What If The Academy Just Had A "Best Acting" Category?

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A modest proposal to end the Oscar's gendered acting categories yields an excellent observation: "These categories reward filmmakers who write strong female characters." Also, the revelation that the categories were segregated so the men could actually win. [NPR, The Sexist]


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Rooo sez BISH PLZ

". . . Yes, of course the game has changed since then, but it’s changed in a way that could actually work against men at Oscar time."

Oh, well, let's all just faint dead away in protest then.