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Bringing Humor & Diversity to Netflix with Gena-mour Barrett by We Belong for Girls' Globe

Bringing Humor & Diversity to Netflix with Gena-mour Barrett

For the fifth episode of We Belong Podcast, we go to the UK to meet Gena-mour Barrett, a journalist and Editorial Creative Manager at Netflix UK, where she curates the Netflix IX interview series.

In our conversation, we dive into her personal story, her childhood in South London and her passion for writing. We also discuss humour and satire in the media, representation and diversity in the entertainment industry and, of course, her views on Brexit!

The Women I am Not

After spending a weekend in bed with flu and catching up on TV, I have an aching sensation (which incidentally doesn’t come from my infected sinuses). Sex on screen continues to be misogynistic, violent and completely unrealistic. As young girls we are told to be

Top 5 Feminist Moments of 2017

1. Women’s March On January 21 2017, advocates for policies regarding human rights and women’s rights, immigration reform, healthcare reform, reproductive rights, environmental protections, LGBTQ rights, racial equality and freedom of religion marched around the world. Many marchers protested the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump

Feminist Friday: Women Who Inspire Me

These four women continue to make progress related to women’s rights and the media attention that women’s issues receive. I believe they deserve our applause and appreciation!

The Wonders of Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman embodies the truth that women have the power to make a positive impact – whether that’s saving the world from villains, or being a caring mother and wife.

Female Role Models

Social media creates an ever-increasing pressure on young women and girls to look, act and be a certain way. Is it better to have ‘perfect’ role models to look up to, or role models that show reality?

January’s Inspiration

A new year offers the perfect opportunity for a little motivation-renewal, and so this January I have been thinking about who, and what, inspires me. Female role models received an unusual level of media attention in 2015. There was the Pirelli calendar, which made a shift

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