los Angeles premiere of the actor Maya Hawke denied that a personal connection led to her being cast in Quentin Tarantinos latest film. Hawke is the daughter of Uma Thurman, who has appeared in three Tarantino films, and she argued that she had gone through the same casting process as other …