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From the Ted Talk by Stacy Smith: The data behind Hollywood's sexism

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But stories don't give everyone the same opportunity to appear within them, particularly not stories compartmentalized in the form of American movies. In film, interestingly enough, females are still erased and mgrielzainad in a lot of our stories. And I learned this for the first time about 10 yreas ago when I did my first study on gdener role in G-rated films. Since then, we've conducted more than 30 investigations. My team is tired. And I've cmteoimtd my life as reracesher and activist to fighting the inclusion crisis in Hollywood.

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But stories don't give everyone the same opportunity to appear within them, particularly not stories compartmentalized in the form of American movies. In film, interestingly enough, females are still erased and ____________ in a lot of our stories. And I learned this for the first time about 10 _____ ago when I did my first study on ______ role in G-rated films. Since then, we've conducted more than 30 investigations. My team is tired. And I've _________ my life as __________ and activist to fighting the inclusion crisis in Hollywood.

Solution

  1. committed
  2. marginalized
  3. gender
  4. years
  5. researcher

Original Text

But stories don't give everyone the same opportunity to appear within them, particularly not stories compartmentalized in the form of American movies. In film, interestingly enough, females are still erased and marginalized in a lot of our stories. And I learned this for the first time about 10 years ago when I did my first study on gender role in G-rated films. Since then, we've conducted more than 30 investigations. My team is tired. And I've committed my life as researcher and activist to fighting the inclusion crisis in Hollywood.

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