Latest News Wires Oscars 2013: Is Hollywood ready for gender-neutral awards?

With the 2013 awards season in full swing, Hollywood insiders discuss whether Oscars and other awards should still be separately awarded to actors and actresses.

By , AP Entertainment Writer

Gregorio Borgia / AP

Do Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway and Helen Mirren really need a category just for women — a singular kind of affirmative action — to snare one of Hollywood's favorite accessories, an Oscar, Emmy or Screen Actors Guild trophy?