Equity found that 72% of female performers felt pressured to “look a particular way” in order to get work in comparison with 28% of male performers,
People who play dress up get judged on their looks. Differently across genders in a sexually dimorphic species.
The report flags up the underrepresentation of women on the Cultural Renewal Taskforce, which is responsible for supporting the culture sector in the pandemic. “Zero leadership positions are occupied by women, with only three women on the taskforce as a whole,” it states.
And isn’t that disgusting?
Parrish, the artistic director of Sphinx, called the taskforce’s gender imbalance “disgraceful”.