Okay — 10 Reasons It’s Time To Stop Saying Older Women Are “Invisible”.

Monica D Drake
11 min readMar 24, 2022
One Storyline for “Older” Actresses, Summed Up In a Single Frame

Testing, testing…1…2…3…Is this mic on? Am I…here?

In 2015, Reuters printed the decisive headline: “It’s Official! Many Women Become Invisible After 49”.

It all sounded so exciting!

A previous New York Times headline, back in 1981, shouted with equal conviction, “Older Women: No Longer

Monica D Drake

Monica Drake is the author of the novels, Clown Girl and The Stud Book, and the linked story collection, The Folly of Loving Life.