New Study Confirms Our Worst Fears About Roles For Women In Hollywood

February 10, 2015 11:00 PM

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New Study Confirms Our Worst Fears About Roles For Women In Hollywood

If it seems like there are 20 Star-Lords for every Katniss, well, you're not imagining things. Even though the 2014 box office seemed like it was absolutely teeming with estrogen, women were only 12% of the onscreen protagonists of the year's top-grossing films. What's worse, that's 3% less than 2013.

Dr. Martha Lauzen, the executive director of the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego State University and the author of the study, told Variety, "There is a growing disconnect or gap between what we might perceive as being the current status of women in film and their a...

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