EEO & Diversity

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Sat, 09/28/2013 - 11:40

Lessbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) actors face continued discrimination, even as workplace opportunities and conditions improve, according to a first-of-its kind report by SAG-AFTRA and UCLA’s Williams Institute. The report, titled, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Diversity in Entertainment: Experiences and Perspectives of SAG-AFTRA Members, found one-third of all survey respondents believed that casting directors, directors and producers may be biased against LGBT performers, and more than half of LGB performers had heard anti-gay comments on set.

Tue, 09/24/2013 - 18:23

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 24, 2013) --- SAG-AFTRA today announced its recipients for the first SAG-AFTRA American Scene Awards. The awards are scheduled to take place on Friday, Sept. 27 as part of the Celebration event honoring SAG-AFTRA’s inaugural convention. The Inaugural National Convention Celebration is a dinner event with host Mary Hart (Entertainment Tonight). The evening includes entertainment and a special musical performance led by Dorian Holley (The Tonight Show with Jay Leno).

Mon, 12/19/2011 - 17:06

Screen Actors Guild National Executive Director David White appeared on NPR's The Kojo Nnamdi Show on Thursday, December 15 to discuss diversity on screen. Also joining host Nnamdi was actor, film critic and pop-culture commentator Jennice Fuentes who appeared on HBO's K Street, and St. Petersburg Times media critic Eric Deggans.

To hear the podcast, click here.

Fri, 10/28/2011 - 15:05

SAG Affirmative Action and Diversity Dare to be Diverse screening series is pleased to host two screenings of the American Film Institute’s (AFI) New Auteurs selection, Restless City.

The AFI New Auteurs Program highlights first and second-time feature film directors from around the world. A Q&A with Restless City director, Andrew Dosunmu, will follow each screening.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 09:19

Los Angeles (Oct 26, 2011) — The affirmative action committees of American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild and Actors’ Equity Association are delighted to announce the 9th Annual Ivy Bethune Tri-Union Diversity Awards, honoring actor/educator Bill Cosby; actor J.R. Martinez; San Diego’s Mo`olelo Performing Arts Company; and disability advocate and dancer Zina Bethune. The event will be held on November 7, 2011 at 8 p.m. at the Nate Holden Theatre Center at 4718 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, 90016.