Peter Bart: Industry’s Gender-Equality Movement Making Strides On Its Complex Path

Women dominated the box office last weekend, if not news coverage in general — reminding us that the movement, as it unfolds, continues to teach us, please us and occasionally confuse us. Each week brings us new heroines and villains, as well as …

Women dominated the box office last weekend, if not news coverage in general — reminding us that the movement, as it unfolds, continues to teach us, please us and occasionally confuse us. Each week brings us new heroines and villains, as well as new expressions: Consider “gender fatigue,” “microsensitivity” or “the new separatism.” Even book titles reflect a new lexicon: How to Date Men When You Hate Men is Blythe Roberson's latest entry. Brie Larson has turned out to be…