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How 8 Emmys Categories Are Celebrating Women Behind the Scenes on ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ ‘Stranger Things’ and More

How 8 Emmys Categories Are Celebrating Women Behind the Scenes on ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ ‘Stranger Things’ and More

When it comes to the Emmys, gender representation has always been a bit of a struggle behind the scenes. In non-acting categories, especially when it comes to technical awards, there’s a lack of female representation that’s persisted throughout the industry. But this year, there are bright spots to be found.

This is not a complete representation of all of the year’s nominees — there were many other female nominees whose work was noteworthy — but here is a selection of the strides women made in 2017, often in categories largely dominated by men.

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance

BoJack Horseman” (Netflix): Kristen Schaal as Sarah Lynn in “That’s Too Much, Man!” “F Is For Family” (Netflix): Mo Collins as Ginny, Jimmy Fitzsimmons, Lex, Ben, and Cutie Pie in the episode “Pray Away” “The Simpsons” (Fox): Nancy Cartwright as Bart Simpson in “Looking for Mr. Goodbart”

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