Here's Why Hollywood Still Doesn't Get Diversity

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Some people can't seem to stop fussing about how liberal Hollywood is -- which is weird, since that sort of mentality doesn't seem to translate to films. Because for as progressive as we like to imagine Tinsel Town is, the movies they put out show us a different, more depressing story.

We asked our readers to look into how people of color, women, and other underrepresented groups are doing, when it comes to entertainment. The short answer is: Not well.

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In 2019, only 25% of Oscar nominees (in non-acting categories) were women.

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In 2018, it was calculated that 84% of the Academy Award voters were white.

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Each of the 12 leading late night shows has a writing staff that contains more men than women. Including Samantha Bee's show.