Allison Interviews
Allison Interviews
Jan 11, 2022
S3: E1 Geena Davis Talks Thelma & Louise, Oscar Win, Gender Equality, Ageism
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Catch up with ALLISON INTERVIEWS Host, Allison Kugel: YouTube - Instagram - Allison Interviews Blog - Support the ALLISON INTERVIEWS Podcast - Allison’s Memoir, Journaling Fame: A memoir of a life unhinged and on the record - Oscar winning actress Geena Davis has starred in some of entertainment’s most talked about and celebrated films including Tootsie, Beetlejuice, The Accidental Tourist for which she won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar, Thelma & Louise, A League of Their Own, Hero, and Stuart Little among others. In 2005 and 2006, Davis tackled the fictional role of the first female U.S. President in the television series, Commander in Chief.  As founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, Davis, along with her team, have worked tirelessly gathering scientifically backed data about how girls and women, as well as people with disabilities, varied body types and the LGBTQ+ community are portrayed in media and on screen. Her research has had an enormous impact on Hollywood creators, and has helped to move the ball forward in the development and distribution of more accurate and more inclusive on screen portrayals.  Learn more about the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and get involved at Follow on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter @geenadavisorg --- Support this podcast: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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