Gender in Film

The Largest Analysis of Film Dialogue by Gender, Ever

Film Dialogue from 2,000 screenplays, Broken Down by Gender and Age Lately, Hollywood has been taking so much shit for rampant sexism and racism. The prevailing theme: white men dominate movie roles. But it’s all rhetoric and no data, which gets us nowhere in terms of having an informed discussion.

Because data is a wonderful thing. If it can be measured, why guess?

My son wears dresses, get over it

A father shares his perspective on his son who wears dresses. It’s an amazing (and short) read on masculinity and fatherhood and what it means to be a parent, on bullying and judgements and standing up for yourself. via Sandrine

My Son Wears Dresses; Get Over ItI’ve been a police officer for more than 15 years. I’ve been a detective and now I’m a senior officer who trains the new recruits out on the street. Before that I was a firefighter. Before that I played football in college after playing baseball and football in high school, and lettering my sophomore year.

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Couples Switch Outfits By Hana Pesut

In the “isn’t this fun and hilarious” camp we have this clothing swap where men and women swapped clothes after a picture was taken for a pretty big double-take done by Hana Pesut. Click through for more pictures.

Couples Switch Outfits In Playful, Gender-Bending Photo Series By Hana Pesut (31 pics)Have you ever wondered how you might look if you switched clothes with someone of the opposite gender? Canadian photographer Hana Pesut has set out to deal with that question in Switcharoo, which features couples photographed in their outfits and then again after they swap clothing.

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What would you look like as another gender?

JJ Levine poses the same model in pictures as both a man and a woman. Some of these are especially well done, and they go far beyond a simple clothing swap as they are meant to be believable. Click through for the pictures, my favourite is likely the pregnancy one! via GillianW

Beautiful Photo Series Explores How One Person Can Take On Two Genders1. Alone Time is a photo series by Canadian artist JJ Levine, in which he configures one model into two different genders within the same frame. “By doubling a single body within one frame,” Levine told BuzzFeed, “I celebrate the human capacity for gender fluidity and call into question the idea of authenticity of gender.”

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