Jessica Chastain is no stranger to putting the spotlight on gender inequality in Hollywood. But in a new interview with Porter magazine, she gets extra personal about how inequality affects her daily life on set.
"When you have both genders represented, then you have a healthier point of view," she told the magazine, a point that
f eminists humans everywhere can get behind. "You don't feel a hierarchy; you don't have anyone feeling like they are being left out or bullies or humiliated. Sometimes, being the only girl on set, you can feel like a sexual object."
Chastain is one of many, many, many celebrities who have spoken out about sexism and gender inequality in Hollywood. Chastain recently teamed up with Freida Pinto, Queen Latifah, Catherine Hardwicke, and Juliette Binoche for We Do It Together, a new production company specifically focused on boosting female empowerment in films and on television. Hopefully, these Hollywood heavyweights can help change the conversation.
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