Tag Archives: Affirmative Action

Affirmatively Funny

I recently finished reading Jennifer Saunders‘ slightly scatty (but very enjoyable) showbiz memoir Bonkers: My Life in Laughs (2013), and I was intrigued to discover that she and Dawn French were the beneficiaries of “positive discrimination”, back in the day. … Continue reading

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A Quote About Quotas…

The topic of “affirmative action” is trending again at the moment, as a storm brews over this year’s all-white Oscar nominations… so I thought I’d share this tidbit I read while “researching” my post about Katherine Ryan yesterday. To block-quote … Continue reading

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Quotes & Quotas

While I was trawling for info on the Goodness Gracious Me special a few weeks back, I kept stumbling over comments made by Meera Syal regarding the BBC’s recent pledge that it would ensure there’s always at least one female panellist … Continue reading

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