THEROTTENAPPL.ES where media consumers go to learn whether or not a film or television show has been tainted by sexual violence, released a new feature today, expanding beyond awareness building of just how pervasive systematic inequality continues to be in the entertainment industries.
The online service now let’s users take action to help push for final ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, using knowledge about what America is watching to fuel the march towards equal protection under the law.
In partnership with the ERA Coalition, Rotten Apples now provides additional information and resources to obtain more information from partners and how to report cases of inequity and discrimination.
“Rotten Apples continues to build a bridge between media and social action,” said Bekah Nutt, Co-Founder of Rotten Apples and Digital Director, Level Forward. “By harnessing the power of entertainment fans around the world, we’re confident that just equality and protection under the law is coming to America,” added Level Forward CEO Adrienne Becker.
Carol Jenkins, Co-President/CEO of The ERA Coalition said, “The ERA Coalition is thrilled to collaborate with Rotten Apples and Level Forward to push for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). We are closer than ever, and Virginia could vote to be the required 38th state to ratify the ERA as early as January 2020. Rotten Apples focus on equality and justice for girls and women in general – and the get out the vote in Virginia in particular – is powerful.”