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The subject of gender and racial equity in cultural spaces is hot again, inspired by renewed awareness and the #MeToo movement, and informed by new tools and methods for data collection and analysis. We’ll provide links to relevant readings here. Feel free to submit articles of interest to us at



Silvia Rottenberg, “Women Art Workers in Argentina Demand Gender Equality, and Museums Start to Listen,” Hyperallergic, Mar 9, 2018.

Melena Ryzik, “The Guerrilla Girls, After 3 Decades, Still Rattling Art World Cages,” New York Times, Aug 5, 2015.


Amy Mannarino and Mara Kurlandsky, “What the Data Tell Us About the Challenges Facing Female Artists of Color,” Hyperallergic, Mar 1, 2018.

Henri Neuendorf, “It’s Official, 80% of the Artists in NYC’s Top Galleries Are White,”, Jun 2, 2017.

Maura Reilly, “Taking the Measure of Sexism: Facts, Figures, and Fixes,” Artnews, May 26, 2015.

Jillian Steinhauer, “Tallying Art World Inequality, One Gallery at a Time,” Hyperallergic, Mar 27, 2014.



Dr. Stacy L. Smith, Marc Choueiti, and Katherine Pieper, Inequality in 900 Popular Films: Examining Portrayalas of Gender, Race/Ethnicity, LGBT, and Disability from 2007–2016. Report. Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, USC Annenberg, Jul 2017.

Walt Hickey, Ella Koeze, Rachael Dottle and Gus Wezerek, “The Next Bechdel Text,” FiveThirtyEight, Dec 21, 2017.