Bruno Mars with Grammys President Neil Portnow at 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards

Grammy Awards President Neil Portnow responded to public criticism that the 2018 Grammy Awards major category winners were 75% male. Portnow responded to the backlash that sparked a #GrammysSoMale hashtag on Twitter.com on Sunday.

Only one woman took home a trophy in a major category — Alessia Cara who won for best new artist.

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Monique and Sidney Hicks

Bitter comedian and actress Mo’Nique is still on the warpath after asking her social media followers to boycott Netflix for offering her $500,000 to perform her standup comedy routine in a TV special.

Mo’Nique accused the online streaming giant of gender and race discrimination. She argued that other comics such as Chris Tucker and Amy Schumer were offered millions for their Netflix specials.

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Amy Schumer

Mo’Nique continues her public dispute with Netflix over pay disparities and gender and race inequality. Over the weekend, the 50-year-old comedienne called for a boycott of the online streaming giant after she claims she was offered $500,000 for a standup comedy special — a fraction of what Netflix pays comedians such as actress Amy Schumer (who is not funny at all) and Chris Rock.

Comedienne Wanda Sykes also criticized Netflix for paying her pennies compared to what men and Caucasian comics receive.

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Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson

Tracee Ellis Ross is asking network bosses for a raise to close the pay gap between her and Black-ish co-star Anthony Anderson — even though he has more responsibilities than she does.

Ellis Ross is battling ABC network bosses for equal pay despite the fact that Anderson holds dual roles as actor and executive producer on Black-ish.

Ellis Ross says earning the same pay as Anderson is fair because it symbolizes equality in Hollywood.

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trash

Washington DC sanitation workers have their work cut out for them.

The so-called “nasty women march” on Washington DC left the nation’s capital buried under a mountain of garbage. “Why didn’t they take their trash with them?,” grumbled one sanitation worker on social media.

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women register for draft

Remember the days when only men ages 18-25 were forced to register for the military draft? Women could join the military on a voluntary basis. They weren’t required to enlist. Well, those days are over.

On Wednesday, the House Armed Services Committee quietly approved a measure requiring all women ages 18-25 begin registering for the military draft in case a war breaks out.

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Patricia Arquette poses in the press room at the 87th Annual Academy Awards

Actress Patricia Arquette stoked the fires of controversy during her acceptance speech for the Best Supporting Actress Oscar at the 87th Annual Academy Oscar Awards, held in Hollywood, California, on Sunday.

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