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USC Annenberg’s Annual Hollywood Inequality Study is Out and… It’s Business As Usual

I love studies. It's dorky, but I really do. Mainly I love them because I like to back up my opinions with facts- especially my opinions about representation in the entertainment industry. Just earlier today, USC Annenberg (as part of the Media Diversity Social Change Initiative) released Inequality in 900 Popular Films- an ongoing study… Continue reading USC Annenberg’s Annual Hollywood Inequality Study is Out and… It’s Business As Usual

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Career, Film, Movies, Personal

A Positive Look Back to 2016 & Some Things to Look Forward to in 2017

Hello all! 2016 has been a crazy year! There is so much going on in the world, and there was a lot that went on in Adriana's world this year. So much has changed in a matter of months. As the year comes to a close, I am looking forward to 2017, even if the… Continue reading A Positive Look Back to 2016 & Some Things to Look Forward to in 2017

Career, Diversity, Entertainment, Feminism

NO COMPROMISE: A Lesson From Mila Kunis

On November 2nd, Mila Kunis penned an open letter for A Plus on sexism in Hollywood, and some of her personal experiences with unnamed producers. It's no secret that there are double standards in the workforce, especially in the entertainment industry. Many industries are primarily "Boys' Clubs" where women are paid less, and subject to… Continue reading NO COMPROMISE: A Lesson From Mila Kunis

Career, Entertainment, Social, Travel

California Adventures: the First Month-ish

I can't believe I've been in California for over a month now! I tell you, it's been crazy! I've cried, sweat, gotten lost, and walked more than I ever have in the past couple of years. If you had told me just a couple weeks ago  that I would be here in California, starting to… Continue reading California Adventures: the First Month-ish

Career, Personal, Travel

Some Impressions of California: First Week

So it has been a week in sunny California. I'm still looking for a more substantial job, but I found a temporary gig working at the San Diego County Fair. It's some extra cash while I wait for something better. While I'm still very fresh to California life, here are some more things I noticed:… Continue reading Some Impressions of California: First Week

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Thoughts on Jennifer Lawrence and the Wage Gap in Entertainment

Earlier this week, America's sweetheart Jennifer Lawrence made a rare social media appearance. She released a strongly worded essay through Lena Dunham's email newsletter, Lenny Letter calling out the wage gap between men and women in the entertainment industry. Generally known as being quirky and amiable, she kicks her reputation to the curve and gets… Continue reading Thoughts on Jennifer Lawrence and the Wage Gap in Entertainment