Terry’s Picks: Lizz Winstead & Good News About Female Showrunners

Lizz Windstead at the 2014 PFLAG National Straight For Equality Awards

Check Out: Daily Show creator Lizz Winstead on her “campaign for reproductive rights—with laughter” on WMC Live with Robin Morgan, available on WMCLive.com and iTunes.

Looking Forward To: the 2nd Global Symposium presented by the Geena Davis Institute on Gender and Media.

Happy to Report: the female showrunners in scripted television series is going to rise for the 2014 – 2015 season after decreasing over the last 2 years. At 28%, we’re a long way from the 50% goal, but progress is good. Studies have shown that shows with female showrunners employ more women behind of and in front of the camera.

Terry Lawler is NYWIFT’s Executive Director. Tune in every Tuesday for her picks.