"I decided to leave my life eight months ago. Since then, I’ve been to Finland with a Latin American ballroom dancing team, toured Sweden with a Greek, met some Canadians in Amsterdam to watch the Olympics, and I’m about to head to Iraq to teach social media to soldiers in war zones."
My god Rich people are so full of shit. If I ‘left my life’ right now I could probably travel to the end of the bus line for about a week until my pass expired , then I’d have to get a job again.
The report also breaks down in grim detail how women characters are more likely to be younger; more likely to be deprived of an occupation, goal, or leadership position; and less likely to be in any sort of leadership position. But perhaps the most upsetting revelation of the study is—much like the numbers of women working behind the scenes—the number of women represented on screen is actually *worse* than it was about 10 years ago. In 2002, 16 percent of characters in mainstream films were female.